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.

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?

Don’s favorite elevator pitches clarify complex science
March 29, 2013

Gladstone's director of cardiovascular disease research Dr. Deepak Srivastava demonstrates the art of the elevator pitch by explaining that sometimes the best way to understand how to fix something is to understand how a normal version was created.

Three Decades of Important Breakthroughs
March 26, 2013

Recent feature in the Nob Hill Gazette on Gladstone's upcoming Gala: Inspired Science, to be held on May 4 in San Francisco. Ann and Gordon Getty are serving as honorary Gala co-chairs.

Stem Cell Scientists Simplify Pitches
March 26, 2013

The state's stem cell funding agency hosted an informal contest during which nearly 60 scientists, including Gladstone's Deepak Srivastava, gave video "elevator pitches" - super-fast presentations that are supposed to grab a listener's attention in just 30 seconds.

Normal brain activity linked to DNA damage
March 25, 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, Gladstone researchers say.

Brain Activity Breaks DNA
March 24, 2013

Double-stranded breaks in DNA—generally thought to be a severe form of damage—may simply be all in a day’s work for neurons, according to research by Gladstone scientists, published March 24 in Nature Neuroscience

Zuckerberg, Brin and other valley notables create foundation to reward health research
February 21, 2013

Gladstone researcher Shinya Yamanaka is one of the recipients of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.

11 given $3 million life science prizes
February 21, 2013

Gladstone Senior Investigator Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD was recognized for his work in stem cell biology.

At $3 Million, New Award Gives Medical Researchers a Dose of Celebrity
February 20, 2013

Gladstone Institutes' Shinya Yamanaka is one of 11 scientists named as the first winners of the world's richest academic prize for medicine and biology.

Breakthrough Prize announced by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs
February 20, 2013

Gladstone Senior Investigator, Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, is named one of the inaugural winners of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.