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.

Understanding How Brain Cells Make Long-Term Memories
June 10, 2013

Scientists from the Gladstone Institute in San Francisco now believe they’ve mapped the process by which the human brain stores long-term memories in its cells. 

Revealed – Arc, the protein which never lets you forget those good ol’ days!
June 10, 2013

According to a study reported in Nature Neuroscience, scientists from the Gladstone Institute have uncovered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons—providing much-needed clues into the brain’s ability to form long-lasting memories. 

Arc Protein Helps Translate Learning Into Memory
June 9, 2013

By delving into the inner workings of synapses, the junctions between brain cells, scientists have mapped how a protein called Arc helps regulate their activity to translate learning into long-term memory.

Dysfunctions in Arc protein may be key to memory loss, scientists say
June 9, 2013

Neuroscientists have discovered more about how an important protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons, providing vital clues into how the brain forms long-lasting memories.

Gladstone Gala gets scientific
June 2, 2013

Wielding blowtorches and wearing lab coats, the staff at the Four Seasons Hotel passed test tubes filled with the Nobel cocktail and caramelized s'mores rolling off a conveyer belt at the recent Gladstone Gala.

AIDS Epidemic: Is an End Possible?
June 2, 2013

People at high risk for contracting HIV can now take a daily pill to prevent infection, Dr. Robert Grant, an HIV researcher at Gladstone said at a panel at the World Science Festival.

Novato institute to host bank for stem cells
May 29, 2013

Gladstone neuroscientist Yadong Huang, MD, PhD, weighs in on the Buck Institute's new stem cell bank.

'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.

Scientific conference at Gladstone addresses comprehensive challenges facing Alzheimer's research
May 20, 2013

"The Best Way Forward” was the catch-all theme for this annual meeting sponsored jointly by the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, San Francisco, and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn.

Gladstone's Dr. Srivastava comments on research into a protein for rejuvenating hearts
May 20, 2013

Researchers have identified a blood hormone that makes aging hearts in mice look young again.