The Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine 2008

is awarded one-half jointly to

Ian Wilmut


Keith H S Campbell

and the other half to

Shinya Yamanaka

for their recent pivotal innovations in reversing the process of cell differentiation in mammals,
a phenomenon which advances our knowledge of developmental biology and holds
great promise for the treatment of human diseases and improvements in agriculture practices.

10 June 2008, Hong Kong