Gladstone in the News

The Gladstone Institutes is gratified to receive media attention from around the globe. Check out the highlights of recent press coverage of Gladstone scientists and research. For other news, please be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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.
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.

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.