Visiting The Nobel Prize Winning Gladstone Institutes
Monday, November 26th, 2012
Prager and Glenn take a field trip down the street to visit their friend Anne Holden who works at the Gladstone Institutes where they've just won the 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine for their incredible innovations in stem cell research.
Prager and Glenn take a field trip down the street to visit their friend Anne Holden who works at the Gladstone Institutes, where one of their scientists, Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, just won the 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine. The prize was awarded for his 2007 discovery of how to turn back the biological clock-by transforming ordinary adult skin cells into cells that, like embryonic stem cells, can develop into virtually any type of cell in the body. Gladstone research scientists Kathryn Ivy, Kimberly Cordes and Mark White explain how they use this award-winning discovery in their own research-revealing this technology's boundless potential for treating, preventing and ultimately curing some of the world's most deadly diseases.
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