Top Neuroscience Scientists

This 1st edition of top scientists ranking for Neuroscience was published by Research.com, one of the major websites for Neuroscience research offering credible data on scientific contributions since 2014.

The ranking contains h-index, publications and citations values collected on December 6th, 2021. Show more

Our top scientists ranking is a reliable list of leading scientists from the area of Neuroscience, based on a meticulous examination of 166,880 scientists on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Neuroscience, over 9,233 profiles were examined.

The h-index threshold for approving a scholar to be considered is set to 30 if most of their publications are in the field of Neuroscience. The inclusion criteria for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scientists are based on the discipline h-index, proportion of the contributions made within the given discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scientists. The discipline h-index threshold for listing top scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of researchers estimated for each discipline whilst ensuring that the top 1% of leading scientists are considered into the ranking.

Because the main goal is to ensure that only genuine researchers are included in the ranking whilst without doubt we believe that numbers are never meant to be an obsolete measure to quantify the precious contributions of scientists. This is why we manually verify each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a wide range of credible sources. Even though it’s not a metric defining a scientist’s position in the ranking, the amount of documents published in major journals and conference proceedings should constitute a reliable secondary indication of their contribution to research in a given discipline. Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled Microsoft Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community. A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Our aim is to inspire scholars, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers worldwide to explore where leading experts are heading and to provide an opportunity for the entire scientific community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in different countries, or even within research institutions are.

World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
301 World 16 National Bryan Kolb

Bryan Kolb

University of Lethbridge, Canada
H-index 97 Citations 39,246 304
302 World 17 National Melvyn A. Goodale

Melvyn A. Goodale

University of Western Ontario, Canada
H-index 97 Citations 53,069 361
303 World 179 National Susan Y. Bookheimer

Susan Y. Bookheimer

University of California, Los Angeles, United States
H-index 97 Citations 38,799 264
304 World 180 National Itzhak Fried

Itzhak Fried

University of California, Los Angeles, United States
H-index 97 Citations 41,524 279
305 World 181 National Paul F. Worley

Paul F. Worley

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United States
H-index 96 Citations 34,352 193
306 World 182 National Rachael L. Neve

Rachael L. Neve

Harvard University, United States
H-index 96 Citations 31,989 204
307 World 183 National Gottfried Schlaug

Gottfried Schlaug

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, United States
H-index 96 Citations 33,396 202
308 World 184 National Robin G. Morris

Robin G. Morris

Georgia State University, United States
H-index 96 Citations 28,162 304
309 World 7 National Jean-Marc Fritschy

Jean-Marc Fritschy

University of Zurich, Switzerland
H-index 96 Citations 28,923 216
310 World 185 National David Eidelberg

David Eidelberg

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, United States
H-index 96 Citations 28,589 283
311 World 7 National Renzo Guerrini

Renzo Guerrini

University of Florence, Italy
H-index 96 Citations 31,313 416
312 World 38 National Paul C. Fletcher

Paul C. Fletcher

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
H-index 96 Citations 42,607 224
313 World 6 National Constantino Sotelo

Constantino Sotelo

Institut de la Vision, France
H-index 96 Citations 23,208 190
314 World 186 National John P. O'Doherty

John P. O'Doherty

California Institute of Technology, United States
H-index 96 Citations 60,047 184
315 World 2 National Pierre Maquet

Pierre Maquet

University of Liège, Belgium
H-index 96 Citations 34,225 249
316 World 39 National Wolfram Schultz

Wolfram Schultz

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
H-index 96 Citations 67,529 194
317 World 187 National Stanley J. Watson

Stanley J. Watson

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, United States
H-index 95 Citations 32,580 237
318 World 8 National Stefano F. Cappa

Stefano F. Cappa

Istituto Universitario Di Studi Superiori Di Pavia, Italy
H-index 95 Citations 35,830 336
319 World 188 National James P. Herman

James P. Herman

University of Cincinnati, United States
H-index 95 Citations 39,104 292
320 World 23 National Peter Hagoort

Peter Hagoort

Max Planck Society, Germany
H-index 95 Citations 31,471 326
321 World 40 National Heidi Johansen-Berg

Heidi Johansen-Berg

University of Oxford, United Kingdom
H-index 95 Citations 55,203 214
322 World 189 National Roy A. Wise

Roy A. Wise

National Institute on Drug Abuse, United States
H-index 95 Citations 44,683 205
323 World 190 National Edwin W. Rubel

Edwin W. Rubel

University of Washington, United States
H-index 95 Citations 22,155 259
324 World 191 National Ru-Rong Ji

Ru-Rong Ji

Duke University, United States
H-index 95 Citations 33,990 188
325 World 18 National Karen D. Davis

Karen D. Davis

University Health Network, Canada
H-index 95 Citations 30,450 257
326 World 19 National Gordon Winocur

