Four academics from Queen Mary University of London have been placed in the top 1 per cent of the world's most influential researchers in this year's Highly Cited Researchers list.
Now in its fifth year, the list recognises world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1 per cent by citations for field and year in Web of Science.
The four Queen Mary academics who have made it onto this year’s list are Prof Mark Caulfield, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at the University and Co-Director of the William Harvey Research Institute; Prof Patricia Munroe, Professor of Molecular Medicine; Prof Panos Deloukas, Professor of Cardiovascular Genomics and Dean of Life Sciences; and Prof Jack Cuzick, Director of the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine and Head of the Centre for Cancer Prevention.
Professor Steve Thornton, Vice Principal of Health at Queen Mary, said: "We're delighted that our researchers have been recognised amongst the best and most influential in the world for a fifth year in a row.
"This is a significant achievement and demonstrates the exceptional quality of our medical research, leading to improved local, national and international healthcare."