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.

Genes 'can reverse heart scarring'
April 1, 2012

Scarring in damaged hearts can be reversed by the injection of three vital genes, a ground-breaking study has shown.

Best Places to Work Postdocs, 2012
March 29, 2012

Gladstone ranks second among the top ten best US academic institutions for postdoctoral fellows to work according to results of the 10th annual survey by The Scientist

Results of The Scientist's 10th Annual Best Places to Work for Postdocs Are In!
March 29, 2012

Gladstone ranks second among the top ten best US academic institutions for postdoctoral fellows to work according to results of the 10th annual survey by The Scientist

Key mechanism involved in Type 2 diabetes identified
March 29, 2012

In a new study, researchers have discovered a key protein that regulates insulin resistance, which is the diminished ability of cells to respond to the action of insulin and which sets the stage for the development of the most common form of diabetes.

CIRM approves $1.7 million for high school research opportunities fostering creativity
March 21, 2012

Gladstone has received funding for the Gladstone Summer Scholars internship program. The CIRM Creativity Award supports high school summer research internships that expose underrepresented students to stem cell science.

New Data on Thymosin Beta 4 Reported at Third International Symposium on Thymosins in Health and Disease
March 20, 2012

The first day of the symposium included a keynote talk by Dr. Deepak Srivastava, Director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, on the reprogramming of cardiac cells by Tβ4.

From Hart to Heart
March 19, 2012

The Grammy-winning drummer with iconic hippie rock group the Grateful Dead is teaming with Deepak Srivastava, the head of San Francisco's Gladstone Institute for Cardiovascular Research, in an effort to discover the sounds that cells make.

BellBrook Labs' Novel RGScreen™ Assay Technology is On Target for Parkinson's Disease
March 15, 2012

In a paper published last month in Neuron, investigators Anatol Kreitzer and Talia Lerner, at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease in San Francisco showed that knocking out the RGS4 protein alleviated the aberrant motor control symptoms in dopamine-deficient mice used to model for Parkinson's disease.

Discovery in SF could unlock origins of heart defects
March 13, 2012

More than a million people in the U.S. suffer from congenital heart disease, but now researchers at San Francisco's Gladstone Institutes believe a kind of genetic switch, flipped in the wrong position before birth, could be responsible for at least some of those cases.

A New Approach to Faster Anticancer Drug Discovery
March 13, 2012

Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease Senior Investigator Sheng Ding, PhD is cited as a coauthor of this important paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.