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.

'Cutting-edge' cardiovascular technique at Gladstone avoids problems of other stem cell therapies
May 20, 2013

Scientists hope they can repair the harm caused by a heart attack without having to replace the organ.

Scientists hunt for ways to untangle damage of chronic traumatic encephalopathy
May 13, 2013

Gladstone President Emeritus Robert W. Mahley, MD, PhD, suspects that former athletes who get CTE may have the same genetic vulnerability that influences one's risk for developing Alzheimer's disease.

New Mutations Tied to Kids' Heart Ills
May 12, 2013

Gladstone's Dr. Deepak Srivastava weighs in on recent breakthrough in congenital heart disease

Blood hormone restores youthful hearts to old mice
May 10, 2013

Gladstone's Deepak Srivastava, MD, weighs in on new study.

Nineteenth Century Technique Turns Old Mouse Hearts Young
May 9, 2013

Gladstone's Deepak Srivastava weighs in on new study.

In Search of the Bacterial Garden of Eden
May 6, 2013

Scientists have known about the microbiome for some time, but the advent of relatively inexpensive DNA sequencing has transformed the research, making it possible to sequence – and therefore identify – thousands of species of bacteria and other microbes at once. Among those doing the cataloging is Katie Pollard, a geneticist at the Gladstone Institutes.

Scientist Shows How Small Molecules Generate Better Stem Cells
April 18, 2013

Gladstone Senior Investigator Sheng Ding is one of the scientists aiming to generate stem cells using chemical methods.

Survey Ranks Gladstone among Best Places for Postdocs to Work
April 1, 2013

For the 9th year in a row, an annual survey from The Scientist ranks Gladstone in top 15 places for postdocs

Brain DNA Damage Shown After Normal Learning Activity In Mice
March 29, 2013

Brain activity from experiences as common as exploring new locations surprisingly damages the noggin's DNA, hinting that such disruptions may be a key part of thinking, learning and memory, researchers say.

Aβ, Neural Activity Linked to DNA Damage
March 29, 2013

DNA damage accrues in Alzheimer's disease and in the aging brain, but would anyone have predicted that neural activity is to blame?