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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Medicine D-index 278 Citations 330,852 2,176 World Ranking 6 National Ranking 6
Best Scientists D-index 300 Citations 386,380 2,692 World Ranking 11 National Ranking 10

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2022 - Research.com Medicine in United States Leader Award

2021 - Knight of the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Internal medicine
  • Gene
  • Disease

Albert Hofman mostly deals with Internal medicine, Genome-wide association study, Rotterdam Study, Genetics and Risk factor. His study in Internal medicine is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Endocrinology, Surgery and Cardiology. His Genome-wide association study study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Allele, Genetic association, Locus and Case-control study.

His Rotterdam Study study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Dementia and Hazard ratio. His study looks at the relationship between Genetics and topics such as Body mass index, which overlap with FTO gene. His studies in Cohort study integrate themes in fields like Pediatrics and Cohort.

His most cited work include:

  • Vascular dementia Diagnostic criteria for research studies: Report of the NINDS‐AIREN International Workshop* (3919 citations)
  • Biological, clinical and population relevance of 95 loci for blood lipids (2804 citations)
  • Meta-analysis of 74,046 individuals identifies 11 new susceptibility loci for Alzheimer's disease (2614 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Internal medicine, Rotterdam Study, Genetics, Genome-wide association study and Endocrinology are his primary areas of study. Albert Hofman studied Internal medicine and Cardiology that intersect with Blood pressure. Albert Hofman interconnects Stroke, Dementia and Hazard ratio in the investigation of issues within Rotterdam Study.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Meta-analysis, Genetic association, Bioinformatics and Candidate gene in addition to Genome-wide association study. His Prospective cohort study study incorporates themes from Pregnancy and Pediatrics. His Cohort study research includes elements of Epidemiology and Cohort.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Internal medicine (47.98%)
  • Rotterdam Study (35.36%)
  • Genetics (20.38%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Internal medicine (47.98%)
  • Rotterdam Study (35.36%)
  • Genome-wide association study (20.45%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Albert Hofman focuses on Internal medicine, Rotterdam Study, Genome-wide association study, Genetics and Prospective cohort study. Albert Hofman combines subjects such as Endocrinology and Cardiology with his study of Internal medicine. His Cardiology research includes themes of Stroke and Blood pressure.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Physical therapy, Proportional hazards model and Hazard ratio. The various areas that Albert Hofman examines in his Genome-wide association study study include Quantitative trait locus, Genetic association, Bioinformatics and Medical genetics. He has included themes like Pediatrics and Cohort in his Prospective cohort study study.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: A pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants (2278 citations)
  • Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults (2180 citations)
  • Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants (1737 citations)

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Vascular dementia Diagnostic criteria for research studies: Report of the NINDS‐AIREN International Workshop*

Gustavo C. Roman;T. K. Tatemichi;T. Erkinjuntti;J. L. Cummings.
Neurology (1993)

6318 Citations

Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults

Leandra Abarca-Gómez;Ziad A Abdeen;Zargar Abdul Hamid;Niveen M Abu-Rmeileh.
The Lancet (2017)

3746 Citations

Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: A pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants

Mariachiara Di Cesare;Mariachiara Di Cesare;James Bentham;Gretchen A Stevens;Bin Zhou.
The Lancet (2016)

3330 Citations

A new variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the UK

R G Will;J W Ironside;M Zeidler;S N Cousens.
The Lancet (1996)

3310 Citations

Biological, clinical and population relevance of 95 loci for blood lipids

Tanya M. Teslovich;Kiran Musunuru;Albert V. Smith;Andrew C. Edmondson.
Nature (2010)

3230 Citations

Common Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Risk of Stroke and Myocardial Infarction The Rotterdam Study

Michiel L. Bots;Arno W. Hoes;Peter J. Koudstaal;Albert Hofman.
Circulation (1997)

3135 Citations

Association analyses of 249,796 individuals reveal 18 new loci associated with body mass index

Elizabeth K. Speliotes;Elizabeth K. Speliotes;Cristen J. Willer;Sonja I. Berndt;Keri L. Monda.
Nature Genetics (2010)

2864 Citations

Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants

Bin Zhou;Yuan Lu;Kaveh Hajifathalian;James Bentham.
The Lancet (2016)

2787 Citations

Meta-analysis of 74,046 individuals identifies 11 new susceptibility loci for Alzheimer's disease

Jean-Charles Lambert;Jean-Charles Lambert;Jean-Charles Lambert;Carla A Ibrahim-Verbaas;Denise Harold;Adam C Naj.
Nature Genetics (2013)

2605 Citations

Silent brain infarcts and the risk of dementia and cognitive decline

Sarah E Vermeer;Niels D Prins;Tom den Heijer;Albert Hofman.
The New England Journal of Medicine (2003)

2511 Citations

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