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.

Analysis: Reprogrammed cells open new medical window
October 8, 2012

The Nobel Prize-winning discovery of how to reprogram ordinary cells to behave like embryonic stem cells offers a way to skirt around ethical problems with human embryos, but safety concerns make their future use in treating disease uncertain.

UK's Gurdon, Japan's Yamanaka win Nobel Prize for medicine
October 8, 2012

John Gurdon of Cambridge University and Shinya Yamanaka (pictured) of the Gladstone Institutes and Japan’s Kyoto University have won the Nobel Prize for medicine for their work on stem cells, discovering that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become any tissues of the body.

British researcher John Gurdon shares Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology with Shinya Yamanaka
October 8, 2012

Sir John Gurdon from the University of Cambridge and Professor Shinya Yamanaka, from the Gladstone Institutes Kyoto University, have won the prize for their work on reprogramming ordinary cells into immature stem cells.

Researchers develop blueprint for making a heart
October 5, 2012

Gladstone researchers say the discovery could have a profound impact on how we treat hearts and heart disease.

Battling back from a brain injury
October 3, 2012

Retired Senior Investigator Karl Weisgraber has had a long, difficult recovery from a fall off a ladder that caused a traumatic brain injury last October.

Mapping Genomic Blueprint
September 25, 2012

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have created the first "genomic blueprint" of the human heart, unveiling the exact order and timing of genetic events that must take place for an embryonic heart cell to become a beating, life-sustaining organ.

HIV patients aging prematurely
September 25, 2012

Gladstone investigators Eric Verdin, MD, and Shomyseh Sanjabi, PhD, are researching why patients living with HIV are aging prematurely.

Prevention drug still suggested to be taken daily, despite findings
September 19, 2012

Scientists led by a team at the Gladstone Institutes are getting closer to understanding how much antiretroviral medication people need to take to protect themselves from being infected with HIV.

New DNA Map May Help Cure Congenital Heart Defects
September 19, 2012

Reasearchers from Gladstone Institutes in California have created a blueprint map of how the heart developes in time.

DNA Blueprint Maps How A Heart Becomes A Heart
September 17, 2012

Using stem cell technology, next-generation DNA sequencing and computer tools, researchers at the Gladstone Institutes in California, and other academic centers, have mapped how a heart becomes a heart.