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.
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.
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.
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 D-Index >= 40 within the area of
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