Authors of three high-impact, peer-reviewed papers have received CTSI Publication Awards for their contributions to clinical and translational research. The quarterly awards go to exemplary research that utilizes the resources of the UCLA CTSI. Awardees receive a plaque. All investigators at UCLA CTSI institutions are eligible. Here are the newest awardees.

Third quarter 2012

James Min, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
"Diagnostic Accuracy of Fractional Flow Reserve from Anatomic CT Angiography"
Journal of the American Medical Assn., September 26, 2012

 Fourth quarter 2012

Thomas Ganz, MD and Emilio Ramos, PhD, both of UCLA
"Minihepcidins Prevent Iron Overload in a Hepcidin-deficient Mouse Model of Severe Hemochromatosis"
Blood, November 1, 2012

 Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, UCLA
"Endothelial Cells Provide an Instructive Niche for the Differentiation and Functional Polarization of M2-like Macrophages"
Blood, October 11, 2012

Image caption: James Min, MD (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center); Thomas Ganz, MD (UCLA); Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD (UCLA);  not pictured: Emilio Ramos, PhD (UCLA)

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