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.

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.

Profile of Shinya Yamanaka
June 13, 2012

Profile of Gladstone Investigator and stem cell pioneer Dr. Shinya Yamanaka.

Linus Torvalds Splits Tech’s ‘Nobel’ With Stem Cell Pioneer
June 13, 2012

Linux creator Linus Torvalds and stem cell pioneer Shinya Yamanaka are joint recipients of the 2012 prize, an honor that some call the tech equivalent of the Nobel Prize. 

Stem cell scientist wins Millennium Technology Award
June 13, 2012

Japanese stem cell scientist Dr Shinya Yamanaka has been awarded the Millennium Technology Prize.

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.