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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

November 16, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that the vaginal immune system is suppressed in response to RNA viruses, such as Zika.

November 10, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes identified two chemicals that improve their ability to transform scar tissue in a heart into healthy, beating heart muscle. The new discovery advances efforts to find new and effective treatments for heart failure.

October 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Researchers at the Gladstone Institutes and UC San Francisco (UCSF) have used a newly developed gene-editing system to find gene mutations that make human immune cells resistant to HIV infection. 

October 21, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—How do you improve a Nobel Prize-winning discovery? Add a debilitating disease-causing gene mutation. 

October 18, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Direct microbial sequencing of environmental samples, such as from ocean water, hospital surfaces, and the human gut, have illuminated the vast number of microbes present in our world.

September 28, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The Gladstone Institutes is pleased to present the second annual Ogawa-Yamanaka Stem Cell Prize to Douglas Melton, PhD.

September 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Stem cell experts will discuss the future of cellular reprogramming and its therapeutic potential at the Cell Symposium “10 Years of iPSCs,” September 25–27, 2016 at the Claremont Hotel and Spa in Berkeley, Califo

September 8, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Gladstone Senior Investigator Katerina Akassoglou, PhD, was awarded a prestigious multi-year, multi-million dollar grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 

September 6, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—It is a historic time at the Gladstone Institutes; William S. “Bill” Price, III, has joined the Gladstone Trustees. Price replaces Albert A. Dorman, who served Gladstone for almost 30 years. 

August 15, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—There is new hope in the fight against Huntington’s disease. Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that changing a specific part of the huntingtin protein prevented the loss of critical brain cells and protected against behavioral symptoms in a mouse model of the disease.