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Shinya Yamanaka

Physician Shinya Yamanaka

Profession: Physician

Nationality:
Japan
Japanese

Why Famous: 2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine - Induced pluripotent stem cell

Born: September 4, 1962
Birthplace: Higashiƍsaka, Osaka, Japan
Age: 58 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo

Events in the Life of Shinya Yamanaka

  • 2012-10-08 John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka win the 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine for their work on reprogramming end stage cells to become pluripotent

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