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USC and Scripps Research Institute are in talks about affiliation
USC and Scripps Research Institute are in talks about affiliation

USC is in talks to acquire or affiliate with the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, the independent biomedical organization that is home to Nobel-winning scientists and has helped produce important drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The Los Angeles-based university and the nonprofit research institute released a joint statement Tuesday confirming that discussions are underway but officials declined to specify what the final goal of those talks are or say when they might be completed. “The University of Southern California (USC) and The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) are discussing the possibility of a relationship that would enhance the missions of both...

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