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.

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.

Gladstone boosts funding, science and fame
July 27, 2012

The Gladstone Institutes now belong to Sandy Williams. Science, fundraising and operations are locked into Williams’ vision nearly two years after he started remaking the 33-year-old San Francisco biomedical research organization as only its second president.

Truvada is part of larger HIV discussion
July 24, 2012

Dr. Robert Grant, a researcher at the Gladstone Institutes, led one of the two studies on which Truvada's FDA approval was based—a study that showed uninfected partners taking the drug reduced their risk of acquiring HIV by 42 percent.

Gladstone, Jesse Dylan collaborate as research institute rebrands
July 24, 2012

Gladstone said Tuesday that it is launching a new website, tweaking its name and teaming with award-winning film maker Jesse Dylan on a series of short films about Gladstone scientists, supporters and patients who benefit from research.

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.