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June 26, 2015
Huffington Post

Dr. Robert Grant writes in the the Huffington Post about ending HIV transmission using the successful strategies of prenatal HIV care.

June 15, 2015
Science Careers

At the World Conference of Science Journalists, Dr. Shinya Yamanaka stressed that basic science research is essential for preparing the way for applications that will result in cures.

June 5, 2015
Vice

Vice documents Dr. Robert Grant's ground-breaking work on PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), which has provided hope for ending the spread of HIV.

June 3, 2015
Nature

CRISPR, a powerful gene-editing tool, is the biggest game changer to hit biology since PCR. Dr. Bruce Conklin was an early adopter of the technology and is on the front lines of CRISPR research, using genome editing to study DNA mutations in heart disease.

May 22, 2015
NPR

Dr. Deepak Srivastava discusses the intricacies of cardiac surgery in an article about new technology that helps surgeons to navigate patients' hearts using 3-D imaging. 

May 15, 2015
KQED

Elijah Martin is a graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Deepak Srivastava at the Gladstone Institutes. He studies how the heart forms in order to try to understand the causes of heart disease and develop therapies.

April 27, 2015
SF Business Times

Blocking a specific protein with a little-known, experimental drug restored balance in the immune systems of lab mice, preventing them from developing multiple sclerosis, researchers at San Francisco's Gladstone Institutes found.

April 6, 2015
FOX KTVU Channel 2

Researchers from the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that astrocytes - typically thought of as "helper" cells in the brain - are involved in forgetting, and too many of these cells may contribute to Alzheimer's disease. The researchers are now working to repurpose old drugs used for Parkinson's disease and epilepsy to use as new therapies to treat memory loss in Alzheimer's.

April 3, 2015
Inside Philanthropy

Gladstone Institutes postdoctoral fellow Casey Gifford, PhD, was awarded the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship to study DNA-binding proteins in order to understand how a disruption in the expression of these proteins can lead to cancer.

March 2, 2015
Voice of America

The antiretroviral drug Truvada is most effective at reducing the risk of infection when taken daily. But used before and after sex, as directed, PReP also significantly lessened the risk of HIV transmission.

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