Gladstone in the News

The Gladstone Institutes is gratified to receive media attention from around the globe. Check out the highlights of recent press coverage of Gladstone scientists and research. For other news, please be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

The Motherlode: Mitochondrial DNA
November 12, 2013

Every mother transmits a secondgenetic legacy to her children and her children’s children, via mitochondrial DNA. Locked within it may be the key to destructive disease or a chance to alter future generations.

Genetic Study Reveals New Insight into Origins of Our Species
November 10, 2013

New genetic research has revealed the existence of certain regions in the human genome that have changed or mutated more rapidly than most others, resulting in differences that make us human among our primate cousins.

Researchers and Clinicians Unite to Answer What Will It Take to Achieve an AIDS-Free World?
November 7, 2013

This week at a conference hosted by the journals Cell and The Lancet, Gladstone's Warner C. Greene discussed studies that for the first time mechanistically link the two pathogenic signatures of HIV infection: CD4 T cell depletion and chronic inflammation.

Scientists fighting the battle at life's end
November 5, 2013

Chronicle columnist Leah Garchik comments on Dagmar Dolby's presentation of the 2013 Pacesetter Award to Gladstone's Lennart Mucke—for his lifelong dedication to overcoming Alzheimer’s disease—at last week's ARCS Scholar Luncheon.

New Target for Therapy in AD Patients
November 1, 2013

Gladstone's Lennart Mucke and Keith Vossel are featured in an article about the growing body of research into the connection between Alzheimer’s disease and epilepsy—research that is providing hope for the 5 million patients currently suffering from the disease.

New Videos: is a HIV cure possible? Public forum discusses the latest on HIV cure research
October 31, 2013

Gladstone's Warner C. Greene joins with other HIV/AIDS experts to discuss the possibility of curing HIV/AIDS, in a videotape of an October event in San Francisco.

HIV cure dealt a setback
October 24, 2013

Gladstone's Warner C. Greene comments on new research from Johns Hopkins University, which suggestst that the search-and-destroy mission against HIV just got much more complicated.

Ill-Fitting Genes
October 16, 2013

Do your genes inexorably write your destiny with respect to your fitness and health? The answers—in an article penned by Gladstone President R. Sanders "Sandy" Williams, MD, in the new online news site launched by Carlos Watson—may surprise you.

Gladstone lab uncovers a potential HIV cure — and it's already a drug
October 4, 2013

Once Gladstone negotiates the right to use a drug sitting on a biotech company's shelf, a clinical trial could be up and running within six to 12 months.

Packed meeting for HIV cure talk
October 3, 2013

Nearly 100 people gathered at the State Building in San Francisco on Tuesday to hear the latest news on HIV cure research, a field that has seen remarkable, if slow, progress over the past few years. Sponsored by the UCSF AIDS Research Institute, the Gladstone Institutes, and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the town hall featured Gladstone's Warner C. Greene and others.