Press Releases

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2009

Gladstone Institutes Establishes Taube-Koret Center for Huntington's Disease Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 25, 2009—The J. David Gladstone Institutes has joined forces with Taube Philanthropies and the Koret Foundation to initiate a groundbreaking research program aimed at...

Gladstone Scientists Reveal Key Enzyme in Fat Absorption

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 15, 2009—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have found that a key enzyme involved in absorbing fat may also be a key to reducing it. The...

Gladstone Institutes Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Brain Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 4, 2009—The J. David Gladstone Institutes announced that it has received a major grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation in Los Angeles to establish the Keck Program for Striatal...

Gladstone Scientists Find Clues That Guide Division and Expansion of Heart Cells for Regenerative Therapies

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 17, 2009—Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) and the University of California, San Francisco have unraveled a complex signaling process...

Gladstone Scientists Reveal That Fat Synthesizing Enzyme is Also Key to Healthy Skin and Hair

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 5, 2009—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have found that an enzyme associated with the synthesis of fat in the body is also an...

A Special Type of Collagen May Help Protect the Brain Against Alzheimer's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—January 7, 2009—Scientists from the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND), UCSF, and Stanford have discovered that a certain type of collagen, collagen VI, protects...