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.

Reversing Heart Attack: Scientists Reprogram Scar Tissue Into Working Muscle
April 18, 2012

Just this week, Gladstone researchers announced a major breakthrough in heart disease research: they successfully reprogrammed scar tissue in live mice back into functional heart muscle.

Bloomberg Business Week
April 18, 2012

Mice got new vision and revived heart muscles and monkeys were able to flex muscles in paralyzed hands in research reported today that has extended the boundaries of regenerative medicine beyond the test tube.

Researchers Repair Damage Caused by Heart Attacks in Mice
April 18, 2012

Researchers from the Gladstone Institutes successfully converted scar tissue in the mice into beating heart muscle. Their findings, they said, might eventually lead to a similar treatment for people who've had heart attacks.

The 100 Most Influential People in the World: Robert Grant - AIDS Researcher
April 18, 2012

When the history of the AIDS epidemic is written, I hope there will be a chapter on Dr. Robert Grant, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology.

Medical Advance Could Yield New Approach in Heart Disease
April 18, 2012

KQED's Quest reports on a “major discovery” from researchers at the Gladstone Institutes, which is affiliated with UC San Francisco.

Project Yields Major Resource For Scientific Research
April 16, 2012

One of the ultimate ways of understanding what impact any particular gene has in human health or disease is to disrupt it.

Scar tissue into beating hearts
April 4, 2012

New research reveals new developments to reprogram scar tissue, that is a result from myocardial infarction, into heart muscle cells.

Scar Tissue into Beating Hearts: A “Game Changer” Transformation
April 4, 2012

New research reveals new developments to reprogram scar tissue, that is a result from myocardial infarction, into heart muscle cells.

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.

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.