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The 2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine is Awarded to Cell Reprogramming Scientists

Monday Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka shared this year’s Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine for work that revolutionized the understanding of how cells and organisms develop.

“By reprogramming human cells, scientists have created new opportunities to study diseases and develop methods for diagnosis and therapy.”

This is the 3rd time that a Nobel Prize is awarded on a technology that we chose as our area of research and made contributions to the field. The other two are RNA interference (2005) and fluorescent proteins (2008).

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