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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

June 6, 2017

Cells associated with seizures, schizophrenia, and ADHD found in the same region of the brain.

May 18, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—After decades of research aiming to understand how DNA is organized in human cells, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have shed new light on this mysterious field by discovering how a key protein helps control gene organization.

May 17, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—A team of researchers at the Gladstone Institutes uncovered a new strategy to treat heart failure, a leading contributor to mortality and healthcare costs in the United States.

May 10, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that an enzyme called SMYD2 could be a new therapeutic target for flushing out the HIV that hides in infected individuals. Overcoming this latent virus remains the most significant obstacle to a cure.

April 24, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes created a special type of neuron from human stem cells that could potentially repair spinal cord injuries. These cells, called V2a interneurons, transmit signals in the spinal cord to help control movement.

April 24, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes identified that mutations in a protein commonly linked to frontotemporal dementia (FTD) result in obsessive-like behaviors.

April 12, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), identified a common mechanism in two forms of neurodegeneration that affect young adults or the elderly.

February 16, 2017

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), together with collaborators in Europe, discovered that a common type of cell within the human reproductive and intestinal tracts assists HIV in infecting immune cells.

January 17, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes identified an FDA-approved drug that can create the elusive and beneficial brown fat. Mice treated with the drug had more brown fat, faster metabolisms, and less body weight gain, even after being fed a high-calorie diet.

January 13, 2017

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes scored a rare two-for-one gain by discovering an enzyme that controls the levels of a protein implicated in both Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia.

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