Press Releases

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2011

Gladstone Founder Receives American Heart Association Distinguished Scientist Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 15, 2011—The American Heart Association will today present Gladstone Institutes Senior Investigator and President Emeritus Robert Mahley, MD, PhD, with the 2011 AHA...

Gladstone Scientist Receives 2011 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Neuroscience

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Nov. 14, 2011—Gladstone Institutes Assistant Investigator Anatol Kreitzer, PhD, has won the prestigious 2011 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Neuroscience. Dr. Kreitzer...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Gene Critical for Cell Responses to Oxygen Deprivation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—November 3, 2011—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a protein that kick-starts the response to low levels of oxygen, suggesting new lines of research relevant to...

Gladstone Scientists Identify Protein Form Linked to Huntington’s Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 30, 2011—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered how a form of the protein linked to Huntington's disease influences the timing and severity of its symptoms,...

Roddenberry Foundation Gives $5M to Gladstone for Stem Cell Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 19, 2011—The Gladstone Institutes and the Roddenberry Foundation today inaugurated the Roddenberry Center for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine at Gladstone, a new unit founded...

Gladstone Scientist Inducted into the California Academy of Sciences

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 11, 2011— The California Academy of Sciences today will induct Gladstone Institutes Senior Investigator Bruce Conklin, MD, as an Academy Fellow, bestowing yet another...

Gladstone Experiments Suggest Research Avenues for Treating Excess Fat Storage and Obesity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 4, 2011—A team of scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and Yale University have begun to unravel the complex process by which cells take in and store microscopic fat...

Gladstone Scientist Finds New Target For Treating Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 8, 2011—A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has identified how the lack of a brain chemical known as dopamine can rewire the interaction between two groups of brain...

Gladstone Scientist Identifies Gene that Exacerbates Risk Factors for Heart Disease and Diabetes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 18, 2011—A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered how a gene known as SIRT3 contributes to a suite of health problems sweeping across America, offering new...

Gladstone Scientists Offer New Insight into the Regulation of Stem Cells and Cancer Cells

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 14, 2011—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have gained new insight into the delicate relationship between two proteins that, when out of balance, can prevent the normal...