In a paper that creates a blood-brain barrier model using cells derived from artificial pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), with the responsible author Assistant Professor YAMAMIZU Kohei of CiRA, all six figures and five of the supplementary figures were admitted to have been forged or tampered with. Director Shinya Yamanaka is not a co-author of this paper. Kyoto University has announced to take appropriate measures.

Nikkei Biotech news release, January 24, 2018