Press Releases

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2012

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...

Gladstone Scientists Find Increased ApoE Protein Levels May Promote Alzheimer's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 3, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have enhanced our understanding of how a protein linked to Alzheimer's disease keeps young brains healthy, but can damage them...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Key Mechanism Involved in Type 2 Diabetes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 28, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered a key protein that regulates insulin resistance—the diminished ability of cells to respond to the action of...

Gladstone Director Receives 2012 Abraham White Scientific Achievement Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 15, 2012—Gladstone Institutes Senior Investigator Deepak Srivastava, MD has won the prestigious 2012 Abraham White Scientific Achievement Award from The George Washington...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Protein that Contributes to Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—January 25, 2012—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes, an independent and nonprofit biomedical-research organization, have identified a protein that exacerbates symptoms of...