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UNC home to one of the largest numbers of highly cited experts, ranked 22nd worldwide

Exteriors of the UNC Lineberger and Marsico Hall buildings

Fifteen UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center members were named as 2021 Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate for publishing some of the most influential scientific papers during the past decade. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — with 41 faculty members named to the list, including those from the cancer center — was ranked 22nd worldwide for the most highly cited faculty.

Researchers earned the designation by publishing multiple highly-cited papers that ranked in the top 1% by citations for field and year. Fewer than 6,600 researchers worldwide, or .1 percent of all researchers, were recognized in 2021.

UNC Lineberger members named to the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list:

Ralph Baric, PhD

Noel T. Brewer, PhD

Aravinda M. de Silva, PhD, MPH

Gianpietro Dotti, MD

Kelly R. Evenson, PhD

Katherine A. Hoadley, PhD

Leaf Huang, PhD

Alexander V. Kabanov, PhD

Helen M. Lazear, PhD

Seth M. Noar, PhD

Charles Perou, PhD

Barry Popkin, PhD

Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD

Barbara Savoldo, MD, PhD

Jenny P. Y. Ting, PhD