36 Iranians among top 1% cited medical researchers: Thomson Reuters

TEHRAN – Among top one percent most quoted medical researchers worldwide are 36 Iranian scientists, according to a January report by the official website of Essential Science Indicators (ESI) of Thomson Reuters, IRNA reported on Saturday.

Thomson Reuters regularly provides an updated list of the most leading researchers in the world based on the last 10 years of their academic career.
Based on the repot, the Iranian scientists quoted most in descending order are:

19 from Tehran University of medical Sciences, 4 from Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, 3 from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, 2 from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, 2 from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, 2 from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, 1 from Tehran’s Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, 1 from Iran University of Medical Sciences, and last but not least 1 from Zanjan University of Medical Sciences.

For the first time, Shahin Akhoundzadeh and Ali Reza Esteqamati both from Tehran University of medical Sciences, Parvin Mir Miran from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Maziar Moradi Lakeh from Iran university of Medical Sciences were included in the above list.

ESI is a resource that enables researchers to conduct ongoing, quantitative analyses of research performance and track trends in science. ESI covers 10 million articles in 22 fields of research and is updated every two months.

By Tehran Times