The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) – two leading non-profit research organizations – today announced the signing of a strategic affiliation that combines the two organizations into a new biomedical research entity with the tools and know-how to rapidly translate its scientific discoveries into life-saving medicines for the public benefit.

This integration of basic scientific and translational research will reduce the costs and timelines associated with the crucial early stages of drug development, and lead to the creation of a self-sustaining model for non-profit research in which drug development successes drive the funding of new scientific discoveries and medicines many years into the future.

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