Press Releases

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2011

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...

Gladstone Scientist Discovers Genetic Factor Implicated in Heartbeat Defect

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 8, 2011—A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered how gene regulation can make hearts beat out of sync, offering new hope for the millions who suffer from a...

Gladstone Scientist Converts Human Skin Cells into Functional Brain Cells

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 28, 2011—A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered a novel way to convert human skin cells into brain cells, advancing medicine and human health by offering new...

Gladstone to Speed Drug Development with Center for Comprehensive Alzheimer's Disease Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 14, 2011—The Gladstone Institutes today announced plans to create a Center for Comprehensive Alzheimer's Disease Research, offering new hope for the millions of families...

Gladstone to Receive $5.6 Million in Federal Funds to Seek a Cure for AIDS

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 11, 2011—The Gladstone Institutes will receive funds totaling $5.6 million over five years as part of the first-ever major funding initiative focusing on HIV eradication. The...

Gladstone Ranked #1 Academic Employer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 1, 2011—The Gladstone Institutes has been named America's best place to work in academia, capping a seven-year stint in which readers of The Scientist have ranked the...