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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 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.

April 8, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, of the Gladstone Institutes and Kyoto University is one of seven recipients of Canada's prestigious Gairdner Award. The Gairdner is referred to as the “Baby Nobel,” since many winners then go on to win the Nobel Prize.

March 25, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—March 25, 2009—The J. David Gladstone Institutes has joined forces with Taube Philanthropies and the Koret Foundation to initiate a groundbreaking research program aimed at preventing, treating, or curing Huntington's disease (HD) by the year 2020.

March 15, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have found that a key enzyme involved in absorbing fat may also be a key to reducing it.

March 4, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The J. David Gladstone Institutes announced that it has received a major grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation in Los Angeles to establish the Keck Program for Striatal Physiology and Pathophysiology, which will study the origins of movement disorders associated with neurological diseases such as Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.

February 17, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) and the University of California, San Francisco have unraveled a complex signaling process that reveals how different types of cells interact to create a heart.

February 5, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have found that an enzyme associated with the synthesis of fat in the body is also an element in healthy skin and hair.

January 7, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists from the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease (GIND), UCSF, and Stanford have discovered that a certain type of collagen, collagen VI, protects brain cells against amyloid-beta (Aβ) proteins, which are widely thought to cause Alzheimer's disease.