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Gladstone's Shinya Yamanaka Wins Prestigious Shaw Prize for Stem Cell Discoveries

The J. David Gladstone Institutes today announced that senior investigator Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, also of Kyoto University and a UCSF professor of anatomy, has been awarded the prestigious Shaw Prize for his contributions in reprogramming adult skin cells to pluripotent, embryonic-like stem cells. He will receive half of the $1 million award.

Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD