Gladstone in the News

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2012 medicine Nobel honors research on reprogramming adult cells
October 8, 2012

Two scientists who have rewritten developmental programming of adult cells share the 2012 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.

Stem cell researchers win Nobel Prize, regenerative medicine gets a boost
October 8, 2012

This morning, two pioneering stem cell researchers — John Gurdon of Great Britain and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan — received the highest honor that scientists can achieve: the Nobel Prize.

Gurdon 'extremely grateful and astonished' by Nobel
October 8, 2012

Gladstone's Shinya Yamanaka today won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine, alongside British stem cell luminary John Gurdon of the University of Cambridge.

"I'm amazed and immensely grateful and astonished that they should recognise work done such a long time ago," Gurdon told public broadcaster Swedish Radio in a telephone interview. "Of course, I'm extremely grateful to be recognised with Shinya Yamanaka who's done this wonderful work," he added.

Read more at: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-10-gurdon-extremely-astonished-nobel.html#jCp
"I'm amazed and immensely grateful and astonished that they should recognise work done such a long time ago," Gurdon told public broadcaster Swedish Radio in a telephone interview. "Of course, I'm extremely grateful to be recognised with Shinya Yamanaka who's done this wonderful work," he added.

Read more at: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-10-gurdon-extremely-astonished-nobel.html#jCp
Nobel in medicine for Japanese researcher with Bay Area connection
October 8, 2012

A Japanese researcher with ties to the Bay Area and a British researcher won this year's Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine on Monday for discovering that ordinary cells of the body can be reprogrammed into stem cells, which then can turn into any kind of tissue -- a discovery that may led to new treatments.

Britain's Sir John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan win Nobel prize for medicine
October 8, 2012

Two pioneers of stem cell research have shared the Nobel prize for medicine or physiology.

Brit and Japanese scientists share Nobel Prize for 'groundbreaking' stem cell work that 'revolutionised' science
October 8, 2012

Sir John Gurdon, 79, shared the Nobel Prize with Japan's Shinya Yamanaka for their 'groundbreaking work' that has revolutionised science', the Nobel Assembly at Sweden's Karolinska Institute.

Researchers develop blueprint for making a heart
October 5, 2012

Gladstone researchers say the discovery could have a profound impact on how we treat hearts and heart disease.

Battling back from a brain injury
October 3, 2012

Retired Senior Investigator Karl Weisgraber has had a long, difficult recovery from a fall off a ladder that caused a traumatic brain injury last October.

HIV patients aging prematurely
September 25, 2012

Gladstone investigators Eric Verdin, MD, and Shomyseh Sanjabi, PhD, are researching why patients living with HIV are aging prematurely.

Mapping Genomic Blueprint
September 25, 2012

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have created the first "genomic blueprint" of the human heart, unveiling the exact order and timing of genetic events that must take place for an embryonic heart cell to become a beating, life-sustaining organ.