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.

Cloning and Stem Cell Discoveries Earn Nobel in Medicine
October 8, 2012

A pair of landmark discoveries made 40 years apart have earned the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for John B. Gurdon of the University of Cambridge in England and Shinya Yamanaka of the Gladstone Institutes and Kyoto University in Japan.

Nobel Prize-netting iPS-cell discovery was initially a tough sell (for me, anyway)
October 8, 2012

Shinya Yamanaka, PhD, MD, it was announced today, has just won a much-deserved Nobel Prize in Medicine for an astonishing discovery.

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.

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.

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.

HIV patients aging prematurely
September 25, 2012

Gladstone investigators Eric Verdin, MD, and Shomyseh Sanjabi, PhD, are researching why patients living with HIV are aging prematurely.