Thirty members of the Brigham research community have been named to the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2021 list from Clarivate. The list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple, highly cited papers during the last decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science™ citation index.

“We’re delighted to celebrate our research community and their activities and accomplishments,” said Ursula B. Kaiser, MD, chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension and director of the Brigham Research Institute. “This list reflects our talented investigators’ commitment to and impact on their fields of research. We are proud of the work they do to advance our understanding of human health and foster new treatments for patients here and around the world.”

  • Ana C. Anderson, PhD, Department of Neurology
  • Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Richard S. Blumberg, MD, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy
  • Eugene Braunwald, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Oleg Butovsky, PhD, Department of Neurology
  • Christopher P. Cannon, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Brian Claggett, PhD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Stephen J. Elledge, PhD, Division of Genetics
  • Omid C. Farokhzad, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Michael D. Fox, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology
  • Robert P. Giugliano, MD. MSc, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Robert J. Glynn, ScD, PhD, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics and Division of Preventive Medicine
  • I-Min Lee, MD, MPH, ScD, Division of Preventive Medicine
  • Peter Libby, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Po-Ru Loh, PhD, Division of Genetics
  • Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • JoAnn Manson, MD, DrPH, Division of Preventive Medicine
  • Shuji Ogino, MD, PhD, MS, Department of Pathology
  • Francisco J. Quintana, PhD, Department of Neurology
  • Dorene M. Rentz, PSYD, Department of Neurology
  • Scott Rodig, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology
  • Sebastian Schneeweiss, MD, ScD, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics
  • Charles N. Serhan, PhD, DSc, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Scott D. Solomon, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Meir J. Stampfer, MD, DrPH, Channing Division of Network Medicine
  • Reisa A. Sperling, MD, MMSc, Department of Neurology
  • Wei Tao, PhD, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Stephen D. Wiviott, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Yu Shrike Zhang, PhD, Division of Engineering in Medicine

The methodology that determines the list of influential researchers draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the Institute for Scientific Information™ at Clarivate. It also uses the tallies to identify the countries and research institutions where these scientific elite are based.

The full 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list and executive summary can be found online here.

 

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