Press Releases

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2010

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...

Gladstone Scientists Receive $10 Million to Identify Genetic Cause of Congenital Heart Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 28, 2009—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) will receive $10 million over the next 6 years to find the genetic causes of congenital heart...

Gladstone Repeats In Top 10 Best Places to Work In Academia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 28, 2009—For the fifth year in a row, The J. David Gladstone Institutes has placed among the top 10 among the Best Places to Work in Academia. According to the annual survey...

Gladstone Taps Duke Official as New President

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 23, 2009—The J. David Gladstone Institutes today announced that Robert Sanders “Sandy” Williams, MD, has been appointed the new president of the Institutes. Dr. Williams,...

Gladstone and Partners Receive $3.7 Million to Use Stem Cell Technology for Huntington's Disease Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 13, 2009—The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a “Grand Opportunity” grant of $3.7 million to a consortium formed with the Gladstone Institute of...

Gladstone's Shinya Yamanaka Wins Lasker Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 14, 2009—Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, of the the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) and Kyoto University, has won the 2009 Albert Lasker Basic...

Gladstone Scientists Find First Genetic Link Between Reptile and Human Heart Evolution

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 2, 2009—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have traced the evolution of the four-chambered human heart to a common genetic factor...