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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Biology and Biochemistry H-index 168 Citations 125,655 691 World Ranking 35 National Ranking 30
Medicine H-index 173 Citations 112,197 668 World Ranking 158 National Ranking 109

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Awards & Achievements

2016 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2016 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2015 - German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina - Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Radiology

2009 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

2004 - J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine, Robarts Research Institute


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Internal medicine
  • Cancer
  • Gene

His primary scientific interests are in In vivo, Pathology, Immunology, Cancer research and Nanotechnology. His studies deal with areas such as Biophysics, Cell culture, Tomography and Molecular biology as well as In vivo. His Pathology research also works with subjects such as

  • Inflammation and related Apolipoprotein E and Myocardial infarction,
  • Magnetic resonance imaging that connect with fields like Nuclear medicine.

Ralph Weissleder works mostly in the field of Immunology, limiting it down to topics relating to Haematopoiesis and, in certain cases, Progenitor cell. He has included themes like Phenotype, Carcinogenesis, Cancer and KRAS in his Cancer research study. As part of the same scientific family, Ralph Weissleder usually focuses on Nanotechnology, concentrating on Molecular imaging and intersecting with Medical imaging and Positron emission tomography.

His most cited work include:

  • A clearer vision for in vivo imaging. (2637 citations)
  • Epigenetic memory in induced pluripotent stem cells (1761 citations)
  • Imaging in the era of molecular oncology (1707 citations)

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

Ralph Weissleder mainly focuses on In vivo, Pathology, Magnetic resonance imaging, Cancer research and Immunology. His In vivo research includes elements of Molecular biology, Biophysics, In vitro and Fluorescence. The Biophysics study combines topics in areas such as Nanoparticle and Biochemistry.

His Pathology research integrates issues from Inflammation, Molecular imaging and Ex vivo. His Magnetic resonance imaging research includes themes of Nuclear medicine and Nuclear magnetic resonance. His studies link Cancer with Cancer research.

He most often published in these fields:

  • In vivo (23.33%)
  • Pathology (23.33%)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (13.09%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Cancer research (11.87%)
  • In vivo (23.33%)
  • Immunology (9.92%)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Cancer research, In vivo, Immunology, Nanotechnology and Cell biology. The Cancer research study which covers Cell that intersects with Cell culture. His biological study deals with issues like Biophysics, which deal with fields such as Fluorescence.

He focuses mostly in the field of Immunology, narrowing it down to matters related to Myocardial infarction and, in some cases, Heart failure. The various areas that he examines in his Nanotechnology study include Extracellular vesicles and Plasmon. His Inflammation research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Haematopoiesis and Pathology.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Genome-wide CRISPR screen in a mouse model of tumor growth and metastasis (540 citations)
  • Immunogenic Chemotherapy Sensitizes Tumors to Checkpoint Blockade Therapy (431 citations)
  • Macrophages facilitate electrical conduction in the heart (344 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Internal medicine
  • Cancer
  • Gene

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Cancer research, Immunology, In vivo, Cell biology and Pathology. His Cancer research research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Cancer, Immunotherapy, Receptor and T cell. His Immunology study combines topics in areas such as Heart failure, Macrophage and Myocardial infarction.

His work deals with themes such as Image processing, Phenotype, Drug delivery and Drug, which intersect with In vivo. His Cell biology research incorporates elements of Extracellular vesicle, Lymphatic system and Downregulation and upregulation. Ralph Weissleder has researched Pathology in several fields, including Haematopoiesis and Magnetic resonance imaging.

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.

Top Publications

A clearer vision for in vivo imaging.

Ralph Weissleder.
Nature Biotechnology (2001)

3623 Citations

Imaging in the era of molecular oncology

Ralph Weissleder;Mikael J. Pittet.
Nature (2008)

2372 Citations

Noninvasive detection of clinically occult lymph-node metastases in prostate cancer.

Mukesh G. Harisinghani;Jelle Barentsz;Peter F. Hahn;Willem M. Deserno.
The New England Journal of Medicine (2003)

2364 Citations

Epigenetic memory in induced pluripotent stem cells

K. Kim;A. Doi;B. Wen;K. Ng.
Nature (2010)

2273 Citations

Tat peptide-derivatized magnetic nanoparticles allow in vivo tracking and recovery of progenitor cells.

Maïté Lewin;Nadia Carlesso;Ching Hsuan Tung;Xiao Wu Tang.
Nature Biotechnology (2000)

2225 Citations

The healing myocardium sequentially mobilizes two monocyte subsets with divergent and complementary functions

Matthias Nahrendorf;Filip K. Swirski;Elena Aikawa;Lars Stangenberg.
Journal of Experimental Medicine (2007)

2055 Citations

Shedding light onto live molecular targets

Ralph Weissleder;Vasilis Ntziachristos.
Nature Medicine (2003)

2034 Citations

Identification of splenic reservoir monocytes and their deployment to inflammatory sites

Filip K. Swirski;Matthias Nahrendorf;Martin Etzrodt;Martin Etzrodt;Moritz Wildgruber.
Science (2009)

1990 Citations

In vivo imaging of tumors with protease-activated near-infrared fluorescent probes.

Ralph Weissleder;Ching-Hsuan Tung;Umar Mahmood;Alexei Bogdanov.
Nature Biotechnology (1999)

1913 Citations

Restoration of p53 function leads to tumour regression in vivo

Andrea Ventura;David G. Kirsch;David G. Kirsch;Margaret E. McLaughlin;David A. Tuveson.
Nature (2007)

1780 Citations

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