Gladstone in the News

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British man Sir John Gurdon wins Nobel prize for medicine
October 8, 2012

John Gurdon from the UK and Shinya Yamanaka from Japan have shared the Nobel prize for medicine or physiology after 'revolutionising' stem cell research.

Cell rewind wins medicine Nobel
October 8, 2012

The discovery that cells can be reprogrammed to an embryonic-like state has won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for two leading lights of stem-cell research: John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka.

John B. Gurdon, Shinya Yamanaka share 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
October 8, 2012

Two scientists shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, announced the Nobel Assembly at Swedish Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on Monday.

SF Scientist Wins Nobel for Stem Cell Breakthrough
October 8, 2012

Shinya Yamanaka, a stem cell researcher at the Gladstone Institutes, which is affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco, has won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with English researcher John B. Gurdon.

John Gurdon, Shinya Yamanaka win Nobel medicine prize for cell work
October 8, 2012

British researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan won this year's Nobel Prize in medicine on today for the discovery that mature, specialized cells of the body can be reprogrammed into blank slates that can become any kind of cell.

Nobel medical prize awarded to Japan’s Yamanaka, U.K.’s Gurdon for stem cell research
October 8, 2012

The Nobel Prize in medicine was jointly awarded to researcher Shinya Yamanaka of Japan and John Gurdon of Britain on Monday in Stockholm, Sweden.

Gurdon and Yamanaka win Nobel prize for medicine
October 8, 2012

Briton John Gurdon and Japanese scientist Shinya Yamanaka won the 2012 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for research which revolutionized understanding of how cells and organisms develop, the award-giving body said on Monday.

Cloning and Stem Cell Discoveries Earn Nobel in Medicine
October 8, 2012

A pair of landmark discoveries made 40 years apart have earned the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for John B. Gurdon of the University of Cambridge in England and Shinya Yamanaka of the Gladstone Institutes and Kyoto University in Japan.

Nobel Prize-netting iPS-cell discovery was initially a tough sell (for me, anyway)
October 8, 2012

Shinya Yamanaka, PhD, MD, it was announced today, has just won a much-deserved Nobel Prize in Medicine for an astonishing discovery.

Stem-Cell Pioneers Gurdon, Yamanaka Win Nobel Prize
October 8, 2012

John B. Gurdon transferred DNA between a tadpole and a frog to clone the first animal. Shinya Yamanaka used Gurdon’s concept to turn ordinary skin into potent stem cells. Both won the Nobel Prize for medicine today.