Masayo Takahashi – 2015 Winner of Ogawa-Yamanaka Stem Cell Prize

Dr Masayo Takahashi from the RIKEN center in Japan received the prestigious 2015 Ogawa-Yamanaka Prize for developing a human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell therapy to treat a debilitating eye disease called macular degeneration. The Prize was presented by the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco.