2022 December 15

Eight researchers from the Josep Carreras Institute among the most relevant on an international level according to Elsevier

Manel Esteller, Josep Maria Ribera, Esteban Ballestar, Alejandro Vaquero, Montse Sánchez-Cespedes, María Berdasco, Fumiichiro Yamamoto and Ciril Rozman, together with other nearly twenty researchers and medical staff from Can Ruti Campus institutions, are included in Elsevier's Scopus list, composed by the 200,000 most renowned researchers worldwide.

Nearly thirty outstanding professionals -from the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute, the Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital and Research Institute (IGTP), the Fight Infections Foundation and the IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute- have been included in a worldwide list of scientists who achieve a greater impact thanks to their publications and citations.

This is a new update of the Scopus database of Elsevier, which is a global publisher of great tradition and prestige in Medicine and Health Sciences. The list includes some 200,000 authors -who represent 2% of the scientific personnel of the whole world-, who are recognized in two classifications: according to their scientific career and according to their impact during the past year.

The Can Ruti Campus and the healthcare and research team of the different institutions of the Campus continue to prove to be a relevant node in terms of scientific production and progress on a global scale.

The list includes eight researchers from the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute: the Director Manel Esteller and the Principal Investigators Josep Maria Ribera, Esteban Ballestar, Alejandro Vaquero, Montse Sánchez-Cespedes, María Berdasco, and Fumiichiro Yamamoto, besides the scientific founder of the Institute, Ciril Rozman.

From the other institutions of the Can Ruti Campus, we can find in the list Bonaventura Clotet, President of the Fight Infections Foundation and Director of IrsiCaixa; Antoni Bayés, Clinical Director of the Institute of the Heart at Germans Trias and Principal Investigator of the Heart Failure and Cardiac Regeneration Research Group (ICREC) at the IGTP; Manel Monreal, former Clinical Head of the Internal Medicine Service of the Hospital; Miquel Àngel Gassull, former Director of the IGTP and expert in inflammatory bowel diseases; Miguel Ángel Martínez, Principal Investigator of IrsiCaixa; Eduard Cabré, former Head of the Gastroenterology section of the Digestive System Service of the Germans Trias; Pere Joan Cardona, Head of the Microbiology Service of the Hospital and Principal Investigator of the Clinical and Experimental Microbiology research group of the IGTP; Magí Farré, Head of the Clinical Pharmacology Service and Head of the Multipurpose Clinical Research Unit (UPIC) of the IGTP; Carlos Ferrándiz, former Head of the Dermatology Service; Jaume Canet, former Head of the Anesthesia and Resuscitation Service; Antoni Dávalos, Clinical Director of Neurosciences at the Hospital and Principal Investigator of the Brain Vascular Pathology research group at the IGTP; Jordi Barretina, current Director of the Germans Trias y Pujol Research Institute; Rafael Rosell, former Head of the ICO Medical Oncology Service at the Germans Trias Hospital; Manel Puig-Domingo, Head of the Endocrinology and Nutrition Service of the Hospital and former Director of the IGTP; Josep Lupón, Clinical Head of Clinical Cardiology and of the Heart Failure Unit of the Hospital; José Manuel Carrascosa, Head of the Dermatology Service of the Hospital; and Javier Martínez-Picado Principal Investigator of the Retrovirology and Clinical Studies group of IrsiCaixa.

Reference Article:

Ioannidis, John P.A. (2022), September 2022 data-update for "Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators", Mendeley Data, V5, doi: 10.17632/btchxktzyw.5