The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

- Microbiology Ranking

United States Established: 1891 Scholars: 17
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

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

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Microbiology discipline and affiliated with The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. There are a total of 17 researchers included with 4 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 Medical Branch at Galveston is 1,007 with a mean value for the h-index of 59.24. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is 2,602 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 153.06.

Overview

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is a public academic health science center in Galveston, Texas. It was established in 1891 as the University of Texas Medical Department. UTMB is part of the University of Texas System and includes the oldest medical school in Texas. The university’s top courses are those in medicine, nursing, and other health professions.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Key Statistics

The university comprises four schools—the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Nursing, and the School of Health Professions. It offers several undergraduate and graduate programs with a significant focus on healthcare delivery and training.

UTMB has a population of 3,458 students, 708 of whom are undergraduates while 2,750 are graduates and professional students. It employs 1,232 faculty members. The university is spread across four campuses: the Galveston Campus, the League City Campus, the Angleton Danbury Campus, and the Clear Lake Campus.

Other University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston key statistics include its Moody Medical Library that houses the largest and the most significant collection in the history of the biomedical sciences in the Southern United States. It includes 18,000 rare book titles, 10,000 photographs, 6,000 portraits of historical figures in medicine, over 100,000 postage stamps, 5,400 hospital postcards, and 2,000 medical artifacts.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Research

Research at UTMB is well acknowledged for its significant contributions to the healthcare sciences, medicine, and nursing. In 2020 alone, it received 459 proposals that received $168.9 million in funding. It has a substantial budget ($1.5 billion in 2012, for example), in addition to acquiring a $560 million endowment in 2019.

The university's top three research fields are medicine, biology, and virology. Its researchers have been published in publications like The New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Virology, and bioRxiv. They also get invited to attend and/or present papers at international conferences, such as the International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the American Thoracic Society International Conference.

The most cited publication from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston research is Klionsky et al.’s (2021) “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (4th Edition)” published in Autophagy with a total of 8,264 citations to date. The second most cited paper is Klionsky et al.’s (2012) “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy,” published in Autophagy. It has received a total of 8,028 citations.

Meanwhile, the university’s third most cited paper is Patton et al.’s (1995) “Factor structure of the Barratt impulsiveness scale,” published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology. It has been cited by papers, articles, and other publications around 7,968 times so far.

Its research centers include the Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology, the Center for Cancers of the Head and Neck, the Center for Comparative Effectiveness and Cancer Outcomes, the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health, the Center for Recovery, Physical Activity, and Nutrition, and the Center for Technology Transfer.
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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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32 World 15 National Thomas G. Ksiazek

Thomas G. Ksiazek

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 120 Citations 55,971 326
88 World 46 National Pei-Yong Shi

Pei-Yong Shi

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 100 Citations 31,551 347
148 World 73 National David H. Walker

David H. Walker

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 93 Citations 27,256 363
731 World 338 National Vsevolod L. Popov

Vsevolod L. Popov

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 67 Citations 12,742 193
1222 World 521 National Clarence J. Peters

Clarence J. Peters

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 59 Citations 12,854 93
1462 World 620 National Shinji Makino

Shinji Makino

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 56 Citations 9,893 105
1537 World 642 National Ashok K. Chopra

Ashok K. Chopra

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 56 Citations 8,067 158
2058 World 845 National Alfredo G. Torres

Alfredo G. Torres

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 51 Citations 9,761 139
2121 World 878 National A. Clinton White

A. Clinton White

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 50 Citations 9,379 115
2305 World 945 National Dennis W. Trent

Dennis W. Trent

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 49 Citations 6,477 68
2608 World 1067 National Vineet D. Menachery

Vineet D. Menachery

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 46 Citations 11,093 103
2693 World 1098 National Nikos Vasilakis

Nikos Vasilakis

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 45 Citations 8,898 116
3014 World 1207 National Xuping Xie

Xuping Xie

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 43 Citations 6,877 98
3129 World 1259 National Peter C. Melby

Peter C. Melby

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 42 Citations 6,575 84
3183 World 1274 National Chien Te K. Tseng

Chien Te K. Tseng

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 42 Citations 7,139 61
3347 World 1333 National Nigel Bourne

Nigel Bourne

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 41 Citations 5,408 91
3510 World 1384 National James W. LeDuc

James W. LeDuc

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 40 Citations 5,067 68
3543 World 1396 National David W.C. Beasley

David W.C. Beasley

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States
D-index 40 Citations 6,110 78

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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