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.

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. 

Linux creator and stem cell pioneer share tech's $1.5 million 'Nobel'
June 13, 2012

Two leading international innovators, Linus Torvalds and Shinya Yamanaka, have shared this year's euro1.2 million ($1.5 million) Millennium Technology Prize.

Profile of Shinya Yamanaka
June 13, 2012

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

Stem cell scientist wins Millennium Technology Award
June 13, 2012

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

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. 

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.

Skin Cells Turned Into Brain Cells in Lab Study
June 7, 2012

Scientists who reprogrammed skin cells into brain cells say their research could lay the groundwork for new ways to treat Alzheimer's and other brain diseases.

Skin Cells May Offer New Hope For Alzheimer's Treatment
June 7, 2012

A team of scientists has discovered what could be a novel source for researching and potentially treating Alzheimer's disease and other conditions involving the destruction of brain cells.