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.

Possible Ebola treatments under research
October 15, 2014

Dr. Leor Weinberger discusses possible treatments for Ebola with ABC 7 News and stresses the need for research into new anti-virals that can treat a broad range of infections.

The ALS Association announces initial commitment of $21.7 million from Ice Bucket Challenge donations to expedite search for treatments and a cure for ALS
October 3, 2014

Gladstone investigator Dr. Steven Finkbeiner is part of a consortium receiving funding from the ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge donations, investigating new potential treatments for ALS.

UTSW researchers working to regenerate heart, nerve cells
September 20, 2014

Dr. Deepak Srivastava, Director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, discusses the future of cardiac reprogramming, the potentially life-saving technique that he pioneered.

S.F. Supervisor Wiener announces he’s taking HIV preventive drug
September 18, 2014

The Gladstone Institutes Dr. Robert Grant, who led the research on Truvada, confirms that the drug is safe and highly effective.

Truvada has been called the 'miracle' HIV pill – so why is uptake so slow?
September 18, 2014

Gladstone senior investigator Dr. Robert Grant recommends PrEP for HIV prevention be used like contraception.

Ebola outbreak hits home with Bay Area health specialists
September 17, 2014

Dr. Warner Greene discusses the need for better health care systems in Africa with the current Ebola outbreak.

Bay Area experts discuss immediate solutions for Ebola virus
September 8, 2014

Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology director Dr. Warner Greene says best way to stop the Ebola virus is through basic prevention techniques.

Diagnosing dementia using your eyes
September 2, 2014

Scientists can now spot the signs of dementia a lot earlier than ever before, by looking at your eyes. They’ve found that degeneration of the eye, or retina, is linked to the parts of the brain affected by the disease.

Gladstone, UCSF expert on chance of U.S. Ebola outbreak: "I'd take these odds in Vegas"
August 21, 2014

Warner Greene, Director of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, quoted in the San Francisco Business Times about the recent Ebola outbreak and the risk for infection here in the U.S.

First California patient suspected of having Ebola
August 21, 2014

The Director of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, Warner Greene, comments on the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the appropriate response to a possible patient in Sacramento.