Stephen B. Shohet, MD

Stephen B. Shohet, MD

Professor Emeritus
Laboratory Medicine
Specialty Areas

1925 Gough Street
San Francisco, CA 94109-3416
United States

Phone: (415) 922-3070

Mobile: (415) 922-3113

Hospital Affiliations
UCSF Parnassus Heights
Other UCSF Organizational Association(s)

Consultant to Hematology Laboratory for Hemolytic Anemias and Other Red Cell Disorders

Research and Clinical Interests

Clinical Hematology; red cell membrane research, including lipid metabolism and cell adhesion; patent issues in hematology and laboratory medicine

Selected Publications
  • Shohet SB. Reconstitution of spectrin-deficient spherocyte membranes. J Clin Invest 64:483-494, 1979.
  • Conboy J, Kan YW, Shohet SB, Mohandas N. Molecular cloning of protein 4.1, a major structural element of the human erythrocyte membrane skeleton. Proc Natl Acad Sci (USA) 83:9512-9516, 1986 - Cell Biology.
  • Shohet SB, and Bicknese SE. Defining the architecture of the red cell membrane: newer biophysical approaches. American Journal of Hematology 42:19-24, 1993.
  • Lauer JL, Shohet JL, Albrecht R, Pratoomtong C, Murugesan R, Esnault S, Malter JS, von Andrian UH, Bathke RD, Shohet SB. Reduced adhesion of human blood platelets to polyethylene tubing by microplasma surface modification. Journal of Applied Physics 96:4539-4546 (2004)
  • Shohet SB, We need generic low molecular weight heparins now. Hematology-OncologyToday 10:6-7 (2009)