University of California, San Francisco

University of California, San Francisco

Medicine Ranking

United States Established: 1873 Scholars: 240
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Medicine discipline and affiliated with University of California, San Francisco. There are a total of 240 researchers included with 14 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in University of California, San Francisco is 22,100 with a mean value for the h-index of 92.08. The total sum of publications for top scientists in University of California, San Francisco is 78,030 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 325.13.

Overview

University of California, San Francisco

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a public land-grant research university in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 1864 as Toland Medical College and after several structural and name changes, it gained autonomy and its current name in 1970. Dedicated completely to health science, USCF is a member institution of the University of California system and has become a major hub for life sciences and medical teaching and research in the U.S. and across the world.

University of California, San Francisco Key Statistics

The university comprises several patient-focused, biomedical academic and research units. These include the School of Medicine, the School of Dentistry, the School of Nursing, and Global Health Sciences. UCSF has four main campuses in San Francisco and another campus in Fresno, including several branch units within California.

University of California, San Francisco's academic population is composed of 3,132 postgraduates and 1,180 postdoctoral scholars, with 1,650 clinical residents or fellows and 3,000 academic staff. Its faculty includes five Nobel laureates, 30 Academy of Arts and Sciences members, 69 Institute of Medicine members, and 31 National Academy of Sciences members.

The other University of California, San Francisco key statistics include its Industry Documents Library, which is a digital repository of more than 14 million formerly confidential internal documents of various American industries. Its academic and service affiliations include the J. David Gladstone Institutes and San Francisco VA Medical Center.

University of California, San Francisco Research

UCSF is among the world's premier institutions in biological and medical research, with a broad array of scientific breakthroughs from the first successful in-utero fetal surgery to the development of a hepatitis B vaccine. It is also among the top recipients of research funds from the National Institutes of Health among all American medical schools, receiving grants of up to$680 million.

The top fields of University of California, San Francisco research are medicine, biology, and internal medicine. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like The New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, and The Lancet. Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as WebSci: Web Science, BHI: Biomedical and Health Informatics, and ATS: American Thoracic Society International Conference.

The most cited University of California, San Francisco research publication is Ellman et al.'s (1961) “A new and rapid colorimetric determination of acetylcholinesterase activity.” This article was published in Biochemical Pharmacology and has been cited 39,976 times.

The university’s second most cited publication is Hanahan and Weinberg’s (2000) “The hallmarks of cancer,” which was featured in Cell and has received 37,053 citations to date.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Pettersen et al.'s (2004) “UCSF Chimera--a visualization system for exploratory research and analysis,” which appeared in the Journal of Computational Chemistry and has received 29,874 citations.

The university houses numerous cutting-edge research centers and institutes. These include Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, the Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Osher Center for Integrative Medicine.

In addition, aside from industrial applications, the university also delivers its research outcomes and medical expertise through various community engagement programs, including the UCSF Science and Health Education Partnership, the UCSF Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved, and the San Francisco Cancer Initiative.
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Scholar
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Publications
145 World 101 National Steven R. Cummings

Steven R. Cummings

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 176 Citations 137,138 551
173 World 119 National Michael A. Matthay

Michael A. Matthay

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 172 Citations 123,255 857
241 World 163 National Kristine Yaffe

Kristine Yaffe

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 164 Citations 97,617 749
251 World 166 National Harry K. Genant

Harry K. Genant

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 163 Citations 110,364 716
280 World 181 National Bruce L. Miller

Bruce L. Miller

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 159 Citations 100,991 822
320 World 204 National Michael C. Nevitt

Michael C. Nevitt

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 157 Citations 132,776 630
437 World 267 National Neal L. Benowitz

Neal L. Benowitz

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 150 Citations 82,134 758
445 World 272 National Jeffrey A. Bluestone

Jeffrey A. Bluestone

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 149 Citations 88,709 415
621 World 365 National Steven G. Deeks

Steven G. Deeks

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 142 Citations 76,952 584
665 World 401 National Peter R. Carroll

Peter R. Carroll

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 140 Citations 73,141 862
719 World 436 National Michael W. Weiner

Michael W. Weiner

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 138 Citations 65,989 702
723 World 438 National Eric Vittinghoff

Eric Vittinghoff

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 138 Citations 77,523 709
766 World 467 National Michael G. Shlipak

Michael G. Shlipak

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 137 Citations 73,300 685
914 World 549 National Zena Werb

Zena Werb

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 132 Citations 102,743 271
1013 World 609 National Neil R. Powe

Neil R. Powe

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 130 Citations 75,799 570
1039 World 619 National Ronald M. Krauss

