Gladstone in the News

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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.

Nobel Winners Unlocked Cells' Unlimited Potential
October 8, 2012

The two scientists who won this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine discovered that cells in our body have the remarkable ability to reinvent themselves.

2012 Nobel Prize For Making Cells Young Again
October 8, 2012

This year's Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to John B. Gurdon of Britain and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent."

2012 Nobel Prize: Experts React
October 8, 2012

Britain's leading scientists are united in congratulating Profs Sir John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka on winning the 2012 Nobel Prize for medicine or physiology. Here is a selection of their comments.

Stem-Cell Pioneers From U.K., Japan Win Nobel Medicine Prize
October 8, 2012

The 2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to Japan's Shinya Yamanaka and John Gurdon of Britain "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent."

Cloning and stem cell Nobel for Gurdon and Yamanaka
October 8, 2012

This year's Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to John Gurdon at the University of Cambridge and Shinya Yamanaka of the Gladstone Institutes and Kyoto University in Japan.

Japanese, UK scientists win Nobel medicine prize
October 8, 2012

A British and a Japanese scientist won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for work on creating stem cells, opening the door to new methods to diagnose and treat diseases.

John Gurdon And Shinya Yamanaka Share 2012 Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine
October 8, 2012

For discovering that a cell’s fate is not set in stone, John B. Gurdon, 79, and Shinya Yamanaka, 50, will share the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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.