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.

Gladstone Institutes Team Evaluates NGS to Monitor Drug Resistance in HIV Patients
October 2, 2013

Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California, San Francisco, are evaluating next-generation sequencing for its ability to detect early signs of drug resistance in HIV patients. In an Illumina-sponsored webinar, Gordon Bentley, a senior research associate at Gladstone, discussed his group's use of deep amplicon sequencing of the HIV reverse transcriptase gene to look for known mutations conferring resistance to antiretroviral drugs. 

Isolated cases raise hopes of cure for HIV
October 1, 2013

In the race for a cure for HIV, the wins are stacking up. Scientists are searching for a cure that's affordable and safe, and will shut down the epidemic entirely.

New funding for novel AIDS research
September 30, 2013

Researchers at San Francisco's Gladstone Institutes are being awarded more than $12 million in grants from divisions of the National Institutes of Health to help develop an elusive knock-out punch against AIDS.

Celebrating the Possibility of a Cure
September 29, 2013

Gladstone's Warner C. Greene comments on the search for an HIV cure, in an article that surveys a variety of cure research projects currently underway.

Could the human gut be a new frontier in health?
September 27, 2013

When Katie Pollard, Ph.D., looks through a microscope, she often sees something familiar staring back. It's a unique population known as our microbiome -- the microbes that live in our stomachs and could potentially improve our health if we treat them right.

Decoding Alzheimer's disease—almost
September 23, 2013

A disease with no cure that is linked to old age can be written off as simply inevitable. But we have a real opportunity to change that - and we are closer to doing so than ever before. 

Gladstone at Techcrunch Disrupt 2013
September 17, 2013

Gladstone bioninformatics expert Katie Pollard sits down with science and health innovators to discuss the future of medicine in the 21st century.


For video scroll to Wednesday, September 11th, "The New Diagnosis."

Team reportedly grows 'better quality' stem cells in live mice
September 11, 2013

Gladstone's Deepak Srivastava comments on research in which scientists reprogram cells inside living mice -- and discover that the pluripotent stem cells created in the process are even more flexible than those derived from embryos or grown in laboratory dishes.

Thinking the unthinkable, and saying it out loud: curing HIV
September 9, 2013

Are we on the cusp of curing HIV/AIDS? The Gladstone Institutes joins with leaders from CIRM, UCSF and others to engage the community in an interactive forum on cure research on October 1.

Scientists Make Damaged Heart Cells Healthy Again in Lab Tests
August 22, 2013

Gladstone scientists report that they've transformed one kind of human heart cell into another in laboratory experiments, a promising development in the bid to find ways to repair damage from heart attacks.