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2010

Gladstone's Lennart Mucke Wins Potamkin Prize for Identifying New Avenues in Alzheimer's Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 18, 2010—Lennart Mucke, MD, Director of the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND), has been named a recipient of the American Academy of Neurology's...

Gladstone's Robert Mahley to Receive Research!America Advocacy Award

WASHINGTON—February 10, 2010—Robert W. Mahley, MD, PhD, president of The J. David Gladstone Institutes, will receive Research!America's 2010 Builders of Science Award. The award recognizes his...

Gladstone Institutes Completes its First Fundraising Campaign

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 8, 2010—The J. David Gladstone Institutes has announced the completion of its first fundraising campaign. The independent biomedical research organization, located at...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Target That May Reduce Complications of Obesity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 3, 2010—Although obesity is a risk factor for diabetes and coronary heart disease worldwide, only some obese individuals go on to develop these metabolic complications,...

Gladstone's Yamanaka Receives March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—January 26, 2010—Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) was awarded the 2010 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology....

Gladstone Scientists Identify Role of Key Protein in ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—January 13, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) have identified the reason a key protein plays a major role in two neurodegenerative...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Agent That May Inhibit HIV Infectivity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—January 4, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (GIVI) have discovered a new agent that might inhibit the infectivity of HIV. The agent,...

2009

Gladstone Scientists Identify Strategies To Protect New Brain Cells Against Alzheimer's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—December 3, 2009—Stimulating the growth of new neurons to replace those lost in Alzheimer's disease (AD) is an intriguing therapeutic possibility. But will the factors that cause AD...

Gladstone Taps Former UCSF Advancement Official for Strategic Planning Role

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 9, 2009—The Gladstone Institutes today announced that it has hired Bruce Spaulding, who recently retired as UCSF'S senior vice chancellor of advancement and planning as its...

Gladstone and Stanford In Collaboration to Develop Induced Pluripotent Stem (IPS) Cells for Cardiac Therapies

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 1, 2009—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) and Stanford University School of Medicine will collaborate in a new consortium...