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.

Bay Area health research roundup: Alzheimer's disease drug result encouraging
August 8, 2012

A common anti-epileptic drug may be able to reverse some of the memory loss and behavioral changes associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to scientists at the Gladstone Institutes.

Un medicamento contra la epilepsia podría devolver la memoria a pacientes con Alzheimer
August 8, 2012

Ahora parece ser que un medicamento ampliamente utilizado para tratar la epilepsia podría tratar también el Alzheimer, devolviendo la memoria a los pacientes que sufran esta enfermedad neurodegenerativa.

ALZHEIMER: Un antiépileptique rétablit la mémoire chez la souris – Gladstone Institutes – PNAS
August 7, 2012

Un antiépileptique pourrait bien rétablir la mémoire dans la maladie d'Alzheimer, selon cette étude du Gladstone Institutes, soutenue, entre autres institutions par les National Institutes of Health.

Old Drug, New Hope: Anticonvulsant Reverses Alzheimer's-Related Memory Loss
August 7, 2012

In an animal model of the disease, scientists at the University of California, San Francisco-affiliated Gladstone Institutes have discovered that Levetiracetam - an FDA-approved drug commonly prescribed for patients who suffer from epilepsy, reverses memory loss and alleviates other Alzheimer's-related impairments.

Epilepsy drug reverses memory loss in animal model of Alzheimer's disease
August 6, 2012

Scientists in the laboratory of Lennart Mucke, MD discovered that the FDA-approved anti-epileptic drug levetiracetam restores memory function in mice genetically modified to simulate key aspects of Alzheimer's disease.

Gladstone researchers find epilepsy drug that may work for Alzheimer's patients
August 6, 2012

A drug that already curbs epileptic seizures could be used to reverse memory loss and other brain functions in some Alzheimer's disease patients, researchers at the Gladstone Institutes discovered.

Best Places to Work Academia, 2012
August 1, 2012

Topping this year’s survey of academic researchers is the Gladstone Institutes, a San Francisco-based nonprofit biomedical research organization with a focus on cardiovascular disease, virology and immunology, and neurodegenerative disorders that also won the top honors last year. 

Best in Academia, 2012
August 1, 2012

Topping this year’s survey of academic researchers is the J. David Gladstone Institutes, a San Francisco-based nonprofit biomedical research organization with a focus on cardiovascular disease, virology and immunology, and neurodegenerative disorders that also won the top honors last year

Gladstone, Sage Bionetworks Top ‘Best Places to Work’ List
August 1, 2012

A couple of small West Coast research centers, the J. David Gladstone Research Institutes in San Francisco, and Sage Bionetworks in Seattle, have gotten kudos as the “Best Places to Work” in academia by The Scientist magazine.

Srivastava is teaching hearts to heal themselves
July 27, 2012

An astonishing discovery by Deepak Srivastava and his team at the Gladstone Institutes offers hope that heart damage may one day be reversible.