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.

CIRM approves $1.7 million for high school research opportunities fostering creativity
March 21, 2012

Gladstone has received funding for the Gladstone Summer Scholars internship program. The CIRM Creativity Award supports high school summer research internships that expose underrepresented students to stem cell science.

New Data on Thymosin Beta 4 Reported at Third International Symposium on Thymosins in Health and Disease
March 20, 2012

The first day of the symposium included a keynote talk by Dr. Deepak Srivastava, Director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, on the reprogramming of cardiac cells by Tβ4.

From Hart to Heart
March 19, 2012

The Grammy-winning drummer with iconic hippie rock group the Grateful Dead is teaming with Deepak Srivastava, the head of San Francisco's Gladstone Institute for Cardiovascular Research, in an effort to discover the sounds that cells make.

BellBrook Labs' Novel RGScreen™ Assay Technology is On Target for Parkinson's Disease
March 15, 2012

In a paper published last month in Neuron, investigators Anatol Kreitzer and Talia Lerner, at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease in San Francisco showed that knocking out the RGS4 protein alleviated the aberrant motor control symptoms in dopamine-deficient mice used to model for Parkinson's disease.

A New Approach to Faster Anticancer Drug Discovery
March 13, 2012

Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease Senior Investigator Sheng Ding, PhD is cited as a coauthor of this important paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Discovery in SF could unlock origins of heart defects
March 13, 2012

More than a million people in the U.S. suffer from congenital heart disease, but now researchers at San Francisco's Gladstone Institutes believe a kind of genetic switch, flipped in the wrong position before birth, could be responsible for at least some of those cases.

ScienceOnline2012 – interview with Matthew Hirschey
March 12, 2012

Matthew Hirschey talks to Scientific American about his career and his experiences as a postdoctoral fellow at Gladstone.

From Hart to heart
March 2, 2012

The Grammy-winning drummer with iconic hippie rock group the Grateful Dead is teaming with Deepak Srivastava, the head of San Francisco's Gladstone Institute for Cardiovascular Research, in an effort to discover the sounds that cells make.

How to Make Eyeball Stew
March 1, 2012

Stem cell biologist Bruce Conklin of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease describes the significance of a recent study involving cell differentiation.

Forty Under 40: Sheng Ding
February 27, 2012

Senior investigator, the Gladstone Institutes; professor, University of California, San Francisco