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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

October 23, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 23, 2009—The J. David Gladstone Institutes today announced that Robert Sanders “Sandy” Williams, MD, has been appointed the new president of the Institutes. Dr.

October 23, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—October 13, 2009—The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a “Grand Opportunity” grant of $3.7 million to a consortium formed with the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease(GIND) and the Taube-Koret Center for Huntington's Disease Research to use stem cell techno

September 14, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, of the the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) and Kyoto University, has won the 2009 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for his discovery of a method of reprogramming adult skin cells to become embryonic-like stem cells.

September 2, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 2, 2009—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have traced the evolution of the four-chambered human heart to a common genetic factor linked to the development of hearts in turtles and other reptiles.

August 19, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 19, 2009—The J. David Gladstone Institutes announced a collaboration with Alitora Systems to develop software technology that facilitates organizational collaboration and enables rapid acceleration of the discovery and evaluation of new drugs.

August 14, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 14, 2009—The Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND) announced that Dena Dubal, MD, PhD has been named a Beeson scholar for her research into Alzheimer's disease.

August 11, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—August 11, 2009—Investor and philanthropist William S. Price III and his wife, Eva, have donated $4.25 million to fund biomedical research programs at The J. David Gladstone Institutes.

July 5, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—July 5, 2009—Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have discovered a key switch that makes stem cells turn into the type of muscle cells that reside in the wall of blood vessels.

June 25, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–June 25, 2009–Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (GIVI) have found another clue that may lead to eradication of HIV from infected patients who have been on antiretroviral therapy.

April 26, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—April 26, 2009—Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD)have identified for the first time key genetic factors that drive the process of generating new heart cells.