Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from
OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 6th 2021.
This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Biology and Biochemistry discipline and
affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina.
There are a total of 26 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking.
The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists
in Medical University of South Carolina is 1,592 with a mean value for
the h-index of 61.23. The total sum of
publications for the best scientists in Medical University of South Carolina is 3,968 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 152.62.
Medical University of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is a public medical school in Charleston, South Carolina. It was founded in 1823 as the College of Medicine and in 1969 it received university status and its present name. The oldest medical school in the Southern United States, MUSC is the only institution in South Carolina with a unified academic health sciences hub that offers services through patient care, research, and education.
Medical University of South Carolina Key Statistics
The university comprises six colleges. These include the College of Health Professions, the College of Graduate Studies, the College of Nursing, and the College of Medicine.
Medical University of South Carolina's student population is approximately 3,000. It employs over 17,000 personnel in academic, research, and health service functions, including 1,260 full-time faculty members and 439 part time teaching staff.
The other Medical University of South Carolina key statistics includes the eight hospitals that it owns and manages, which include the MUSC Health University Medical Center and MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital. These hospital units are spread over several South Carolina counties such as Marion, Lancaster, Florence, and Charleston.
Medical University of South Carolina Research
MUSC is South Carolina’s leading biomedical research institution, with internationally recognized research in digestive disease, addiction sciences, stroke, and cancer. Its research funds for 2019 reached over $284 million, the highest ever for the institution. Its lead research unit, the South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute, manages most of its research activities that range from basic clinical projects to more advanced translational research programs.
The top fields of Medical University of South Carolina research are medicine, internal medicine, and surgery. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and Circulation.
Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as ATS: American Thoracic Society International Conference, EMBC: International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, and MICCAI: Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention.
The most cited Medical University of South Carolina research publication is James et al.’s (2014) “2014 evidence-based guideline for the management of high blood pressure in adults: report from the panel members appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8).” This article was published in JAMA and has been cited 9,214 times.
The university’s second most cited publication is Klionsky et al.’s (2016) “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (3rd edition),” which was featured in Autophagy and has received 7,726 citations to date.
Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is LeRoy et al.’s (1988) “Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis): classification, subsets and pathogenesis,” which was published in The Journal of Rheumatology and has received 5,470 citations.
The university has 25 research cores, six research institutes, and around 30 research centers. Its research cores, which service both internal and external researchers, include the Histology & Immunochemistry Laboratory, the Brain Stimulation Core, and the Translational Science Laboratory.
Some of its research institutes are the Storm Eye Institute, the Gazes Cardiac Research Institute, and the Children's Research Institute. Its research centers include the Center for Rehabilitation Research in Neurological Conditions and the Murray Center for Research on Parkinson's Disease & Related Disorders.
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.
Medical University of South Carolina,
Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record
of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic
community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.
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