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February 11, 2015
Drs. Lennart Mucke and Dena Dubal

Raising levels of the life-extending protein klotho can protect against learning and memory deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease, despite the accumulation of Alzheimer-related toxins in the brain.

February 2, 2015

By helping cells switch their type, we may have discovered a new way to repair damaged hearts, and potentially revolutionize the future of medicine.

January 22, 2015

Protein interactions between viruses and cells can illuminate common weak points in human biology and reveal potential new targets for antiviral treatments.

December 16, 2014

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, may be the key to helping San Francisco become the first city to stop HIV.

December 11, 2014

At the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, two distinguished scientists are exploring Parkinson’s disease from all angles—gaining critical insights about the condition.

December 2, 2014

Recent discoveries made at the Gladstone Institutes have provided new hope in the search for a cure for HIV/AIDS.

November 18, 2014

Advances made in the fields of virology and immunology often spread from one disease to another.

November 13, 2014
Drs. Nadia Roan and Warner Greene

New generation of microbicides should contain compounds that break down amyloid fibrils in semen in order to increase drugs’ effectiveness.

September 29, 2014
Dr. Li Gan's lab

Low levels of the naturally occurring protein progranulin exacerbate cellular and cognitive dysfunction, while raising levels can prevent abnormalities in an Alzheimer model.

June 20, 2014

With his unique combination of biology and chemistry, Gladstone’s Sheng Ding is quickly becoming a tour-de-force in the field of regenerative medicine.