Gladstone in the News

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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.

Yamanaka makes break-through in stem cell research
October 8, 2012

Shinya Yamanaka could have made bits of sewing machines for a living. Instead, his tinkering with the building blocks of life has made him a Nobel Prize winner.

Gurdon and Yamanaka take Physiology or Medicine Nobel for cell reprogramming
October 8, 2012

The Nobel Committee awarded this year’s prize in Physiology or Medicine to John Gurdon, of the University of Cambridge, UK and Shinya Yamanka, of the Gladstone Institutes and the University of Kyoto, Japan for “for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent,” this morning in Stockholm.

Researcher wins Nobel Prize in medicine
October 8, 2012

Dr. Shinya Yamanaka of Japan is with the Gladstone Institutes shares the Nobel Prize in medicine with Britain's John Gurdon.

Gurdon and Yamanaka share Nobel prize for stem cell work
October 8, 2012

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

Cell researchers win Nobel Prize
October 8, 2012

The 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded jointly to British biologist John Gurdon and Japanese stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka.

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

British researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan have won this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology.

Stem-cell duo win Nobel medicine prize
October 8, 2012
Sir John Gurdon of Britain and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan share this year’s Nobel prize in medicine for discovering how to turn back the biological clock in living cells. They showed that adult cells could be reprogrammed into immature stem cells capable of developing into any tissue.
Shinya Yamanaka of Gladstone, UCSF wins Nobel Prize
October 8, 2012

Shinya Yamanaka, the Japanese scientist who reprogrammed mature mouse cells so they could be manipulated to become any type of cell, was named the 2012 winner of the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.