According to a report by Stanford University, 54 current McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty members are in the top 2% of world scientists. The report covered scientists globally from a wide range of fields. The ranking is based on citations from Scopus, assessing scientists for career-long citation impact up until the end of 2019, and for citation impact during the single calendar year 2019. More information on the ranking method is found here.

Of particular note, four of the McGowan Institute affiliated faculty members listed were ranked in the 1-10 range for their respective fields.  They include:

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, PhD:  #1 Polymers
Derek Angus, MD, MPH: #6 Emergency & Critical Care Medicine
Stephen Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD: #7 Biomedical Engineering
John Kellum, MD: #9 Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

The remaining McGowan Institute affiliated faculty members who made the list and their associated subject fields are:

Ivet Bahar, PhD: Bioinformatics
Anna Balazs, PhD: Chemical Physics
Elia Beniash, PhD: Dentistry
Christopher Bettinger, PhD: Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Timothy Billiar, MD: Surgery
Michael Boninger, MD: Rehabilitation

Charleen Chu, MD, PhD: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Gilles Clermont, MD: Emergency & Critical Care Medicine
Rory Cooper, PhD: Rehabilitation
Xinyan Tracy Cui, PhD: Biomedical Engineering

Anthony Delitto, PhD, PT: Rehabilitation
Anthony Demetris, MD: Surgery
Mary Amanda Dew, PhD: Psychiatry

William Federspiel, PhD: Biomedical Engineering
Adam Feinberg, PhD: Biomedical Engineering
Freddie Fu, MD: Orthopedics

Jörg Gerlach, MD, PhD: Biomedical Engineering
Thomas Gilbert, PhD: Biomedical Engineering
George Gittes, MD: Pediatrics
Joseph Glorioso III, PhD: Biotechnology

Abhinav Humar, MD: Surgery

Valerian Kagan, PhD: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Robert Kormos, MD: Surgery
Prashant Kumta, PhD: Energy

Eric Lagasse, PharmD, PhD: Immunology
Michael Lotze, MD: Immunology
James Luketich, MD: Respiratory System

Kacey Marra, PhD: Biomedical Engineering
Dennis McNamara, MD: Cardiovascular System & Hematology
George Michalopoulos, MD, PhD: Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Satdarshan Paul Singh Monga, MD: Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Bradley Nindl, PhD: Sport Sciences

Michael Pinsky, MD: Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

Thomas Rando, MD, PhD: Developmental Biology
Peter Rubin, MD: Surgery

José Alain Sahel, MD: Ophthalmology & Optometry
Sruti Shiva, PhD: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Ian Sigal, PhD: Ophthalmology & Optometry
Carl Snyderman, MD: Otorhinolaryngology

Rocky Tuan, PhD: Biomedical Engineering

Jessie VanSwearingen, PhD: Rehabilitation
Sachin Velankar, PhD : Polymers
Raman Venkataramanan, PhD: Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Yoram Vodovotz, PhD: Emergency & Critical Care Medicine
David Vorp, PhD: Biomedical Engineering

William Wagner, PhD : Biomedical Engineering
Jonathan Waters, MD: Anesthesiology
Simon Watkins, PhD: Immunology
Alan Wells, MD, DMS: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
David Whitcomb, MD, PhD: General & Internal Medicine
Frank Witte, MD, PhD: Biomedical Engineering

See the full list of the Top 2% of World Scientists here.

Congratulations, all!

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