The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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United States Established: 1943 Scholars: 59
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This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Biology and Biochemistry discipline and affiliated with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. There are a total of 59 researchers included with 13 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is 4,423 with a mean value for the h-index of 74.97. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is 8,883 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 150.56.

Overview

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) is a public university in Dallas, Texas. Established in 1943, it was the 68th medical school in the United States. It is also the largest medical school in the University of Texas System and in the state of Texas. With a 15% acceptance rate and a diverse student body, UTSW is officially recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges as one of the country’s premier medical schools.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Key Statistics

UTSW’s educational structure is divided into three schools. These are the UT Southwestern Medical School, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and the School of Health Professions. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse areas of study, including pharmacy, clinical medicine, biophysics, and chemistry.

It has a student population of more than 4,500 undergraduates and postgraduates. The university also employs over 3,600 academic staff members across its two campuses. These campuses are the Main campus and the North campus.

Other the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center key statistics are its wide range of academic and administrative facilities that include student housing, health and wellness services, study spaces, reading rooms, and dining outlets. It also has a comprehensive library system that maintains a collection of print archives, rare books, electronic information resources, and materials related to subjects taught on its premises.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Research

UTSW is one of the leading medical research institutions in America. It is acknowledged for its research work in the fields of stroke, neuroscience, cancer, and heart disease. It is funded through grants and fellowships awarded by public and private organizations such as the National Cancer Institute, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Its top three research fields are medicine, biology, and internal medicine. Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have also attended global research conferences and symposiums such as the American Thoracic Society International Conference, the International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, and the Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference.

The university’s most cited research work is Lander et al.’s (2001) “Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome,” which was published in Nature and has 21,118 citations to date. UTSW’s second most popular research output is Auton et al.’s (2015) “A global reference for human genetic variation,” which was also published in Nature and has been cited 9,907 times so far.

Meanwhile, its third most popular research output is Al-Hajj et al.’s (2003) “Prospective identification of tumorigenic breast cancer cells.” This article was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America and has been cited 8,939 times throughout its publication.

Furthermore, there are several notable University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center research institutes on its premises. These include the Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, the Center for Human Nutrition, and the Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research.
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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.
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Publications
7 World 4 National
Joseph L. Goldstein

Joseph L. Goldstein

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 220 Citations 171,771 439
10 World 7 National
Eric N. Olson

Eric N. Olson

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 213 Citations 161,344 661
14 World 11 National
Michael S. Brown

Michael S. Brown

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 195 Citations 149,009 342
229 World 158 National
James A. Richardson

James A. Richardson

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 123 Citations 73,817 244
254 World 167 National
Beth Levine

Beth Levine

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 121 Citations 140,751 219
268 World 175 National
Alfred G. Gilman

Alfred G. Gilman

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 120 Citations 65,666 181
327 World 217 National
Joachim Herz

Joachim Herz

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 116 Citations 50,111 270
345 World 229 National
Richard G. W. Anderson

Richard G. W. Anderson

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 115 Citations 57,157 166
349 World 231 National
David J. Mangelsdorf

David J. Mangelsdorf

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 114 Citations 79,782 196
458 World 300 National
Melanie H. Cobb

Melanie H. Cobb

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 109 Citations 53,046 250
465 World 303 National
John R. Falck

John R. Falck

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 108 Citations 34,227 400
540 World 351 National
Sean J. Morrison

Sean J. Morrison

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 106 Citations 109,051 194
545 World 354 National
Zhijian J. Chen

Zhijian J. Chen

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 106 Citations 71,517 186
845 World 520 National
Sandra L. Schmid

Sandra L. Schmid

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 96 Citations 36,773 174
910 World 563 National
David L. Garbers

David L. Garbers

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 94 Citations 27,967 206
1209 World 721 National
Ralph J. DeBerardinis

Ralph J. DeBerardinis

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 88 Citations 45,897 213
1289 World 772 National
Steven A. Kliewer

Steven A. Kliewer

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 86 Citations 56,993 126
1293 World 776 National
Robert E. Hammer

Robert E. Hammer

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 86 Citations 41,295 154
1545 World 903 National
Helen H. Hobbs

Helen H. Hobbs

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 82 Citations 39,577 134
1671 World 963 National
Josep Rizo

Josep Rizo

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 81 Citations 24,738 142
1874 World 1062 National
James T. Stull

James T. Stull

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 79 Citations 18,714 186
1942 World 1096 National
Daolin Tang

Daolin Tang

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 78 Citations 45,112 152
2016 World 1128 National
Hongtao Yu

Hongtao Yu

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 78 Citations 21,744 164
2415 World 1298 National
Michael K. Rosen

Michael K. Rosen

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 74 Citations 23,842 132
2629 World 1390 National
Johann Deisenhofer

