Press Releases

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2012

Gladstone Scientist Wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 8, 2012—Shinya Yamanaka MD, PhD, a senior investigator at the Gladstone Institutes—which is affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)—has won the...

Gladstone Scientists Discover Gene “Bursting” Plays Key Role in Protein Production

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 8, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have mapped the precise frequency by which genes get turned on across the human genome, providing new insight into the most...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Biological Mechanism that Plays Key Role in Early-Onset Dementia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 8, 2012—Using animal models, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered how a protein deficiency may be linked to frontotemporal dementia (FTD)—a form of early-...

Gladstone Scientists Map the Genomic Blueprint of the Heart

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 13, 2012— Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have revealed the precise order and timing of hundreds of genetic “switches” required to construct a fully functional...

Gladstone-Led Study Underscores Truvada’s Potency in Preventing the Transmission of HIV

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 12, 2012— New research from an international team of HIV/AIDS experts has reaffirmed the effectiveness of Truvada—the first and only medication approved by the FDA for HIV...

Gladstone Scientists Develop Innovative Technique to Monitor and Decipher the Dormant AIDS Virus Concealed in Cells

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 11, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have gotten us one step closer to understanding and overcoming one of the least-understood mechanisms of HIV infection—by...

Gladstone Scientists Discover that Epilepsy Drug Reverses Memory Loss in Animal Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 6, 2012— Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that an FDA-approved anti-epileptic drug reverses memory loss and alleviates other Alzheimer’s-related...

Gladstone Named Best Place to Work in Academia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 1, 2012— For a second year in a row, an annual survey from The Scientist magazine has named the Gladstone Institutes as the best place to work in academia. Gladstone, an...

Jesse Dylan Film Series Spotlights Gladstone Science

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 24, 2012—The Gladstone Institutes has joined forces with Jesse Dylan’s award-winning film company to raise public awareness—through a series of short films—about unmet medical...

Gladstone’s Dr. Warner C. Greene Authors HIV/AIDS Medicine Textbook for Developing World

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 23, 2012—Warner C. Greene, MD, who directs virology and immunology research at the Gladstone Institutes, has joined with other global AIDS experts to release a locally...