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.

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.

San Francisco Forum Discusses Progress Towards a Cure for HIV
October 3, 2013

Experts—including Gladstone's Warner C. Greene—discussed the latest news on HIV cure research at a well-attended town hall forum in San Francisco on October 1.

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.