Monday, October 08, 2012

Yamanaka shares 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Shinya Yamanaka, 50, of Kyoto University in Japan shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine with John Gurdon, for the discovery of ways to create tissue that would act like embryonic cells, without the need to harvest embryos.

IPBiz has discussed some of the patent issues with Yamanaka's work.

As to Nobel Prize, see

As to patents, see for example
Yamanaka US patent application on iPS allowed


Cross-reference: embryonic stem cells


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