Press Releases

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2011

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...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Genes Involved in Embryonic-heart Development

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 16, 2011—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified networks of genes that play an important role in embryonic-heart development, advancing knowledge of how...

Gladstone Joins With World's Top Virologists To Prevent, Treat Virus Outbreaks

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 9, 2011—The Gladstone Institutes, a leading biomedical-research organization, today announced its participation in a bold new consortium intended to help the global community...

2010

Gladstone's Shinya Yamanaka to Receive Warren Prize from Massachusetts General Hospital

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—December 16, 2010—The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) announced today that Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, will receive the 2011 Warren Triennial Prize. Dr. Yamanaka discovered a...

Research Brings Hope for This World AIDS Day

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—December 1, 2010—For the AIDS community, Thanksgiving came a bit early this year, and after many difficult years, three announcements give hope and reason for celebration during...

Gene Therapy Prevents Memory Problems in Mice with Alzheimer's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 28, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) in San Francisco have discovered a new strategy to prevent memory deficits in a mouse model of...

Deciphering How CD4 T Cells Die During HIV Infection

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 24, 2010—Scientists at Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology have solved a long-standing mystery about HIV infection—namely how HIV promotes the death of CD4 T...

Use of HIV Medications Reduces Risk of HIV Infection in Uninfected People

San Francisco, CA—November 23, 2010—In a finding with the potential to fundamentally change strategies to slow the global HIV epidemic, a new study called iPrEx shows that individuals at high risk...