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National, local news highlight UCSF research on CT scans

New concerns about radiation exposure during CT scans garnered extensive news coverage December 14-16 in both national and regional outlets, leading to numerous interviews with two UCSF professors. The concerns were based on a new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine by Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD, UCSF professor of Radiology, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine.

Gladstone's Shinya Yamanaka Wins Prestigious Shaw Prize for Stem Cell Discoveries

The J. David Gladstone Institutes today announced that senior investigator Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, also of Kyoto University and a UCSF professor of anatomy, has been awarded the prestigious Shaw Prize for his contributions in reprogramming adult skin cells to pluripotent, embryonic-like stem cells. He will receive half of the $1 million award.

Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD

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