Tackling health threats and improving quality of life were clearly goals that this year’s student researchers had in mind when selecting their projects, which they presented May 19 at a symposium in Millberry Union.
June 11, 2008
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