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More than 300 CWRU faculty make most-cited scientists list

More than 300 faculty members from Case Western Reserve University have been named in the Stanford University – Elsevier list of the top 2% most-cited scientists in various disciplines worldwide.

The database is created by experts at Stanford University, based on data from Elsevier’s Scopus, the publicly available abstract and citation database of 1.8+ billion cited references dating back to 1970. The most recent dataset is based on the Aug. 1, 2021, snapshot from Scopus that is updated to the citation year 2020.

The top four Case Western Reserve University faculty among the most-cited include:

  1. Arnold Caplan, Professor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences
  2. Scott Shane, Professor, Department of Economics, Weatherhead School of Management
  3. Charis Eng, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences, School of Medicine
  4. James M. Anderson, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Pathology, School of Medicine

The most recent data set may be found here.