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Shinya Yamanaka

Shinya Yamanaka

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012
Nobel co-recipient: Sir John B. Gurdon

Award: "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent."

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Shinya Yamanaka stated that he would use his Noble Prize money for the education of his two daughters who were medical students, to help colleagues and students and for funding in Japan where funding is restricted.

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Name: Shinya Yamanaka
Birth: 4 September 1962, Osaka, Japan
Residence: Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, Gladstone Institutes, San Francisco, CA, USA
Award: "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent."
Portion of Cash: 1/2
Nobel Prize Cash & Philanthropy