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19 DZHK researchers among the most influential scientists worldwide


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Nineteen scientists of the DZHK belong to the "Who is who" of the most cited researchers worldwide. They were included in the list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2020". It puts them in the top percent of the most frequently cited researchers in their respective fields. 6,167 people from more than 60 countries made it onto the list, including 345 researchers from Germany. Scientists whose work is cited particularly frequently by their peers are considered particularly influential in the research community.


List of the most cited researchers of the DZHK (in alphabetical order):

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Ackermann, Lutz | Göttingen | Chemistry

Anker, Stefan D. | Berlin | Clinical Medicine

Byrne, Robert | Munich | Cross-Field

Dimmeler, Stefanie | Rhine-Main | Cross-Field

Forslund, Sofia | Berlin | Biology and Biochemistry

Haberkorn, Uwe | Heidelberg/Mannheim | Cross-Field

Hohnloser, Stefan | Rhine-Main | Clinical Medicine

Kastrati, Adnan | Munich | Clinical Medicine

Katus, Hugo A. | Heidelberg/Mannheim | Clinical Medicine

Kircher, Martin | Berlin | Molecular Biology and Genetics

Kirchhof, Paulus | Hamburg/Kiel/Lübeck | Clinical Medicine

Landmesser, Ulf | Berlin | Clinical Medicine

Meitinger, Thomas | Munich | Cross-Field

Münzel, Thomas | Rhine-Main | Cross-Field

Offermanns, Stefan | Rhine-Main | Pharmacology and Toxicology

Pieske, Burkert | Berlin | Clinical Medicine

Rajewsky, Nikolaus | Berlin | Molecular Biology and Genetics

Thiele, Holger | Leipzig Heart Center – Leipzig University | Clinical Medicine

Weber, Christian | Munich | Cross-Field

Scientific papers published and cited between 2009 and 2019 were considered. For the list, only publications in scientific journals listed in the "Web of Science Core Collection" (currently comprising over 21,000 international journals) are considered. The list of "Highly Cited Researchers" is published every year by the US company Clarivate Analytics.

List of „Highly Cited Researchers 2020"

Source: Press release Clarivate