Professor Shinya Yamanaka Co winner in Medicine of the highly acclaimed King Faisal International Prize http://www.kff.com/EN01/KFIP/1432H2011G/KFIPWinners4MED1432H2011G.html received the Nobel Prize which was awarded, Monday 8th October. The 2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for work that revolutionized the understanding of how cells and organisms develop. http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/08/world/europe/sweden-nobel-prize-medicine/index.html. Professor Yamanaka along with other Prize Winners visited Alfaisal University in March 2010, where they met with students and faculty. Alfaisal University with the support of our leaders is committed in attracting and building relationships with world leaders and is conscious of building its reputation in the world community, through such leaders.
Alfaisal University congratulates Professor Shinya Yamanaka and Sir John B Gurdon on their remarkable achievement.