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
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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.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 16, 2011—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified networks of genes that play an important role in embryonic-heart development, advancing knowledge of how healthy hearts develop—and offering clues about how to combat a common birth defect known as congenital
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 9, 2011—The Gladstone Institutes, a leading biomedical-research organization, today announced its participation in a bold new consortium intended to help the global community better identify, prevent and treat outbreaks of new or re-emerging viruses. Dr.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—December 16, 2010—The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) announced today that Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, will receive the 2011 Warren Triennial Prize. Dr. Yamanaka discovered a method to convert adult cells into cells with characteristics of embryonic stem cells.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—December 1, 2010—For the AIDS community, Thanksgiving came a bit early this year, and after many difficult years, three announcements give hope and reason for celebration during this year's World AIDS Day.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) in San Francisco have discovered a new strategy to prevent memory deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology have solved a long-standing mystery about HIV infection—namely how HIV promotes the death of CD4 T cells. It is the loss of this critical subset of immune cells that leads to the development of AIDS.
San Francisco, CA—In a finding with the potential to fundamentally change strategies to slow the global HIV epidemic, a new study called iPrEx shows that individuals at high risk for HIV infection who took a single daily tablet containing two widely used HIV medications, emtricitabine and tenofov