University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki

Medicine Ranking

Finland Established: 1640 Scholars: 79
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 Helsinki. There are a total of 79 researchers included with 5 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in University of Helsinki is 7,198 with a mean value for the h-index of 91.11. The total sum of publications for top scientists in University of Helsinki is 28,000 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 354.43.

Overview

The University of Helsinki, or UH, is the oldest university in Finland. Academically, the university consistently ranks among the top 100 universities in the world. A founding member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), the University of Helsinki places high standards on teaching and research, with teachers and researchers making up more than 50% of the university’s employees.

The university is home to highly cited researchers, particularly in the fields of physics, geosciences, cognitive sciences, clinical medicine, environmental science, and more. In terms of research publications, the University of Helsinki produces thousands of academic publications, majority of which are peer-reviewed scientific articles; others include scientific books and works for professional communities and the general public.

The University of Helsinki is also one of the academic institutions in the country with the most number of programs, including multidisciplinary studies offered in Swedish and Finnish languages. Its academic programs are administered by 11 faculties—theology, law, medicine, arts, science, pharmacy, biological and environmental sciences, educational sciences, social sciences, agriculture and forestry, and veterinary medicine.

Aside from its faculties, the university is also the center of renowned independent institutes and networks that are all research-oriented. Among these institutes are the National Library of Finland—which is also the oldest library in the country, Helsinki University Library, the Finnish Museum of Natural History, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Institute of Biotechnology, and more. UH also offers international programs, majority of which are taught in English, which attract thousands of foreign students.

The University of Helsinki was founded in 1640 in the city of Turku and was originally named the Royal Academy of Åbo. The institution was relocated to Helsinki in 1829 and has since then expanded to four campuses and several institutes spread in different locations. As the oldest academic institution in the country, the university plays a significant role in establishing Finland’s national identity.

As an academic institution that prides itself in being the center for innovative thinking, the University of Helsinki carries out its core duties of researching, teaching, and establishing strong relations within the community. To this day, the University of Helsinki continues to be a strong driving force behind the Finnish society’s advancement through its contributions in scientific research aimed at finding solutions to national and global problems. Among these research studies were ones that have made significant impact in education and human development, environmental sustainability, and health and medicine.
World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
176 World 2 National Kari Alitalo

Kari Alitalo

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 171 Citations 109,310 503
245 World 3 National Jaakko Kaprio

Jaakko Kaprio

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 163 Citations 130,224 1,221
455 World 5 National Johan G. Eriksson

Johan G. Eriksson

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 148 Citations 120,880 910
843 World 7 National Hannele Yki-Järvinen

Hannele Yki-Järvinen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 135 Citations 62,791 457
871 World 8 National Jukka T. Salonen

Jukka T. Salonen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 134 Citations 85,336 383
1071 World 11 National Mikael Knip

Mikael Knip

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 129 Citations 54,366 730
1072 World 12 National Aarno Palotie

Aarno Palotie

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 128 Citations 81,974 495
1200 World 13 National Marja-Riitta Taskinen

Marja-Riitta Taskinen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 126 Citations 77,888 505
1316 World 15 National Heikki Joensuu

Heikki Joensuu

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 124 Citations 63,290 537
1478 World 17 National Markku Koskenvuo

Markku Koskenvuo

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 121 Citations 54,919 411
1626 World 20 National Markku Kaste

Markku Kaste

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 119 Citations 75,853 415
1979 World 23 National Jouko Lönnqvist

Jouko Lönnqvist

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 114 Citations 57,478 451
2234 World 24 National Markku S. Nieminen

Markku S. Nieminen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 112 Citations 82,151 455
2565 World 28 National Pertti J. Neuvonen

Pertti J. Neuvonen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 109 Citations 37,802 424
2708 World 29 National Herman Adlercreutz

Herman Adlercreutz

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 107 Citations 43,191 354
2839 World 30 National Markku Linnoila

Markku Linnoila

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 106 Citations 38,085 421
3130 World 32 National Tari Haahtela

Tari Haahtela

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 104 Citations 43,638 381
3496 World 36 National Antti Vaheri

Antti Vaheri

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 101 Citations 34,134 524
3512 World 37 National Timo Sorsa

Timo Sorsa

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 101 Citations 36,088 647
3672 World 39 National Lauri A. Aaltonen

Lauri A. Aaltonen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 100 Citations 45,035 257
3684 World 41 National Juha Pekkanen

Juha Pekkanen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 100 Citations 37,787 422
3806 World 45 National Timo Erkinjuntti

Timo Erkinjuntti

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 100 Citations 39,911 283
4060 World 46 National Heli Nevanlinna

Heli Nevanlinna

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 98 Citations 41,138 298
4106 World 49 National Carl Blomqvist

Carl Blomqvist

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 98 Citations 33,230 416
4590 World 53 National Per-Henrik Groop

Per-Henrik Groop

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 96 Citations 28,342 466
5341 World 60 National Markku Partinen

Markku Partinen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 92 Citations 27,203 320
5424 World 61 National Hannu Kautiainen

Hannu Kautiainen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 92 Citations 29,914 722
5531 World 62 National Aila Rissanen

Aila Rissanen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 92 Citations 28,963 223
5537 World 63 National Juha Kere

Juha Kere

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 91 Citations 31,255 450
5615 World 65 National Heikki Järvinen

Heikki Järvinen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 91 Citations 34,332 217
6026 World 67 National Jorma Paavonen

