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.

Scientists focus on flawed protein
December 18, 2012

Two scientists at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco are arguing that new emphasis needs to be placed on studying a misshaped protein that plays a major role in developing Alzheimer's disease - and could be the key to finally finding a way to treat it.

Yamanaka voices determination to apply iPS cells to cure diseases
December 10, 2012

Stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka, a co-recipient of this year's Nobel Prize in medicine, on Friday expressed his resolve to apply artificially derived multipurpose stem cells to cure debilitating diseases for which effective treatments have yet to be found. 

How 'ketogenic diet' increases longevity
December 7, 2012

Gladstone Institutes' scientists have identified a novel mechanism by which a type of low-carb, low-calorie diet-called a "ketogenic diet"-could delay the effects of aging.

'Ketogenic diet' can ward off aging: study
December 7, 2012

A type of low-carb, low-calorie diet called "ketogenic diet" is rich in a compound that could delay the effects of ageing, scientists say. 

Gladstone, nonprofit team up to seek Lou Gehrig's disease treatments
December 4, 2012

The Gladstone Institutes and the ALS Therapy Development Institute will work together to seek new treatments for deadly Lou Gehrig's disease.

ALS TDI Adds Another Partner
December 4, 2012

The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) and the Gladstone Institutes formed a research collaboration to speed the discovery of potential treatments for ALS.

POZ 100
November 30, 2012

Gladstone Investigator Eric Verdin, Director of the Center for HIV and Aging at Gladstone, was named to the POZ 100 for his pioneering work in HIV research.

Stem Cell Banks Envisioned for Regenerative Medicine
November 29, 2012

Stem cell “banks” could serve as a valuable resource for emerging treatments in the field of regenerative medicine, though challenges remain to making them a reality, according to a panel of international experts—including Gladstone's Shinya Yamanaka and Bruce Conklin—who gathered for a stem cell conference last month.

NIH-funded Researchers Show Possible Trigger for MS Nerve Damage
November 27, 2012

High-resolution real-time images show in mice how nerves may be damaged during the earliest stages of multiple sclerosis. 

Let’s Visit A Nobel Prize Winning Lab That Does “Lots Of Science”, Shall We?
November 27, 2012

Check out this video from David Prager and Glenn McElhose, formerly of Revision3, which sold to Discovery Channel, and Diggnation fame. The fellas have visited a Nobel Prize winning lab doing some really outstanding things. It’s not often that you get to catch a glimpse of the inner-workings of labs like this, but science is cool.