Press Releases

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2010

Gene Therapy Prevents Memory Problems in Mice with Alzheimer's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 28, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) in San Francisco have discovered a new strategy to prevent memory deficits in a mouse model of...

Deciphering How CD4 T Cells Die During HIV Infection

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 24, 2010—Scientists at Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology have solved a long-standing mystery about HIV infection—namely how HIV promotes the death of CD4 T...

Use of HIV Medications Reduces Risk of HIV Infection in Uninfected People

San Francisco, CA—November 23, 2010—In a finding with the potential to fundamentally change strategies to slow the global HIV epidemic, a new study called iPrEx shows that individuals at high risk...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Process By Which Alzheimer's Disease Creeps Through the Brain

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 3, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) have offered new information about the events that underlie the “spread” of Alzheimer's disease...

New Center Looks at How Human Systems Function or Fail

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 2, 2010—A new center called the National Resource for Network Biology (NRNB) will help researchers and clinicians analyze an ever-growing wealth of complex biological data...

Gladstone Scientists Uncover Novel Mechanism for the Major Genetic Risk Factor of Alzheimer's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—OCT. 13, 2010—Alzheimer's disease is an extremely complicated disease. Several proteins seem to be involved in its cause and progression. For example, the lipid-transport protein...

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...