Gladstone in the News

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Buck Institute researchers fix Huntington's Disease mutation in mouse study
June 28, 2012

Researchers at the Buck Institute fixed the genetic mutation that causes Huntington’s Disease—and recent breakthroughs by Gladstone Senior Investigator Dr. Steve Finkbeiner are highlighted.

Linux creator and stem cell pioneer share tech's $1.5 million 'Nobel'
June 13, 2012

Two leading international innovators, Linus Torvalds and Shinya Yamanaka, have shared this year's euro1.2 million ($1.5 million) Millennium Technology Prize.

Profile of Shinya Yamanaka
June 13, 2012

Profile of Gladstone Investigator and stem cell pioneer Dr. Shinya Yamanaka.

Linus Torvalds Splits Tech’s ‘Nobel’ With Stem Cell Pioneer
June 13, 2012

Linux creator Linus Torvalds and stem cell pioneer Shinya Yamanaka are joint recipients of the 2012 prize, an honor that some call the tech equivalent of the Nobel Prize. 

Stem cell scientist wins Millennium Technology Award
June 13, 2012

Japanese stem cell scientist Dr Shinya Yamanaka has been awarded the Millennium Technology Prize.

Linux creator, Stem Cell Scientist Win Big Technology Prize
June 13, 2012

US-Finnish software engineer Linus Torvalds, who created the Linux open source operating system, and Japanese stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka on Wednesday won a 1.2-million-euro technology prize in Finland. 

Torvalds, Yamanaka share $1.5 million technology prize for computer, medical sciences
June 13, 2012

Two leading international innovators, Linus Torvalds and Shinya Yamanaka, have shared this year’s €1.2 million ($1.5 million) Millennium Technology Prize.

New hope for Alzheimer's sufferers as breakthrough allows scientists to grow new brain cells from normal skin
June 7, 2012

A single genetic tweak is all that is needed to turn ordinary skin cells into functioning brain cells, scientists have shown.

Type of stem cell may contribute to heart disease
June 7, 2012

Gladstone cardiovascular and stem cell research director Dr. Deepak Srivastava weighs in on new research breakthrough finding from UC Berkeley.

Skin Cells 'Turned Into Fully Functional Brain Cells'
June 7, 2012

For the first time scientists have managed to turn skin cells into fully functional brain cells.