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Torrey Pines Institute Awarded $3.1 Million for Inflammation and Autoimmune Disease in Bi-Coastal Collaboration

Torrey Pines Institute Awarded $3.1 Million for Inflammation and Autoimmune Disease in Bi-Coastal Collaboration

The National Institute of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have awarded Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (TPIMS) a $3,094,096 grant to identify...

May 01 2014

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Akron Biotech Awarded SBIR Grant for Development of Novel Method to Isolate Adipose Derived Stem Cells

Akron Biotech Awarded SBIR Grant for Development of Novel Method to Isolate Adipose Derived Stem Cells

Akron Biotech Awarded SBIR Grant for Development of Novel Method to Isolate Adipose Derived Stem Cells BOCA RATON, FLORIDA - Akron Biotech, an innovative biotech company focused on serving the...

Apr 17 2014

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Florida Drug Discovery Acceleration Program

Florida Drug Discovery Acceleration Program

FLORIDA DRUG DISCOVERY ACCELERATION PROGRAM The Florida Drug Discovery Acceleration Program is funded by the state of Florida for the 2014-2015 fiscal year through the Department of Health. This program...

Oct 09 2013

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IRSC and Torrey Pines Announce New Work-Study Internship Program

IRSC and Torrey Pines Announce New Work-Study Internship Program

Twenty students gain research experienceIndian River State College (IRSC) and Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (TPIMS) have launched an innovative new Work-Study Internship program that engages students in cutting-edge...

May 31 2013

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Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies Initiates Research Collaboration with Takeda

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies Initiates Research Collaboration with Takeda

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies, a non-profit institute dedicated to conducting basic research to advance the understanding of human disease and the improvement of human health, announced today the...

Jan 17 2013

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Libby Handel, Ph.D. Joins Torrey Pines Institute as Director of Business Development

Libby Handel, Ph.D. Joins Torrey Pines Institute as Director of Business Development

Libby Handel, Ph.D. has been named Director of Business Development at Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies where she will be responsible for commercializing research and technologies, creating and managing...

Nov 09 2012

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Dr. Vipin Kumar awarded $2 million grant to fight alcohol liver disease

Dr. Vipin Kumar awarded $2 million grant to fight alcohol liver disease

Heavy alcohol consumption is known to be the main cause of alcohol liver disease (ALD), but understanding the cellular interactions involved in livery injury following alcohol ingestion is poorly understood....

Sep 27 2012

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Dr. Barbara Mueller awarded $2 million grant to fight breast cancer

Dr. Barbara Mueller awarded $2 million grant to fight breast cancer

The toll of advanced breast cancer on women’s lives remains unacceptably high and new approaches are needed to treat the disease. By investigating a new cell surface receptor that appears...

Sep 21 2012

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STEM Internships at Torrey Pines Institute Offer Hands-on Educational Experience to Students

STEM Internships at Torrey Pines Institute Offer Hands-on Educational Experience to Students

Science, technology, engineering and math, also known as STEM areas, are increasingly related to our everyday lives, including the products we buy, services we use and careers that will be...

Sep 05 2012

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Local High School Science Teacher Earns Practical Lab Experience as Teacher Intern

Local High School Science Teacher Earns Practical Lab Experience as Teacher Intern

Summertime typically brings memories of hot days and relaxation, but at Torrey Pines Institute's Summer Internship Program for Teachers, local science teachers are given the opportunity to learn novel research...

Aug 13 2012

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Researchers discover mechanism that helps control blood cell production in bone marrow

Researchers discover mechanism that helps control blood cell production in bone marrow

Scientists from Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies and their collaborators have discovered that a long-chain sugar molecule contributes to blood cell production in the bone marrow. In healthy people,...

Aug 07 2012

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Torrey Pines Institute’s Summer Internship Program Celebrates 5th Year, Welcomes 13 Summer Interns

Torrey Pines Institute’s Summer Internship Program Celebrates 5th Year, Welcomes 13  Summer Interns

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies kicked off its fifth year of summer internships on May 16th. During the summer of 2012, the Institute will be hosting 13 students,...

