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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


Press Releases

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.

April 16, 2011

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

March 9, 2011

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.

December 16, 2010

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.

December 1, 2010

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.

November 28, 2010

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.

November 24, 2010

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.

November 23, 2010

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