Press Releases

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2012

Gladstone Scientists Discover that Epilepsy Drug Reverses Memory Loss in Animal Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 6, 2012— Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that an FDA-approved anti-epileptic drug reverses memory loss and alleviates other Alzheimer’s-related...

Gladstone Named Best Place to Work in Academia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 1, 2012— For a second year in a row, an annual survey from The Scientist magazine has named the Gladstone Institutes as the best place to work in academia. Gladstone, an...

Jesse Dylan Film Series Spotlights Gladstone Science

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 24, 2012—The Gladstone Institutes has joined forces with Jesse Dylan’s award-winning film company to raise public awareness—through a series of short films—about unmet medical...

Gladstone’s Dr. Warner C. Greene Authors HIV/AIDS Medicine Textbook for Developing World

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 23, 2012—Warner C. Greene, MD, who directs virology and immunology research at the Gladstone Institutes, has joined with other global AIDS experts to release a locally...

Gladstone's Lennart Mucke Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer's Association

SAN FRANCISCO—July 15, 2012—Lennart Mucke, MD, who directs neurological research at the Gladstone Institutes, has received the Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award for his exceptional...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Critical Process in Stem Cell Development

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 5, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that environmental factors critically influence the growth of a type of stem cell—called an iPS cell—that is...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Molecular Switch that Kick Starts Formation of Arteries

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 3, 2012—The ability to form blood vessels is one of evolution’s crowning achievements, and something that separates vertebrates (animals with a backbone) from the rest of the...

Gladstone Scientists Use Stem Cell Technology to Tackle Huntington's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 28, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and an international team of researchers have generated a human model of Huntington's disease—directly from the skin cells of...

Gladstone Investigator Shinya Yamanaka Receives Millennium Technology Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 13, 2012—Gladstone Institutes Senior Investigator Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, has won the Millennium Technology Award Grand Prize, the world's largest and most prominent...

Consortium of Scientists Map the Human Body's Bacterial Ecosystem

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 13, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes today are announcing their role in an unprecedented collaboration organized by the National Institutes of Health, which used...