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.

Reaction from Colleagues and Mentors on Shinya Yamanaka's Nobel Win
October 8, 2012

Fuji TV interviews Dr. Yamanaka's Gladstone colleagues and fellow researchers. (In Japanese)

UK, Japan scientists win Nobel for stem cell breakthroughs
October 8, 2012

Scientists from Britain and Japan shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine on Monday for the discovery that adult cells can be reprogrammed back into stem cells which can turn into any kind of tissue and may one day repair damaged organs.

Stem Cell Discovery Secures Nobel Prize
October 8, 2012

Sir John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka from Japan have both been awarded the Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for their work as pioneers of stem cell research.

Nobel Prize In Medicine Awarded To Stem Cell Researchers
October 8, 2012

The Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology for 2012 was awarded jointly to British scientist John B. Gurdon and Japanese scientist Shinya Yamanaka for their work in stem cell research, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm announced on Monday.

Rsearcher wins Nobel award
October 8, 2012

Gladstone and UCSF researcher has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for his discovery that ordinary human cells can be reprogrammed into stem cells, possibly leading to new breakthrough medical treatments.

Yamanaka, Gurdon share Nobel Prize in medicine for stem-cell research
October 8, 2012

Shinya Yamanaka of Japan and John Gurdon of Britain shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent," the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm said Monday.

Japan Notches a Nobel
October 8, 2012

Japan started the 2012 Nobel Prize season off with a bang, as a wunderkind 50-year-old star scientist shared honors Monday in physiology/medicine, the first of the medals to be awarded this year.

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.