Press Releases

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2015

The Gladstone Institutes Launches Novel Partnership with Dolby Family Ventures and Evotec AG

SAN FRANCISCO—July 23, 2015—The Gladstone Institutes announces the creation of Cure Network Ventures Inc. and Cure Network Dolby Acceleration Partners, LLC, a business endeavor with Dolby Family...

Researchers Create Model of Early Human Heart Development From Stem Cells

Researchers have shown that human induced pluripotent stem cells can differentiate and self-organize into cardiac microchambers when spatially confined. The center (red) shows heart muscle cells...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Proteomics Facility for Disease Target Discovery Opens at Gladstone Institutes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 24, 2015­—The Thermo Fisher Scientific Proteomics Facility for Disease Target Discovery opened today at the Gladstone Institutes, as part of a collaboration between Thermo...

PrEP Is Not Linked to Greater Risk for Depression

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 18, 2015—A new paper out of the iPrEx study—a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of daily oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in men and transgender women who have sex...

Scientists Identify New Drug Target to Treat ALS

SAN FRANCISCO—June 8, 2015—Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes and the University of Michigan have identified a cellular mechanism that can be targeted to treat ALS. The researchers revealed...

Scientists Regenerate Bone Tissue Using Only Proteins Secreted by Stem Cells

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—MAY 11, 2015—Scientists have discovered a way to regrow bone tissue using the protein signals produced by stem cells. This technology could help treat victims who have experienced...

Japanese Prime Minister Visits the Gladstone Institutes

The Gladstone Institutes was honored to host Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from Japan. Prime Minister Abe and Dr. Shinya Yamanaka emphasized the importance of collaboration between the U.S. and Japan...

Gladstone Scientists Discover Potential New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—APRIL 27, 2015—Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes have discovered a way to prevent the development of multiple sclerosis (MS) in mice. Using a drug that blocks the production...

Preventing Heart Cells from Turning to Bone

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 12, 2015­—Researchers from the Gladstone Institutes have used human cells to discover how blood flow in the heart protects against the hardening of valves in cardiovascular...

Mapping the Gut Microbiome to Better Understand Its Role in Obesity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 4, 2015­—Several recent science studies have claimed that the gut microbiome—the diverse array of bacteria that live in the stomach and intestines—may be to blame for obesity...