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October 09, 2012

2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Wiley Authors

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to learn that The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2012 jointly to John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka.

Sir John B. Gurdon, of the Gurdon Institute in Cambridge, UK, and Professor Shinya Yamanaka, of Kyoto University, Japan were awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent; both are published Wiley authors. 

Sir John Gurdon has authored several book chapters on genetics and stem cells, as well as articles in the journals BioEssays, FEBS Journal, Biology of the Cell, and Developmental Dynamics. Professor Yamanaka has written articles in Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology, Molecular Reproduction & Development, STEM CELLS, Genes to Cells, Journal of Cellular Physiology, and Development, Growth & Differentiation.  Professor Yamanaka has also written an article to be published in the Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, coming in Spring 2013.

To celebrate the achievements of all Nobel winners, Wiley will be making a selection of content from this and past year’s winners of Nobel Prizes in all areas free to access until the end of the year.  Please visit the Nobel Prize pages on Wiley Online Library for more information and to access content by Nobel winning authors, which will be updated throughout the award period.