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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.

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.

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
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.

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.

The Nobel prize for physiology or medicine
October 8, 2012

THIS year’s Nobel physiology prize goes to Sir John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for a crucial discovery in stem-cell science­—how to make what are known as pluripotent stem cells from ordinary body cells

Nobel Prize In Medicine 2012: John Gurdon, Shinya Yamanaka Win For Cell Research
October 8, 2012

British researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan won this year's Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering that mature, specialized cells of the body can be reprogrammed into stem cells — a discovery that scientists hope to turn into new treatments.

Cell biologists Yamanaka and Gurdon awarded Nobel Prize for Medicine
October 8, 2012

Cell biologists Shinya Yamanaka of Japan and Briton John B. Gurdon have been jointly awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.

Nobel prize to Briton, Japanese for stem cell work
October 8, 2012

British researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan won this year's Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine on Monday for discovering that mature, specialized cells of the body can be reprogrammed into stem cells - a discovery that scientists hope to turn into new treatments.

San Francisco lab first recognized the talents of Nobel Laureate Yamanaka
October 8, 2012

In 1993, Japanese researcher Shinya Yamanaka was a young doctor who dreamed of becoming a research scientist -- but no one was returning his phone calls.