Four UC San Diego Department of Medicine researchers are among the most influential researchers in the world, according to the 2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list.
Dr. Sandborn is Professor and Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
Dr. Cleveland is Chair of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, and Neurosciences.
Dr. Pond, Associate Professor of Medicine, is a specialist in infectious disease with a focus on developing software models of evolving pathogens such as HIV and hepatitis C virus.
Dr. Rubin, whose research addresses pulmonary vascular disease and pulmonary arterial hypertension, is Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine.
With 165 faculty members on the latest edition of the list, the UC System ranks first in the world on the list of highly cited researchers.
Each year, Thomson Reuters uses citation analysis to identify the world’s most influential contemporary scientists. The 2015 list, encompassing publications from 2003 to 2013, contains more than 3,100 names.