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2009

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...

Gladstone Institutes and Alitora Systems Collaborate on Innovative Technologies to Accelerate Biomedical Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 19, 2009—The J. David Gladstone Institutes announced a collaboration with Alitora Systems to develop software technology that facilitates organizational...

Gladstone's Dena Dubal MD, PhD Named 2009 Beeson Scholar

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 14, 2009—The Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) announced that Dena Dubal, MD, PhD has been named a Beeson scholar for her research into Alzheimer's disease...

Prices Give $4.25 Million to Gladstone Institutes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 11, 2009—Investor and philanthropist William S. Price III and his wife, Eva, have donated $4.25 million to fund biomedical research programs at The J. David Gladstone...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Genetic Factors that Hold Promise for Treatment of Vascular Diseases

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 5, 2009—Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have discovered a key switch that makes stem cells turn into the type of muscle cells...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Key Factor That Controls HIV Latency

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–June 25, 2009–Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (GIVI) have found another clue that may lead to eradication of HIV from infected patients who have...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Key Factors in Heart Cell Creation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 26, 2009—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD)have identified for the first time key genetic factors that drive the process of generating new...

Gladstone's Shinya Yamanaka Wins “Baby Nobel”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 8, 2009—Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, of the Gladstone Institutes and Kyoto University is one of seven recipients of Canada's prestigious Gairdner Award. The Gairdner is referred...

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...