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Stephen B. Shohet, MD

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 (approximately by decade)

  • Shohet SB, Nathan DG, Karnovsky ML. Stages in the incorporation of fatty acids into red blood cells. J Clin Invest 47:1096-1108, 1968.
  • Shohet SB. Hemolysis and changes in erythrocyte membrane lipids. N Eng J Med 286:577-583, 638-644, 1972.
  • 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 proteinĀ 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)
Stephen B. Shohet, MD
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Division: Hematology

Specialty Areas


Contact Information

  • 1925 Gough Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94109-3416

Other UCSF Organizational Association(s)

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

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Moffitt-Long Hospital
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