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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Science Prizes: Take that, Alfred
February 20, 2013

Gladstone Institutes' Shinya Yamanaka is one of 11 recipients of the new Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.

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.

Learning How Hearts Break
February 14, 2013

Combining advances in stem cells and next-generation sequencing has allowed developmental biologists to uncover some answers. Featuring Gladstone Investigator Benoit Bruneau, PhD.

Hunt for ALS cure may aid other diseases
February 13, 2013

Scientists at Gladstone and around the world are finding new ways to attack ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). 

Gene therapy might be effective in battle against AIDS, researcher says
February 8, 2013

Leor Weinberger and his colleagues at the Gladstone Institutes are working on a genetic therapy that could hold some promise in the battle against AIDS.