Jun 04 2012

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Torrey Pines Institute's 3rd Annual Race for Research Breaks Attendance Records

Torrey Pines Institute's 3rd Annual Race for Research Breaks Attendance Records

The air was filled with positive energy and music as a beautiful spring sunrise greeted Torrey Pines Institute’s 3rd annual Race for Research Half Marathon and 5K on March 24th,...

Apr 04 2012

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Dr. Richard Houghten elected as chair of the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County

Dr. Richard Houghten elected as chair of the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County

Dr. Richard Houghten of Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies was elected as chair of the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County Inc. for 2012-13, the group announced. Rodney Smith...

Dec 13 2011

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Dr. Lawrence Toll Receives $1.8 million Grant for Pain Drug Discovery

Dr. Lawrence Toll Receives $1.8 million Grant for Pain Drug Discovery

Dr. Lawrence Toll, Full Member and Director of Neuropharmacology at Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies will study potential treatments for acute and chronic pain with reduced addiction, thanks to...

Oct 10 2011

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Internationally Recognized Neuropharmacologist Dr. Lawrence Toll Joins Faculty

Internationally Recognized Neuropharmacologist Dr. Lawrence Toll Joins Faculty

Neuropharmacologist and researcher Lawrence Toll, Ph.D., has joined Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies in Port St. Lucie as a Full Member and Director of Neuropharmacology. Dr. Toll’s research focuses on...

Sep 16 2011

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Dr. Dmitriy Minond Receives $360,000 Grant for Lung Cancer Research

Dr. Dmitriy Minond Receives $360,000 Grant for Lung Cancer Research

Dr. Dmitriy Minond, Assistant Member, Cancer Research at Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies will research selective inhibitors that can be used in lung cancer research and therapy, thanks to...

Sep 16 2011

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Southport Middle School Science Teacher Gains Practical Lab Experience

Southport Middle School Science Teacher Gains Practical Lab Experience

Summertime typically brings memories of hot days and relaxation, but at Torrey Pines Institute's Summer Internship Program for Teachers, local science teachers are given the opportunity to learn novel research...

Aug 31 2011

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Dr. Houghten Receives $2.3 million Grant for the Discovery of New Pain Killers

Dr. Houghten Receives $2.3 million Grant for the Discovery of New Pain Killers

Dr. Richard A. Houghten, Founder, President & CEO of Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies will utilize a new methodology that may accelerate drug discovery in multiple therapeutic areas like...

Aug 17 2011

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Dr. Richard Houghten Receives Highest Rotary Award

Dr. Richard Houghten Receives Highest Rotary Award

Torrey Pines Institute Founder, President and CEO Richard Houghten, Ph.D. received the Rotary Club’s highest honor, the Paul Harris Award. The honor recognizes the role Dr. Houghten and Torrey Pines...

Aug 12 2011

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Sunshine State Scholar Jacob Waddell Expands Skills at Torrey Pines Institute

Sunshine State Scholar Jacob Waddell Expands Skills at Torrey Pines Institute

In the past, Florida’s students were faced with the challenge of being inspired in the academic areas of science, technology, engineering and math, also known as STEM. This challenge...

Aug 03 2011

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Dr. Jay McLaughlin Receives $2.2 million Grant For HIV-related Mood Disorders

Dr. Jay McLaughlin Receives $2.2 million Grant For HIV-related Mood Disorders

Dr. Jay McLaughlin, Associate Member, Pharmacology and Neuroscience at Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies will study how the HIV virus produces related neuropathology and mood disorders, thanks to a...

Jul 28 2011

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Mare Cudic joins Torrey Pines Institute Staff

Mare Cudic joins Torrey Pines Institute Staff

Glycobiologist Mare Cudic, Ph.D. has joined Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies in Port St. Lucie as an Assistant Member and Principal Investigator. Dr. Cudic conducts research in the fields of...

May 06 2011

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Internationally Recognized Biochemist Gregg Fields Joins Faculty

Internationally Recognized Biochemist Gregg Fields Joins Faculty

Internationally recognized biochemist and researcher Gregg Fields, Ph.D., has joined Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies in Port St. Lucie as a Full Member and Director of Research. The human body...

Apr 28 2011

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