Gordon Winocur

University of Toronto, Canada
H-index 95 Citations 32,982 209
327 World 192 National Carla J. Shatz

Carla J. Shatz

Stanford University, United States
H-index 95 Citations 35,713 136
328 World 41 National Anna C. Nobre

Anna C. Nobre

University of Oxford, United Kingdom
H-index 95 Citations 35,712 285
329 World 4 National Bernhard Hommel

Bernhard Hommel

Leiden University, Netherlands
H-index 95 Citations 35,925 396
330 World 193 National Ole Isacson

Ole Isacson

Harvard University, United States
H-index 94 Citations 28,269 239
331 World 194 National Marta Kutas

Marta Kutas

University of California, San Diego, United States
H-index 94 Citations 44,035 206
332 World 42 National James W. Fawcett

James W. Fawcett

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
H-index 94 Citations 33,386 243
333 World 195 National David C. Glahn

David C. Glahn

Boston Children's Hospital, United States
H-index 94 Citations 38,326 298
334 World 5 National Marian Joëls

Marian Joëls

Utrecht University, Netherlands
H-index 94 Citations 39,451 284
335 World 6 National Dick J. Veltman

Dick J. Veltman

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
H-index 94 Citations 27,083 283
336 World 196 National Alan Peters

Alan Peters

Boston University, United States
H-index 94 Citations 29,378 165
337 World 20 National Anthony G. Phillips

Anthony G. Phillips

University of British Columbia, Canada
H-index 94 Citations 25,884 240
338 World 7 National Serge A.R.B. Rombouts

Serge A.R.B. Rombouts

Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
H-index 94 Citations 33,538 226
339 World 3 National Hiroshi Shibasaki

Hiroshi Shibasaki

Kyoto University, Japan
H-index 94 Citations 30,647 427
340 World 24 National Magdalena Götz

Magdalena Götz

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
H-index 94 Citations 33,753 190
341 World 43 National Christopher Eccleston

Christopher Eccleston

University of Bath, United Kingdom
H-index 94 Citations 34,601 250
342 World 8 National Cornelis J. Stam

Cornelis J. Stam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
H-index 94 Citations 39,956 295
343 World 197 National Peter L. Strick

Peter L. Strick

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 94 Citations 59,194 139
344 World 1 National Isidro Ferrer

Isidro Ferrer

University of Barcelona, Spain
H-index 94 Citations 28,552 529
345 World 44 National Stephen M. Smith

Stephen M. Smith

University of Oxford, United Kingdom
H-index 93 Citations 91,191 211
346 World 8 National Giovanni B. Frisoni

Giovanni B. Frisoni

University of Geneva, Switzerland
H-index 93 Citations 32,481 438
347 World 198 National Vahram Haroutunian

Vahram Haroutunian

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
H-index 93 Citations 27,276 271
348 World 7 National Bernard Mazoyer

Bernard Mazoyer

University of Bordeaux, France
H-index 93 Citations 43,618 242
349 World 45 National Neil Burgess

Neil Burgess

University College London, United Kingdom
H-index 93 Citations 39,006 218
350 World 200 National Elliott J. Mufson

Elliott J. Mufson

Rush University Medical Center, United States
H-index 93 Citations 34,795 201
351 World 199 National William T. Greenough

William T. Greenough

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
H-index 93 Citations 33,265 165
352 World 201 National David C. Van Essen

David C. Van Essen

Washington University in St. Louis, United States
H-index 93 Citations 64,842 180
353 World 46 National Irene Tracey

Irene Tracey

University of Oxford, United Kingdom
H-index 93 Citations 30,218 212
354 World 202 National Steven J. Luck

Steven J. Luck

University of California, Davis, United States
H-index 93 Citations 42,243 215
355 World 25 National Hans-Jochen Heinze

Hans-Jochen Heinze

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
H-index 93 Citations 33,348 466
356 World 26 National Friedemann Pulvermüller

Friedemann Pulvermüller

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
H-index 93 Citations 32,728 268
357 World 203 National Susan S. Spencer

Susan S. Spencer

Yale University, United States
H-index 93 Citations 26,393 198
358 World 9 National Marwan Hariz

Marwan Hariz

Umeå University, Sweden
H-index 93 Citations 22,167 291
359 World 9 National Alexander A. Borbély

Alexander A. Borbély

University of Zurich, Switzerland
H-index 93 Citations 32,951 183
360 World 9 National Vittorio Gallese

Vittorio Gallese

University of Parma, Italy
H-index 93 Citations 85,694 276
361 World 47 National Vincent Walsh

Vincent Walsh

University College London, United Kingdom
H-index 93 Citations 32,853 279
362 World 204 National John E. Dowling

John E. Dowling

Harvard University, United States
H-index 92 Citations 31,062 204
363 World 2 National Albert Gjedde

Albert Gjedde

University of Copenhagen, Denmark
H-index 92 Citations 32,162 390
364 World 205 National Patrice G. Guyenet

