Yamanaka nabs unusually prompt Nobel Prize on ‘shockingly simple’ iPS breakthrough

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The award of the Nobel Prize to Prof. Shinya Yamanaka, the first medicine prize won by a Japanese in 25 years, recognizes his pioneering work that paves the way to treat diseases and injuries that have so far been considered incurable, by breaking long-held beliefs in biology.


Yamanaka, 50, won the award for physiology or medicine Monday for developing versatile induced pluripotent stem, or iPS, cells.

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