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For Journalists

Gladstone welcomes inquiries from journalists. Our media-relations staff is on hand to provide local, regional, national, and international journalists with accurate information about Gladstone’s research and our investigators’ areas of expertise. We are available to arrange interviews with Gladstone scientists and assist in developing story ideas.

Please contact:

Megan McDevitt, Vice President of Communications
Direct line: 415.734.2019
Mobile: 415.806.6245

 

 


 

Press Releases

February 16, 2017

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), together with collaborators in Europe, discovered that a common type of cell within the human reproductive and intestinal tracts assists HIV in infecting immune cells.

January 17, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes identified an FDA-approved drug that can create the elusive and beneficial brown fat. Mice treated with the drug had more brown fat, faster metabolisms, and less body weight gain, even after being fed a high-calorie diet.

January 13, 2017

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes scored a rare two-for-one gain by discovering an enzyme that controls the levels of a protein implicated in both Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia.

December 26, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—New details learned about a key cellular protein could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). 

December 15, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes linked a single gene mutation to two types of heart disease: one causes a hole in the heart of infants, and the other causes heart failure.

December 6, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—A new biopharmaceutical company, Tenaya Therapeutics Inc., will build on discoveries in cardiovascular disease research made at the Gladstone Institutes, concentrating on regenerative medicine and drug discovery fo

November 16, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that the vaginal immune system is suppressed in response to RNA viruses, such as Zika.

November 10, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes identified two chemicals that improve their ability to transform scar tissue in a heart into healthy, beating heart muscle. The new discovery advances efforts to find new and effective treatments for heart failure.

October 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes and UC San Francisco (UCSF) have used a newly developed gene-editing system to find gene mutations that make human immune cells resistant to HIV infection. 

October 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—How do you improve a Nobel Prize-winning discovery? Add a debilitating disease-causing gene mutation. 

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