Patrice G. Guyenet

University of Virginia, United States
H-index 92 Citations 22,112 198
365 World 206 National Hongjun Song

Hongjun Song

University of Pennsylvania, United States
H-index 92 Citations 42,067 194
366 World 207 National Richard L. Doty

Richard L. Doty

University of Pennsylvania, United States
H-index 92 Citations 31,575 290
367 World 208 National James M. Gold

James M. Gold

University of Maryland, Baltimore, United States
H-index 92 Citations 32,728 263
368 World 48 National Richard N. Henson

Richard N. Henson

MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, United Kingdom
H-index 92 Citations 44,943 237
369 World 209 National Jacqueline A. French

Jacqueline A. French

New York University, United States
H-index 92 Citations 46,143 253
370 World 210 National Jonathan R. Wolpaw

Jonathan R. Wolpaw

New York State Department of Health, United States
H-index 92 Citations 36,430 247
371 World 27 National Katrin Amunts

Katrin Amunts

Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
H-index 92 Citations 38,963 365
372 World 1 National Ruud M. Buijs

Ruud M. Buijs

National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
H-index 92 Citations 25,682 185
373 World 211 National D. James Surmeier

D. James Surmeier

Northwestern University, United States
H-index 92 Citations 29,451 171
374 World 212 National Robert Desimone

Robert Desimone

MIT, United States
H-index 92 Citations 66,311 152
375 World 49 National Jc Rothwell

Jc Rothwell

University College London, United Kingdom
H-index 92 Citations 25,512 219
376 World 213 National Eve Marder

Eve Marder

Brandeis University, United States
H-index 92 Citations 28,729 229
377 World 10 National Maurizio Corbetta

Maurizio Corbetta

University of Padua, Italy
H-index 92 Citations 78,695 248
378 World 214 National Robert Turner

Robert Turner

University of Pittsburgh, United States
H-index 91 Citations 45,737 264
379 World 8 National Hugues Duffau

Hugues Duffau

University of Montpellier, France
H-index 91 Citations 28,202 282
380 World 215 National Virginia M. Pickel

Virginia M. Pickel

Cornell University, United States
H-index 91 Citations 30,653 277
381 World 216 National Nikos Makris

Nikos Makris

Harvard University, United States
H-index 91 Citations 42,917 220
382 World 217 National Dennis D.M. O'Leary

Dennis D.M. O'Leary

Salk Institute for Biological Studies, United States
H-index 91 Citations 27,201 144
383 World 218 National Tallie Z. Baram

Tallie Z. Baram

University of California, Irvine, United States
H-index 91 Citations 26,176 227
384 World 7 National David Burke

David Burke

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia
H-index 91 Citations 26,545 301
385 World 4 National Norihiro Sadato

Norihiro Sadato

National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan
H-index 91 Citations 27,821 319
386 World 28 National Wolfgang Grodd

Wolfgang Grodd

Max Planck Society, Germany
H-index 91 Citations 25,286 203
387 World 11 National Alfredo Berardelli

Alfredo Berardelli

Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
H-index 91 Citations 28,844 409
388 World 219 National Eric Halgren

Eric Halgren

University of California, San Diego, United States
H-index 91 Citations 40,458 294
389 World 21 National François Dubeau

François Dubeau

Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Canada
H-index 91 Citations 25,497 256
390 World 221 National Philip A. Schwartzkroin

Philip A. Schwartzkroin

University of California, Davis, United States
H-index 91 Citations 25,063 197
391 World 220 National Jerome M. Siegel

Jerome M. Siegel

University of California, Los Angeles, United States
H-index 91 Citations 25,174 254
392 World 2 National Kimmo Alho

Kimmo Alho

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 91 Citations 28,167 184
393 World 222 National Anthony D. Wagner

Anthony D. Wagner

Stanford University, United States
H-index 91 Citations 41,320 168
394 World 223 National Michael E. Hasselmo

Michael E. Hasselmo

Boston University, United States
H-index 91 Citations 30,617 274
395 World 1 National Allan E. Herbison

Allan E. Herbison

University of Otago, New Zealand
H-index 91 Citations 25,215 255
396 World 224 National Jeffrey D. Rothstein

Jeffrey D. Rothstein

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United States
H-index 90 Citations 36,905 164
397 World 10 National Lars Farde

Lars Farde

Karolinska Institute, Sweden
H-index 90 Citations 24,773 307
398 World 225 National Daniel H. Mathalon

Daniel H. Mathalon

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 90 Citations 28,914 337
399 World 2 National Luis M. Garcia-Segura

Luis M. Garcia-Segura

Cajal Institute, Spain
H-index 90 Citations 24,763 315
400 World 226 National Neal R. Swerdlow

Neal R. Swerdlow

University of California, San Diego, United States
H-index 90 Citations 32,682 260

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