Press Releases

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2011

Gladstone Scientist Discovers Genetic Factor Implicated in Heartbeat Defect

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 8, 2011—A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered how gene regulation can make hearts beat out of sync, offering new hope for the millions who suffer from a...

Gladstone Scientist Converts Human Skin Cells into Functional Brain Cells

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 28, 2011—A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered a novel way to convert human skin cells into brain cells, advancing medicine and human health by offering new...

Gladstone to Speed Drug Development with Center for Comprehensive Alzheimer's Disease Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 14, 2011—The Gladstone Institutes today announced plans to create a Center for Comprehensive Alzheimer's Disease Research, offering new hope for the millions of families...

Gladstone to Receive $5.6 Million in Federal Funds to Seek a Cure for AIDS

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 11, 2011—The Gladstone Institutes will receive funds totaling $5.6 million over five years as part of the first-ever major funding initiative focusing on HIV eradication. The...

Gladstone Ranked #1 Academic Employer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 1, 2011—The Gladstone Institutes has been named America's best place to work in academia, capping a seven-year stint in which readers of The Scientist have ranked the...

Gladstone Scientists Discover Drug Candidate for Alzheimer's, Huntington's disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 2, 2011—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a drug candidate that diminishes the effects of both Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease in animal...

Gladstone Scientist Wins $1.7 Million Grant for Cardiovascular Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—May 9, 2011—The Gladstone Institute's Deepak Srivastava, MD, has received a $1.7 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for further...

Gladstone Scientist Elected to National Academy of Sciences

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—May 3, 2011—The United States' National Academy of Sciences today elected Gladstone Senior Investigator Shinya Yamanaka MD, PhD, to its membership, bestowing yet another honor on...

Hellman Family Foundation Gives $1M to Gladstone for Alzheimer's Disease Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 29, 2011—The Hellman Family Foundation has donated $1 million to the Gladstone Institutes to help spur the development of medications for Alzheimer's disease. Gladstone, a...

Gladstone Scientist Makes Key Innovations in Stem-Cell Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 25, 2011—A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has made two significant stem-cell discoveries that advance medicine and human health by creating powerful new approaches for...