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Go behind the scenes of highly cited research in these interviews and first-person essays featuring highly cited researchers, papers, institutions, journals and countries in a variety of fields. Updated monthly.

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Dr. Wafik El-DeiryDr. Wafik El-Deiry is among the top 40 most-cited researchers of the 1990s, having authored 13 papers that have been cited a total of 6,478 times. His paper, “WAF1, a potential mediator of P53 tumor suppression” (Cell, 75[4]: 817-25, 19 November 1993), which has been cited 3,487 times, is among the top 10 most-cited papers of the 1990s...Read the article
Dr. David TilmanDr. David Tilman of the University of Minnesota discusses his highly cited papers on biodiversity. In our analysis of high-impact papers in the field of environment and ecology, 15 of Dr. Tilman’s papers were cited a total of 1,222 times, making him the most-cited author of the past decade in this particular field. Current ESI data indicate that Dr. Tilman’s citation record includes 48 papers with a total of 1,596 citations...Read the article
Papers
Dr. Robert BarroDr. Robert J. Barro, the Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics at Harvard University, discusses his highly cited work in the framework of the evolution of economic growth models. In our analysis of high-impact papers in economics, five of Dr. Barro’s papers were cited a total of 852 times, making him...Read the article
Dr. Marc A. PfefferDr. Marc A. Pfeffer is the lead author of "Effect of captopril on mortality and morbidity in patients with left-ventricular dysfunction after myocardial-infarction, results of the Survival and Ventricular Enlargement Trial," which has been cited 2056 times, placing it among the top 10 most-cited papers of the 1990’s. In this essay, Dr. Pfeffer discusses the origins of the SAVE trial: the animal studies performed...Read the article
Countries
JapanJapan: on October 30th, 2000, at the Tokyo-American Club in Tokyo, ISI-Thomson Scientific honored 30 Japanese scientists as Citation Laureates; researchers who, since 1981, have each published more than...Read the article
Journals
Dr. Irwin RosenbergDr. Gary K. Meffe, editor of Conservation Biology, discusses this journal’s citations and the trends in the environmental field that have influenced the journal’s content. In a recent ESI analysis, Conservation Biology was rated as the most..Read the article
Institutions
Earth System Science Department of the University of California at IrvineWhen the Georgia Institute of Technology’s publications and citations in biology & biochemistry from the 1990-94 period were compared with those from the 1995-99 period, publications were shown to increase from 95 to 125 and citations from 490 to 1,944. These figures represent a substantial increase in impact. Dr. Roger Wartell, the chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Biology, discusses the circumstances and achievements that led to this institution’s higher citation rate in the biological sciences...Read the article
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