Press Releases

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2012

Gladstone Scientists Identify Critical Process in Stem Cell Development

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 5, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that environmental factors critically influence the growth of a type of stem cell—called an iPS cell—that is...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Molecular Switch that Kick Starts Formation of Arteries

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 3, 2012—The ability to form blood vessels is one of evolution’s crowning achievements, and something that separates vertebrates (animals with a backbone) from the rest of the...

Gladstone Scientists Use Stem Cell Technology to Tackle Huntington's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 28, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and an international team of researchers have generated a human model of Huntington's disease—directly from the skin cells of...

Gladstone Investigator Shinya Yamanaka Receives Millennium Technology Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 13, 2012—Gladstone Institutes Senior Investigator Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, has won the Millennium Technology Award Grand Prize, the world's largest and most prominent...

Consortium of Scientists Map the Human Body's Bacterial Ecosystem

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 13, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes today are announcing their role in an unprecedented collaboration organized by the National Institutes of Health, which used...

Gladstone Scientists Reprogram Skin Cells into Brain Cells

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 7, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have for the first time transformed skin cells—with a single genetic factor—into cells that develop on their own into an...

Gladstone Scientist Receives $6.3M Award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—May 25, 2012—The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has awarded Deepak Srivastava, MD—who directs cardiovascular and stem cell research at the Gladstone...

Gladstone Director Warner C. Greene Named President of the Association of American Physicians

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—May 1, 2012—Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD, who directs virology and immunology research at the Gladstone Institutes, has been inducted as president of the Association of American...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Brain Circuitry Associated with Addictive, Depressive Behaviors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 29, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have determined how specific circuitry in the brain controls not only body movement but also motivation and learning, providing...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Key Network Mechanism That Could Contribute to Cognitive Problems in Alzheimer's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 26, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have unraveled a process by which depletion of a specific protein in the brain contributes to the memory problems associated...