SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that the vaginal immune system is suppressed in response to RNA viruses, such as Zika.
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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.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—How do you improve a Nobel Prize-winning discovery? Add a debilitating disease-causing gene mutation.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The Gladstone Institutes is pleased to present the second annual Ogawa-Yamanaka Stem Cell Prize to Douglas Melton, PhD.
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
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).
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.
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.