Ronald M. Krauss

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 129 Citations 90,419 360
1040 World 620 National Howard I. Maibach

Howard I. Maibach

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 129 Citations 63,536 1,345
1137 World 686 National Kenneth R. Feingold

Kenneth R. Feingold

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 127 Citations 52,445 509
1147 World 693 National Mitchel S. Berger

Mitchel S. Berger

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 127 Citations 53,941 540
1269 World 765 National Alan S. Verkman

Alan S. Verkman

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 124 Citations 49,470 361
1456 World 878 National Peter M. Elias

Peter M. Elias

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 121 Citations 45,996 408
1476 World 892 National Allan I. Basbaum

Allan I. Basbaum

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 121 Citations 68,015 300
1495 World 901 National Michael D. Prados

Michael D. Prados

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 121 Citations 48,204 422
1519 World 920 National Charles B. Higgins

Charles B. Higgins

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 121 Citations 48,467 782
1527 World 915 National Douglas C. Bauer

Douglas C. Bauer

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 121 Citations 57,785 404
1568 World 952 National Carl Grunfeld

Carl Grunfeld

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 120 Citations 48,750 403
1650 World 984 National Steven M. Paul

Steven M. Paul

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 119 Citations 48,326 555
1840 World 1072 National Jon D. Levine

Jon D. Levine

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 116 Citations 54,739 519
1841 World 1076 National Michael P. Busch

Michael P. Busch

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 116 Citations 57,347 778
1846 World 1073 National Jay A. Levy

Jay A. Levy

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 116 Citations 49,801 407
1891 World 1100 National Alan Ashworth

Alan Ashworth

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 115 Citations 54,538 364
1909 World 1110 National Richard M. Locksley

Richard M. Locksley

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 115 Citations 63,686 233
1934 World 1124 National William Grossman

William Grossman

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 115 Citations 43,024 294
2120 World 1239 National Barry M. Massie

Barry M. Massie

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 113 Citations 61,068 432
2144 World 1255 National Susan M. Chang

Susan M. Chang

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 113 Citations 42,244 419
2206 World 1291 National Gerald R. Cunha

Gerald R. Cunha

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 112 Citations 38,095 321
2493 World 1448 National Robert W. Mahley

Robert W. Mahley

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 109 Citations 48,438 208
2557 World 1482 National Norbert Schuff

Norbert Schuff

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 109 Citations 36,794 287
2574 World 1499 National Eric J. Small

Eric J. Small

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 109 Citations 61,008 559
2598 World 1498 National Dennis M. Black

Dennis M. Black

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 109 Citations 66,731 258
2628 World 1526 National Linda C. Giudice

Linda C. Giudice

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 108 Citations 39,691 332
2665 World 1548 National Mary A. Whooley

Mary A. Whooley

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 108 Citations 38,745 422
2666 World 1559 National Hope S. Rugo

Hope S. Rugo

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 108 Citations 52,754 691
2682 World 1554 National Randall T. Higashida

Randall T. Higashida

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 108 Citations 57,780 378
2744 World 1591 National Arie Perry

Arie Perry

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 107 Citations 46,100 414
2752 World 1588 National Donna M. Ferriero

Donna M. Ferriero

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 107 Citations 37,683 334
2790 World 1612 National Karla Kerlikowske

Karla Kerlikowske

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 107 Citations 41,443 352
2834 World 1641 National Margaret A. Chesney

Margaret A. Chesney

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 106 Citations 37,293 284
2900 World 1676 National Susan Buchbinder

Susan Buchbinder

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 106 Citations 50,047 302
3073 World 1768 National Philip J. Rosenthal

Philip J. Rosenthal

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 104 Citations 34,641 594
3111 World 1791 National Tom F. Lue

Tom F. Lue

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 104 Citations 39,945 517
3137 World 1813 National Thomas M. Link

Thomas M. Link

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 104 Citations 35,583 585
3147 World 1808 National Joel M. Palefsky

Joel M. Palefsky

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 104 Citations 35,469 352
3149 World 1810 National Peter Ganz

Peter Ganz

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 104 Citations 57,386 311
3226 World 1854 National Stephen L. Hauser

Stephen L. Hauser

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 103 Citations 43,753 393
3385 World 1931 National Stanton A. Glantz

Stanton A. Glantz

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 102 Citations 43,331 435
3414 World 1954 National Charles B. Wilson

Charles B. Wilson

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 102 Citations 33,830 324
3430 World 1963 National Christine Miaskowski

Christine Miaskowski

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 102 Citations 44,838 611
3454 World 1976 National Jeffrey N. Martin

