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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

June 15, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—June 15, 2010—The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) of Seattle, WA, is collaborating with the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) and its Taube-Koret Center for Huntington's Disease Research to use whole-genome sequencing to identify genes and novel drug targets

April 20, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 20, 2010—Deepak Srivastava, MD, director of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry at UCSF, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Srivastava joins former Gladstone president Robert W.

March 3, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO—March 3, 2010—With obesity and obesity-related diseases epidemic in the developed world, a clear understanding of how metabolism is regulated is crucial. One of the key metabolic pathways involves the oxidation of fat.

February 18, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 18, 2010—Lennart Mucke, MD, Director of the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND), has been named a recipient of the American Academy of Neurology's prestigious Potamkin Prize.

February 10, 2010

WASHINGTON—February 10, 2010—Robert W. Mahley, MD, PhD, president of The J. David Gladstone Institutes, will receive Research!America's 2010 Builders of Science Award.

February 8, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 8, 2010—The J. David Gladstone Institutes has announced the completion of its first fundraising campaign. The independent biomedical research organization, located at Mission Bay, said it had exceeded its goal of $35 million, despite tough economic times.

February 3, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 3, 2010—Although obesity is a risk factor for diabetes and coronary heart disease worldwide, only some obese individuals go on to develop these metabolic complications, while others are relatively protected.

January 26, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) was awarded the 2010 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology.

January 13, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—January 13, 2010—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) have identified the reason a key protein plays a major role in two neurodegenerative diseases.

January 4, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (GIVI) have discovered a new agent that might inhibit the infectivity of HIV. The agent, surfen, impairs the action of a factor in semen that greatly enhances the viral infection.