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The Gladstone Institutes welcomes inquiries from journalists. The press-relations staff is on hand to provide local, regional, national and international journalists with accurate information about Gladstone’s research and our scientists’ areas of expertise.

We are available to set up interviews with Gladstone scientists and assist in developing story ideas.

Press contact:

Dana Smith
Communications and Media Relations Specialist
dana.smith@gladstone.ucsf.edu
Direct line: 415.734.2532
Mobile: 415.806.6245

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Breakthrough research may stop Alzheimer's symptoms
April 6, 2015

Researchers from the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that astrocytes - typically thought of as "helper" cells in the brain - are involved in forgetting, and too many of these cells may contribute to Alzheimer's disease. The researchers are now working to repurpose old drugs used for Parkinson's disease and epilepsy to use as new therapies to treat memory loss in Alzheimer's.

With its fellowship awards, what's Damon Runyon really looking for?
April 3, 2015

Gladstone Institutes postdoctoral fellow Casey Gifford, PhD, was awarded the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship to study DNA-binding proteins in order to understand how a disruption in the expression of these proteins can lead to cancer.

HIV prevention trials show flexibility in antiretroviral dosing
March 2, 2015

The antiretroviral drug Truvada is most effective at reducing the risk of infection when taken daily. But used before and after sex, as directed, PReP also significantly lessened the risk of HIV transmission.