Stem cell timeline: The history of a medical sensation
Stem cells are the cellular putty from which all tissues of the body are made. Ever since human embryonic stem cells were first grown in the lab, researchers have dreamed of using them to repair damaged tissue or create new organs, but such medical ...
Two Americans, German win Nobel medicine prize (Update 3)
Two Americans and a German-American won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering how key substances are transported within cells, a process involved in such important activities as brain cell communication and the release of insulin.
Nobel Prize winner to deliver 2012 Rennebohm Lectures
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Capechhi has been honored for his contributions to the field with numerous prestigious awards spanning 1991 to the present, including his Nobel Prize with Oliver Smithies and Martin Evans. The Oscar Rennebohm Foundation supports the Rennebohm ...
Nobel prizes, openness, and the cellular circle of life
BMC Pediatrics (blog)
As such, this year's prize follows – or develops – nicely from those awarded only a few years ago to Martin Evans, Mario R. Capecchi and Oliver Smithies “for their discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use ...