Press Releases

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2010

Gladstone Scientists Link Hepatitis C Virus Infection to Fat Enzyme in Liver Cells

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 10, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (GIVI) have found that an enzyme associated with the storage of fat in the liver is required for...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Novel Strategy to Reduce Toxic Proteins Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 23, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) have uncovered new approaches to reduce toxic proteins in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other...

Strategy Discovered to Prevent Alzheimer-associated Traffic Jams in the Brain

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 9, 2010—Amyloid beta (Αβ) proteins, widely thought to cause Alzheimer's disease, block the transport of vital cargoes inside brain cells. Scientists at the Gladstone...

Gladstone Scientists Discover New Method for Regenerating Heart Muscle by Direct Reprogramming

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 5, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have found a new way to make beating heart cells from the body's own cells that could help...

Gladstone and Lundbeck Collaborate to Study Neurovascular Disease and Identify Novel Therapeutic Strategies

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 21, 2010—The Gladstone Institutes and the international pharmaceutical company H. Lundbeck A/S have announced a collaborative research agreement to study and identify...

Gladstone Scientists Establish Link Between Brain Activity and Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 7, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) and Stanford University have shown how key circuits in the brain control movement. The research,...

Gladstone's Shinya Yamanaka Wins Kyoto Prize

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 18, 2010—Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) and Kyoto University, has won the 2010 Kyoto Prize for Advanced Technology....

Gladstone and Institute for Systems Biology Collaborate to Discover New Genes Associated With the Onset of Huntington's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 15, 2010—The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) of Seattle, WA, is collaborating with the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) and its Taube-Koret Center for...

Gladstone's Deepak Srivastava Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 20, 2010—Deepak Srivastava, MD, director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry at UCSF, has been elected to the...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Key Protein in Energy Regulation

SAN FRANCISCO—March 3, 2010—With obesity and obesity-related diseases epidemic in the developed world, a clear understanding of how metabolism is regulated is crucial. One of the key metabolic...