Press Releases

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2012

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...

Gladstone Scientist Warner C. Greene Receives Washington University School of Medicine Alumni Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 25, 2012—Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD—who directs virology and immunology research at the Gladstone Institutes—has won the 2012 Alumni Achievement Award from the Washington...

Gladstone Scientists Regenerate Damaged Hearts By Transforming Scar Tissue into Beating Heart Muscle

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 18, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes today are announcing a research breakthrough in mice that one day may help doctors restore hearts damaged by heart attacks—by...

Gladstone Scientist Robert Grant Named One of Time Magazine's TIME 100

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 18, 2012—Time magazine has named Gladstone Senior Investigator Robert Grant, MD, MPH, to the 2012 TIME 100, the magazine's annual list of the world's 100 most influential...

Gladstone Founder Receives Prestigious Pasarow Foundation Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 13, 2012—The Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation will next week present Gladstone Institutes Senior Investigator and President Emeritus Robert W. Mahley, MD, PhD, with its...