Shinya Yamanaka, Gladstone Institutes (image) Gladstone Institutes Caption Dr. Yamanaka has been recognized for the far-reaching, human-health impact of his Nobel Prize winning discovery of a way to transform adult skin cells into cells that act like embryonic stem cells. Credit Gladstone Institutes/Chris Goodfellow Usage Restrictions Please contact Gladstone Press Relations for reprint permissions. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.