Johann Deisenhofer

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 72 Citations 34,754 95
2864 World 1490 National
Rhonda Bassel-Duby

Rhonda Bassel-Duby

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 71 Citations 24,563 129
2869 World 1494 National
Frederick Grinnell

Frederick Grinnell

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 71 Citations 18,968 155
2996 World 1547 National
Gaudenz Danuser

Gaudenz Danuser

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 70 Citations 18,751 156
3141 World 1611 National
Kim Orth

Kim Orth

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 70 Citations 18,815 154
3267 World 1675 National
Helen L. Yin

Helen L. Yin

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 69 Citations 17,154 112
3986 World 2010 National
Carole R. Mendelson

Carole R. Mendelson

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 65 Citations 15,074 131
4101 World 2059 National
Paul C. Sternweis

Paul C. Sternweis

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 65 Citations 20,528 99
4175 World 2080 National
George N. DeMartino

George N. DeMartino

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 65 Citations 16,336 94
4659 World 2291 National
Elliott M. Ross

Elliott M. Ross

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 63 Citations 17,786 115
5914 World 2778 National
Michael G. Roth

Michael G. Roth

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 59 Citations 14,861 105
5982 World 2807 National
Elizabeth J. Goldsmith

Elizabeth J. Goldsmith

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 59 Citations 17,454 95
6218 World 2911 National
Paul A. Srere

Paul A. Srere

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 58 Citations 12,815 151
6289 World 2930 National
Diana R. Tomchick

Diana R. Tomchick

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 58 Citations 14,857 107
6512 World 3022 National
Jane E. Johnson

Jane E. Johnson

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 57 Citations 13,052 79
7118 World 3244 National
Mark Henkemeyer

Mark Henkemeyer

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 56 Citations 16,126 100
7365 World 3357 National
Robert D. Gerard

Robert D. Gerard

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 55 Citations 18,189 82
7623 World 3470 National
Kosaku Uyeda

Kosaku Uyeda

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 55 Citations 10,517 119
7648 World 3479 National
Michael V. Norgard

Michael V. Norgard

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 55 Citations 12,698 90
7901 World 3579 National
Lawrence G. Lum

Lawrence G. Lum

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 54 Citations 16,521 167
8923 World 3985 National
Jun Wu

Jun Wu

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 52 Citations 11,835 180
9430 World 4163 National
Beverly A. Rothermel

Beverly A. Rothermel

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 51 Citations 11,231 84
9718 World 4267 National
James S. Malter

James S. Malter

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 51 Citations 7,614 119
11094 World 4808 National
Ronald W. Estabrook

Ronald W. Estabrook

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 48 Citations 15,447 83
11772 World 5055 National
Marc I. Diamond

Marc I. Diamond

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 47 Citations 12,409 82
11822 World 5076 National
Chad A. Brautigam

Chad A. Brautigam

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 47 Citations 6,811 104
12171 World 5220 National
Carol A. Wise

Carol A. Wise

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 46 Citations 12,635 107
12706 World 5434 National
Diego H. Castrillon

Diego H. Castrillon

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 45 Citations 17,517 85
13091 World 5584 National
Sandra L. Hofmann

Sandra L. Hofmann

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 45 Citations 7,362 74
13252 World 5619 National
John M. Abrams

John M. Abrams

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 45 Citations 19,024 75
13426 World 5715 National
Robert S. Munford

Robert S. Munford

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 44 Citations 8,844 73
13609 World 5778 National
Lisa N. Kinch

Lisa N. Kinch

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 44 Citations 9,663 111
14208 World 5990 National
Katherine Luby-Phelps

Katherine Luby-Phelps

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 43 Citations 10,546 64
14505 World 6099 National
Mischa Machius

Mischa Machius

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 43 Citations 7,471 62
14821 World 6198 National
J. D. McGarry

J. D. McGarry

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 42 Citations 10,023 53
14881 World 6225 National
Joshua T. Mendell

Joshua T. Mendell

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 42 Citations 26,346 74
14884 World 6223 National
Lance S. Terada

Lance S. Terada

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 42 Citations 6,575 86
15298 World 6364 National
David T. Chuang

David T. Chuang

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 42 Citations 5,099 101
15611 World 6431 National
Marc C. Mumby

Marc C. Mumby

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 42 Citations 10,278 65
16605 World 6849 National
Donald W. Hilgemann

Donald W. Hilgemann

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 40 Citations 9,754 66
17255 World 7084 National
Joseph P. Albanesi

Joseph P. Albanesi

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 40 Citations 5,690 65
17347 World 7120 National
Joel M. Goodman

Joel M. Goodman

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 40 Citations 6,632 55
17428 World 7144 National
J D Capra

J D Capra

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 40 Citations 6,559 69
17447 World 7186 National
Anthony J. Michael

Anthony J. Michael

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
D-index 40 Citations 7,552 73

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