Jeffrey N. Martin

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 102 Citations 42,222 391
3458 World 1978 National Quan-Yang Duh

Quan-Yang Duh

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 102 Citations 34,979 415
3498 World 2001 National Joel H. Kramer

Joel H. Kramer

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 101 Citations 35,938 379
3551 World 2021 National Sharmila Majumdar

Sharmila Majumdar

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 101 Citations 32,186 411
3569 World 2030 National Katherine K. Matthay

Katherine K. Matthay

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 101 Citations 36,524 331
3583 World 2067 National Nelson B. Schiller

Nelson B. Schiller

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 101 Citations 56,268 429
3588 World 2048 National Elliott Vichinsky

Elliott Vichinsky

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 101 Citations 38,664 410
3740 World 2124 National Caroline M. Tanner

Caroline M. Tanner

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 100 Citations 39,985 329
3774 World 2160 National Deborah Grady

Deborah Grady

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 100 Citations 56,837 252
3780 World 2153 National Orlo H. Clark

Orlo H. Clark

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 100 Citations 29,930 369
3788 World 2148 National Kathleen R. Lamborn

Kathleen R. Lamborn

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 100 Citations 32,523 253
3826 World 2174 National Talmadge E. King

Talmadge E. King

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 100 Citations 55,572 204
3947 World 2239 National Frederick Hecht

Frederick Hecht

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 99 Citations 37,907 405
3966 World 2277 National Melvin M. Scheinman

Melvin M. Scheinman

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 99 Citations 33,561 477
4041 World 2292 National Jason G. Cyster

Jason G. Cyster

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 98 Citations 45,148 150
4046 World 2294 National Howard L. Fields

Howard L. Fields

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 98 Citations 33,547 192
4047 World 2296 National Nancy E. Adler

Nancy E. Adler

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 98 Citations 41,235 291
4104 World 2320 National Peter Bacchetti

Peter Bacchetti

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 98 Citations 32,409 334
4195 World 2356 National William P. Dillon

William P. Dillon

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 98 Citations 29,043 343
4216 World 2384 National Donald M. McDonald

Donald M. McDonald

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 97 Citations 41,340 226
4259 World 2410 National Rajvir Dahiya

Rajvir Dahiya

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 97 Citations 25,815 316
4339 World 2454 National Kenneth E. Covinsky

Kenneth E. Covinsky

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 97 Citations 37,637 325
4372 World 2483 National Melvin M. Grumbach

Melvin M. Grumbach

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 97 Citations 28,041 257
4375 World 2475 National Philip C. Hopewell

Philip C. Hopewell

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 97 Citations 39,360 261
4388 World 2481 National John P. Roberts

John P. Roberts

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 97 Citations 33,155 393
4440 World 2509 National Daniel B. Vigneron

Daniel B. Vigneron

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 96 Citations 29,309 284
4533 World 2565 National Stephen B. Hulley

Stephen B. Hulley

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 96 Citations 89,656 218
4610 World 2606 National Stephen J. DeArmond

Stephen J. DeArmond

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 95 Citations 32,969 196
4654 World 2634 National Lindsey A. Criswell

Lindsey A. Criswell

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 95 Citations 35,298 260
4664 World 2637 National Geoffrey T. Manley

Geoffrey T. Manley

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 95 Citations 33,199 337
4811 World 2682 National Mary F. Dallman

Mary F. Dallman

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 95 Citations 32,219 224
4835 World 2727 National Eric Delwart

Eric Delwart

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 94 Citations 32,249 440
4845 World 2734 National Charles E. McCulloch

Charles E. McCulloch

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 94 Citations 42,814 503
4942 World 2780 National Mervyn Maze

Mervyn Maze

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 94 Citations 31,985 313
4952 World 2782 National Jennifer R. Grandis

Jennifer R. Grandis

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 94 Citations 35,552 379
5093 World 2865 National Leslie Z. Benet

Leslie Z. Benet

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 93 Citations 38,192 461
5192 World 2910 National Jack W. McAninch

Jack W. McAninch

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 93 Citations 24,525 325
5213 World 2911 National Kanu Chatterjee

Kanu Chatterjee

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 93 Citations 50,599 330
5220 World 2930 National Homer A. Boushey

Homer A. Boushey

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 93 Citations 33,348 209
5390 World 3017 National Gilles Walch

Gilles Walch

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 92 Citations 28,363 302
5411 World 3039 National Robert M. Grant

Robert M. Grant

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 92 Citations 36,862 303
5473 World 3057 National Julius Schachter

Julius Schachter

University of California, San Francisco, United States
H-index 92 Citations 25,289 324

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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