Corporate Liaison and Ventures
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Where Science Discoveries, Entrepreneurs, and Investors Converge

Get a sneak peek at the transformative biomedical research happening at Gladstone. In this first Industry Partnership Forum, you’ll get a chance to talk to Gladstone scientists, learn more about our research programs that are ready for translational opportunities, and discover how you can partner with our labs.

Presenting scientists will be available for a limited number of one-on-one meetings with both in-person and remote attendees. To reserve a meeting, please see below.

Program and Speakers

Time Speaker
10:00am Welcome
Ariel Brumbaugh, PhD, Biosciences Business Development Manager 
10:05am Introduction to Gladstone
Deepak Srivastava, MD, President, Gladstone Institutes
10:10am Small Molecule Inhibitors for Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
Deepak Srivastava
10:35am Operant BioPharma: Developing AI Scientists That Automatically Find Druggable Targets and Therapeutics for Progressive Diseases
Jeremy Linsley, PhD
11:00am Break
11:20am InvisiShield: Novel Intranasal Solution to Prevent Infection by SARS-CoV-2 and Other Respiratory Viruses Causing Human Disease
Warner Greene, MD, PhD, Senior Investigator
11:45am RoVir: Detecting Viruses With Amplification-Free CRISPR Technology
Melanie Ott, MD, PhD, Director, Gladstone Institute of Virology
12:10pm Lunch
12:55pm GABAeron: Stem Cell Replacement Therapy for Inhibitor Neurons
Yadong Huang, MD, PhD, Senior Investigator
1:20pm Single-administration Antivirals with a High Genetic Barrier to the Evolution of Drug Resistance
Leor Weinberger, PhD, Senior Investigator
1:45pm Vitra Labs: Next Generation IVF—Rethinking Infertility
Ivana Vasic, PhD, Graduate Student
2:10pm Break
2:30pm Programming Immunotherapies with CRISPR
Alex Marson, MD, PhD, Director, Gladstone-UCSF Institute of Genomic Immunology
2:55pm Small-Molecule Nav1.1 Enhancers for Alzheimer’s and Epilepsy
Jorge Palop, PhD, Associate Investigator
3:20pm Turning Down the Oxygen Dial with Small Molecule Therapeutics
Isha Jain, PhD, Assistant Investigator
3:45pm Closing Remarks
Nicholas J. Simon, Gladstone Trustee
Stephen Freedman, PhD, Vice President, Corporate Liaison and Ventures
3:55pm Networking Reception

Register to attend either in-person or virtually.

You can also schedule a meeting with a Gladstone scientist-entrepreneur during the Industry Partnership Forum.


October 25, 2022
10:00am-5:00pm PDT
Online & Mahley Auditorium, 1650 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94158
Public, Scientific

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Gladstone, we are committed to providing events and professional development activities that resonate with our community’s diverse members. Our goal is to develop creative programming that encompasses a wide variety of ideas and perspectives to inspire, educate, and engage with everyone within our walls.

We want to effect positive change through our events and activities by providing a platform for discussions on important topics related to increasing diversity and inclusiveness in the sciences.