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.

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.

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.

Nobel prize won by Briton written off in his teens by a science teacher
October 8, 2012

Sir John Gurdon shares the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine with Shinya Yamanaka, for reprogramming adult cells

Stem Cell Scientists Gurdon and Yamanaka Win Nobel Prize in Medicine
October 8, 2012

England's Sir John Gurdon and Dr. Shinya Yamanaka from Japan share the 2012 Nobel Prize in medicine for work on stem cells, revealing that mature cells can be reverted into primitive cells. 

Scientists Win Nobel Prize for Stem-Cell Work
October 8, 2012

John B. Gurdon of the U.K. and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan shared this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work in so-called cellular reprogramming, which has unleashed a wave of advances in everything from cloning to the possible treatment of diseases using stem cells.

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.