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Information for Industry

Gladstone encourages the vital role industry plays in bringing the results of basic science to the service of patients suffering from cardiovascular, viral and neurological diseases. To learn more about opportunities to forge partnerships with Gladstone, please contact one of our two vice presidents who oversee the creation and development of these collaborations.

Stephen Freedman, PhD
Vice President for Corporate Liaison and Ventures

Stephen B. Freedman, PhD, is Director of the Gladstone Center for Translational Research and Vice President for Corporate Liaison and Ventures at the Gladstone Institutes. Through Dr. Freedman’s leadership, GCTR has facilitated a number of significant strategic relationships and alliances—across all of Gladstone’s research areas—with biotech and pharmaceutical companies, venture capital firms and foundations. GCTR is always looking for new opportunities to advance Gladstone’s research through both traditional and non-traditional collaboration models. Dr. Freedman has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including senior positions at Merck & Co. and Elan Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Freedman earned a bachelor’s degree in physiology and biochemistry and a PhD in pharmacology from the University of Southampton. He received the G. Kerkut Prize for Physiology in 1978 and completed postdoctoral studies with Professor Richard Miller at the University of Chicago.

Joan V McIntyre, JD
Vice President for Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs

Joan McIntyre is the Director of Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Counsel at the Gladstone Institutes. Ms. McIntyre is responsible for all aspects of Gladstone’s intellectual property, including technology licensing and research-related agreements. She joined Gladstone in 1997 and has more than 25 years of experience in intellectual property law—having worked in private practice, the medical-device industry and technology transfer for academia. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, State of Minnesota, the Federal District Court of Minnesota, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and as Registered In-House Counsel in the State of California. Ms. McIntyre is a registered U. S. Patent Attorney who earned a bachelor’s degree in medical microbiology at the University of Minnesota and a JD from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn.

Material Transfer Request

To initiate a new request for Gladstone research materials, please e-mail the appropriate investigator from this list of Gladstone investigators. Once approved, your request will be forwarded to our office for processing and you can expect to receive a material request form from our office soon thereafter.