2012 Nobel Prize Media Coverage

Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, a senior investigator at the Gladstone Institutes and a UCSF professor of anatomy, is making headlines across the world as winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of how to transform ordinary adult skin cells into cells that, like embryonic stem cells, are capable of developing into any cell in the human body.

Yamanaka shares the prize with John B. Gurdon of the Gurdon Institute in Cambridge, England. Here is a sampling of the media coverage:

UCSF Researcher Wins Nobel Award
SF Chronicle, October 8, 2012

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Sir John Gurdon, Shinya Yamanaka
CNN, October 8, 2012

Good eggs
The Economist, October 8, 2012

Nobel Winners Unlocked Cells' Unlimited Potential
NPR, October 8, 2012

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

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

Nobel Prize for Medicine Awarded to Gurdon, Yamanaka for Stem Cell Discoveries
The Washington Post, October 8, 2012

Stem-Cell Pioneers Gurdon, Yamanaka Win Nobel Prize
Bloomberg Businessweek, October 8, 2012