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.

Cells get a makeover, cancer follows: a path to new therapies (and a warning to stem cell alchemists)
July 18, 2012

Scientists keep finding new ways to play with cells and make them alter their behavior, even their identity.

FDA approves Truvada as HIV preventive
July 17, 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the marketing of the first drug shown to curb the transmission of the HIV virus, a development heralded by AIDS advocates and physicians as a turning point in the battle against the decades-long epidemic. 

FDA approves Gilead's Truvada as first pill for HIV prevention
July 16, 2012

Gilead Sciences Inc.'s HIV-fighting pill Truvada was approved Monday to prevent transmission of the AIDS virus.

Researcher's fight against Alzheimer's becomes personal
July 11, 2012

Dr. Jon LaPook reports how one woman's fight against Alzheimer's became personal when Dr. Rae Lyn Burke was diagnosed with the very same disease she was out to cure. Featuring insight from Gladstone's Dr. Lennart Mucke.

Researchers unveil genetic microbe map
July 10, 2012

The laboratory of Dr. Katherine Pollard at San Francisco's Gladstone Institutes was a major player in producing the recently unveiled Genetic Microbe Map. It identified not only which bacteria are there, but what they're doing. 

Researchers collaborate on Human Microbiome Project
July 9, 2012

Eighty research institutions are collaborating on the Human Microbiome Project to understand the bacteria that live in and on the human body. 

Researchers collaborate on Human Microbiome Project
July 9, 2012

Eighty research institutions are collaborating on the Human Microbiome Project to understand the bacteria that live in and on the human body. 

Buck Institute researchers fix Huntington's Disease mutation in mouse study
June 28, 2012

Researchers at the Buck Institute fixed the genetic mutation that causes Huntington’s Disease—and recent breakthroughs by Gladstone Senior Investigator Dr. Steve Finkbeiner are highlighted.

Linux creator, Stem Cell Scientist Win Big Technology Prize
June 13, 2012

US-Finnish software engineer Linus Torvalds, who created the Linux open source operating system, and Japanese stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka on Wednesday won a 1.2-million-euro technology prize in Finland. 

Torvalds, Yamanaka share $1.5 million technology prize for computer, medical sciences
June 13, 2012

Two leading international innovators, Linus Torvalds and Shinya Yamanaka, have shared this year’s €1.2 million ($1.5 million) Millennium Technology Prize.