Jorma Paavonen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 90 Citations 36,089 396
6185 World 68 National Sakari Knuutila

Sakari Knuutila

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 89 Citations 21,293 394
6437 World 72 National Olli Kallioniemi

Olli Kallioniemi

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 88 Citations 34,380 285
6455 World 73 National Tiinamaija Tuomi

Tiinamaija Tuomi

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 88 Citations 46,687 231
6763 World 78 National Tuula Salo

Tuula Salo

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 87 Citations 28,811 442
6853 World 80 National Riitta Korpela

Riitta Korpela

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 87 Citations 27,752 297
6871 World 81 National Leo Niskanen

Leo Niskanen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 87 Citations 40,596 294
7258 World 87 National Tatu A. Miettinen

Tatu A. Miettinen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 86 Citations 42,567 356
7447 World 90 National Irma Thesleff

Irma Thesleff

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 85 Citations 25,693 174
7718 World 93 National Eija Kalso

Eija Kalso

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 85 Citations 28,293 309
7811 World 94 National Ismo Virtanen

Ismo Virtanen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 84 Citations 22,040 337
7901 World 96 National Ulf-Håkan Stenman

Ulf-Håkan Stenman

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 84 Citations 27,585 449
8365 World 101 National Seppo Sarna

Seppo Sarna

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 83 Citations 25,303 328
8366 World 100 National Erkki Isometsä

Erkki Isometsä

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 83 Citations 24,040 308
8740 World 103 National Akseli Hemminki

Akseli Hemminki

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 82 Citations 25,312 349
9020 World 105 National Katri Räikkönen

Katri Räikkönen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 81 Citations 18,817 354
9294 World 107 National Heikki Peltola

Heikki Peltola

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 81 Citations 21,333 246
9454 World 108 National Kristiina Aittomäki

Kristiina Aittomäki

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 80 Citations 23,457 227
9621 World 111 National Hannu Kalimo

Hannu Kalimo

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 80 Citations 18,504 261
9701 World 112 National Timo Hakulinen

Timo Hakulinen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 80 Citations 22,286 226
9702 World 114 National Carol Forsblom

Carol Forsblom

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 80 Citations 20,317 320
9834 World 116 National Janne T. Backman

Janne T. Backman

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 80 Citations 18,931 197
10007 World 118 National Eero Lahelma

Eero Lahelma

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 79 Citations 19,284 254
10103 World 119 National Olli Vapalahti

Olli Vapalahti

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 79 Citations 21,952 355
10736 World 125 National Pentti Sipponen

Pentti Sipponen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 78 Citations 21,509 245
10740 World 124 National Tapani Ruutu

Tapani Ruutu

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 78 Citations 21,650 273
11091 World 129 National Mikko Niemi

Mikko Niemi

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 77 Citations 21,562 192
11287 World 130 National Hans K. Åkerblom

Hans K. Åkerblom

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 77 Citations 20,446 267
11459 World 133 National Ari Ristimäki

Ari Ristimäki

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 76 Citations 21,876 242
11606 World 137 National Reijo S. Tilvis

Reijo S. Tilvis

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 76 Citations 20,931 289
11836 World 138 National Ville Pettilä

Ville Pettilä

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 76 Citations 23,724 313
12357 World 145 National Marjatta Leirisalo-Repo

Marjatta Leirisalo-Repo

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 75 Citations 20,681 320
12385 World 146 National Martti Färkkilä

Martti Färkkilä

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 75 Citations 18,203 330
12593 World 148 National Kirsi H. Pietiläinen

Kirsi H. Pietiläinen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 74 Citations 18,366 224
12835 World 151 National Mauricette Michallet

Mauricette Michallet

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 74 Citations 21,316 406
13108 World 153 National Pertti Panula

Pertti Panula

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 73 Citations 19,019 286
13192 World 154 National Kimmo Kontula

Kimmo Kontula

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 73 Citations 14,317 208
13218 World 155 National Atte Meretoja

Atte Meretoja

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 73 Citations 86,254 187
13249 World 157 National Jaana Pentti

Jaana Pentti

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 73 Citations 16,550 254
13963 World 162 National Jari Haukka

Jari Haukka

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 72 Citations 16,806 246
14253 World 165 National Helena Gylling

Helena Gylling

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 72 Citations 15,801 230
14355 World 166 National Klaus T. Olkkola

Klaus T. Olkkola

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 72 Citations 16,404 264
14748 World 170 National Erkki Savilahti

Erkki Savilahti

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 71 Citations 17,774 217
14780 World 172 National Kaisu H. Pitkälä

Kaisu H. Pitkälä

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 71 Citations 14,430 346
15150 World 174 National Caj Haglund

Caj Haglund

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 71 Citations 18,332 386
15262 World 173 National Olavi Ylikorkala

Olavi Ylikorkala

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 71 Citations 14,360 329
15330 World 175 National Mart Saarma

Mart Saarma

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 70 Citations 20,430 162
15677 World 178 National Pauli Puolakkainen

Pauli Puolakkainen

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 70 Citations 14,739 236
15884 World 183 National Ari Leppäniemi

Ari Leppäniemi

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 70 Citations 17,014 273
16196 World 185 National Simo Taimela

Simo Taimela

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 70 Citations 17,117 165
16198 World 181 National Christel Lamberg-Allardt

Christel Lamberg-Allardt

University of Helsinki, Finland
H-index 70 Citations 14,164 181

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.

We list only scientists having Microsoft Academic Graph H-Index >= 70 within the area of Medicine. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.