Gladstone in the News

The Gladstone Institutes is gratified to receive media attention from around the globe. Check out the highlights of recent press coverage of Gladstone scientists and research. For other news, please be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Gladstone researchers make breakthrough in organ regeneration
April 3, 2014

Gladstone's Sheng Ding, PhD, the William K. Bowes, Jr. Distinguished Investigator, uses a revolutionary chemical reprogramming technique to turn skin cells into functional pancreas, liver, and heart cells. 

Fresh Starts for Hearts
March 26, 2014

Cardiovascular medicine at Stanford University and the Gladstone Institutes looks to stem cells for answers.

Gilead Following Multiple Paths Toward HIV “Functional Cure”
March 24, 2014

Gladstone Director of Virology and Immunology, Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD, weighs in on Gilead's efforts to develop a functional cure for HIV.

Researchers cure diabetes in mice
March 6, 2014

Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes in California have turned skin cells in mice into insulin producing beta cells, effectively curing the animals of diabetes.

Researchers find promise in altered genes to suppress HIV
March 6, 2014

Gladstone HIV expert Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD, weighs in on new research pointing to gene therapy as a way to combat HIV

Studies show big promise for HIV prevention drug
March 4, 2014

Gladstone HIV-prevention expert Robert Grant, MD, MPH, weighs in on the latest tool that could prevent the spread of the virus: a periodic injection.

Scientists transform human skin cells into mature liver cells
February 24, 2014

In a medical first, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have transformed human skin cells into mature, fully functioning liver cells.  

Be still my beating ventricle - Researchers come up with a better way to make heart cells
February 20, 2014

For some years now researchers have been able to take stem cells and turn them into heart muscle cells that actually beat in time with each other. Now CIRM-funded researchers at the Gladstone Institutes have come up with a way to create those same kinds of cells in a more efficient and, importantly, more complete way.

Stress-Induced Stem Cell Method Questioned
February 19, 2014

Gladstone stem cell scientist Sheng Ding, PhD, weighs in on the controversy surrounding the STAP method of generating stem cells. 

Scientists move closer to stem cell cure for type 1 diabetes
February 7, 2014

Scientists believe they may have moved a step closer to a cure for the type of diabetes that develops in childhood and usually leads to a lifetime of insulin injections.