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A scientist in a lab holds up a vial filled with bright purple liquid. The scientist is wearing glasses and latex gloves, and holds the vial up to examine it.Clarivate’s 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list recognized 15 UNC Lineberger members for publishing some of the most influential scientific papers the past decade.

Researchers had to publish multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for field and year to be included in the listing. Fewer than 6,200 researchers worldwide, or .1 percent of all researchers, were named to the list in 2020.

UNC Lineberger members named to the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list:

Noel Brewer, PhD

Myron Cohen, MD

Gianpietro Dotti, MD

Katherine Hoadley, PhD

Leaf Huang, PhD

Piotr Mieczkowski, PhD

Seth Noar, PhD

Joel Parker, PhD

Chuck Perou, PhD

Barry Popkin, PhD

Kurt Ribisl, PhD

Bryan Roth, MD, PhD

Dinggang Shen, PhD

Patrick Sullivan, MD

Jenny Ting, PhD