BOSTON -- Nine researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC ) are among the investigators included in "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014," a comprehensive list compiled by analysts from Thomson Reuters ScienceWatch, a web resource for science metrics and research performance analysis.
The scientists recognized as among the most influential "are performing and publishing work that their peers recognized as vital to the advancement of their science," according to a Thomson Reuters statement. Researchers were identified based on the number of highly cited papers produced during an 11-year period from 2002 to 2012.
BIDMC investigators named on the "Influential Scientific Minds" list include Donald E. Cutlip, MD, CardioVascular Institute; Michael D. Fox, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology; C. Michael Gibson, MD, PhD, CardioVascular Institute; Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH, Division of Gerontology; Bruce E. Landon, MD, MBA, Department of Medicine; Jeffrey J. Popma, MD, CardioVascular Institute; Clifford B. Saper, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology; Michael S. Seaman, PhD, Center for Virology and Vaccine Research; and Larry J. Seidman, PhD, Department of Psychiatry.
Inclusion in the list is based on the number of "highly cited" papers that each of the researchers has published in his or her field. Scientific citations refer to the number of times that researchers have been acknowledged, or "cited" by other scientists as having inspired or guided their own research.
"This type of recognition carries enormous weight," said BIDMC's Chief Academic Officer Vikas P. Sukhatme, MD, PhD. "Such an objective analysis indicates the tremendous value of an investigator's work to his or her own field and, more broadly, to biomedical research and the advancement of medical discoveries. We are proud to have investigators representing a wide range of BIDMC's research included in this analysis. Their inclusion i
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