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.

Stem Cell Therapy Promising in Progressive MS
January 31, 2012

Katerina Akassoglou, PhD, from the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease comments on a finding which suggests that stem cells may have neuroprotective effects in multiple sclerosis.

Feature: What foods really help stave of heart disease?
January 27, 2012

The Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco recently found that a genetic switch in an unborn baby could be the key to whether they will develop heart disease in later life.

Medicine's next big thing could just be skin deep
January 27, 2012

Researchers at the Gladstone Institute in San Francisco aren't using embryonic stems cells, or even adult stem cells. Their stem cells come from skin.

Medicine's next big thing
January 27, 2012

Gladstone Institutes scientists Deepak Srivastava, MD, and Sheng Ding, PhD, explain how stem cells from a patient's own skin cells may be used in the future to prevent, treat and cure disease.

U.S. scientists identify cause of Parkinson's disease
January 26, 2012

Scientists at the San Francisco-based Gladstone Institutes have identified a protein that exacerbates symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Places to display: Neurological Disease, Anatol Kreitzer

Parkinson's disease: When proteins go rogue
January 26, 2012

Gladstone scientists have identified a protein that aggravates the symptoms of Parkinson's disease when dopamine levels drop. Places to display: Neurological Disease, Anatol Kreitzer

US Scientists Identify Protein Contributing To Symptoms Of Parkinson's Disease
January 26, 2012

Scientists at the San Francisco-based Gladstone Institutes have identified a protein that exacerbates symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Protein That Controls Movement Does the Opposite in Parkinson's
January 25, 2012

Researchers who identified a protein that worsens symptoms of Parkinson's disease say their finding could eventually lead to new treatments for the neurodegenerative disease.

Protein That Controls Movement Does the Opposite in Parkinson's
January 25, 2012

Gladstone investigator Anatol Kreitzer says the discovery that RGS4 may play a role in the development of Parkinson's symptoms helps to lay the groundwork for a new therapeutic strategy — independent of dopamine.

Shinya Yamanaka at Gladstone
January 1, 2012

A glimpse into Shinya Yamanaka's lab and life at the Gladstone Institute in San Francisco, California. [Japanese Language Television]