Published: 12-04-2017 09:44 | Updated: 12-04-2017 09:46

Researchers at NVS among the most cited in the world

Bengt Winblad och Dag Aarsland. Foto: Selma Wolofsky/Stefan Zimmerman

Bengt Winblad, Professor of Geriatrics, and Dag Aarsland, Professor of Clinical Dementia Research, are both listed at the 2016 list of "Highly Cited Researchers". In total 3,000 scientists worldwide are listed as the most cited, this within 21 subject areas.

The list is put together by Clarivate Analytics, and it is based on information from the Web of Science on the most cited top publications during 2004-2014, in total 128,887 scientific publications.

“For a long time, the clinical and translational research at Karolinska Institutet (KI) has been ranked highly in several different contexts, and the result of the current compilation confirms this and further emphasizes the importance of investing in this type of research”, says Bengt Winblad.

Five researchers at KI qualified for the list

Name Department Category
Bengt Winblad Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society Neuroscience & Behavior
Dag Aarsland Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society Neuroscience & Behavior
Jan-Åke Gustafsson Department of Biosciences and Nutrition Pharmacology & Toxicology
Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg Department of Physiology and Pharmacology Pharmacology & Toxicology
Ronald van Vollenhoven Department of Medicine, Solna Clinical Medicine

Out of the other medical faculties in Sweden, Uppsala University had four researchers on the list and Lund University had two.

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