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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:

Julie Langelier, Science Writer and Public Relations Specialist

Direct line: 415.734.5000

Megan McDevitt, Vice President of Communications
Direct line: 415.734.2019


Press Releases

August 8, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—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 potentially fatal heart condition.In a paper being published this week in the online Early Edition of the Proceedings

July 28, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—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 hope for regenerative medicine and personalized drug discovery and development.

July 14, 2011

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 stricken by this debilitating neurodegenerative disease.

July 11, 2011

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.

July 1, 2011

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 independent biomedical-research organization among academia's top ten places to work.

June 2, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 2, 2011—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a drug candidate that diminishes the effects of both Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease in animal models, offering new hope for patients who currently lack any medications to halt the progression of th

May 9, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—May 9, 2011—The Gladstone Institute's Deepak Srivastava, MD, has received a $1.7 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for further investigation into treatments for heart disease.

May 3, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—May 3, 2011—The United States' National Academy of Sciences today elected Gladstone Senior Investigator Shinya Yamanaka MD, PhD, to its membership, bestowing yet another honor on the Japanese scientist whose discovery of a promising new stem-cell technology has major implication

April 29, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 29, 2011—The Hellman Family Foundation has donated $1 million to the Gladstone Institutes to help spur the development of medications for Alzheimer's disease.

April 25, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 25, 2011—A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has made two significant stem-cell discoveries that advance medicine and human health by creating powerful new approaches for using stem cells and stem-cell-like technology.