SBP and GSK Create New Center for Translational Neuroscience

Academic-Industry Alliance Seeks to Find and Validate New Targets for Drug Development LA JOLLA, CA–(Marketwired – April 20, 2016) – Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), a leading fundamental and translational research institute, and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a global pharmaceutical company, have announced the creation of the SBP-GSK Center for Translational Neuroscience. The new Center, located on the SBP campus in La Jolla, will bring together experts from SBP and GSK to investigate factors that influence brain function and potentially reverse or slow down neurodegeneration, with the aim of identifying and validating new therapeutic targets. Under the three year agreement, GSK will provide funding to create and support a research laboratory. Staffed by SBP scientists, postdoctoral candidates and technicians working alongside neuroscientists from GSK, the Center will be designed to…


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