29 November, 2019
Four barnaclínic+ professionals among the best scientists in the world
A few days ago, Clarivate Analytics published the Highly Cited Researchers list that identifies the most influential scientists in the world. Four professionals from barnaclinic+ medical staff are present on this list, which brings together 1% of the most cited experts in their specialties. So, among the best scientists in the world , we have doctors such as Josep Dalmau , Ramon Estruch , Francesc Graus and Eduard Vieta.
PROFESSIONALS OF THE HOSPITAL CLINIC GROUP ON THE LIST OF THE BEST SCIENTISTS IN THE WORLD
In addition to these professionals, in this year’s Highly Cited Researchers there are seven other scientists from Hospital Clínic – IDIBAPS. They are Drs. Jordi Bruix, Elias Campo, Xavier Forns, Josep M. Llovet, Armando López, Joaquim Radua and Emili Ros. In addition, in the classification there are also four researchers from the University of Barcelona , thus making it the Spanish university with the greatest number of highly cited researchers: Maria-Isabel Covas, Manel Esteller, Josep M.Haro and Rosa Maria Lamuela.
HOW ARE THE BEST SCIENTISTS IN THE WORLD IDENTIFIED?
The list Highly Cited Researchers of Clarivate Analytics recognizes the best scientists in the world: the 6,216 most relevant researchers on the planet. Comprising 21 fields of science and social sciences, it is one of the most prestigious classifications among the international scientific and academic communities. To do this, only the scientific articles of the Web of Science that appear in the 1% of the most cited articles by specialty and year are taken into account. An estimated 150,000 articles were published between 2008 and 2018.
Among the over 6,000 professionals that appear in the Highly Cited Researchers , 124 are researchers from Spanish centers. Among them, 11 are part of the Grupo Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and, of these eleven, four are part of the barnaclinic+ medical staff.
Among the over 6,000 professionals who appear this year on the list, 124 are researchers from Spanish centers, 11 in the Group Hospital Clínic and four are part of the medical team of barnaclínic +
FOUR BARNACLINIC+ PROFESSIONALS AMONG THE BEST SCIENTISTS IN THE WORLD
Dr. Josep Dalmau
Dr. Josep Dalmau, specialist in Neurology at barnaclínic+, is an ICREA researcher and consultant of the Department of Neurology at Hospital Clínic , as well as an associate professor of Medicine at Universitat de Barcelona and Neurology professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an expert in neuro-oncology, paraneoplastic syndromes and autoimmune encephalitis. Last year he received the King Jaime I Prize for medical research for his research work in the field of neurology and psychiatry. He leads the Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology Autoimmune Encephalitis group of the Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS).
Dr. Ramon Estruch
Dr. Ramon Estruch is a specialist in the Department of barnaclinic+ Internal Medicine and a Senior Consultant of the same department at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. He is also an Associate Professor of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Barcelona. His main lines of research are: Effects of the Mediterranean diet on cardiovascular diseases and cancer; Mechanisms of the effects of moderate wine and beer consumption on health; Effects of olive oil, nuts, tomato and cocoa on blood pressure, lipid profile and inflammatory biomarkers related to arteriosclerosis. His article “Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet” published in The New England Journal of Medicine, was the most widely read scientific article in the world in 2013, and it still is a main reference in the field.
Dr. Francesc Graus
Dr. Francesc Graus is a specialist in Neurology barnaclinic +.He is also the Head of the Department of Neurology at the Hospital Clínic. Dr. Graus is an international leader in fields such as brain tumor diagnosis and treatment, neurological complications of cancer and transplants with multiple sclerosis. His work, carried out with the research team Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology Autoimmune Encephalitis of IDIBAPS, focuses above all on the immunopathogenesis of paraneoplastic neurological diseases. Among his medical milestones is the development of a patent stands out, together with Dr. Josep Dalmau, for the diagnosis and treatment of an autoimmune disease associated with neurodegenerative processes and sleep disturbance.
Dr. Eduard Vieta
Dr. Eduard Vieta is part of the team of barnaclinic+ Psychiatry Department. A world reference in the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder, he is Head of Psychiatry and Psychology of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and professor at Universitat de Barcelona. He works with the Bipolar Disorder research group of IDIBAPS. He is among the most influential scientists in the world, his activity focusing on the study of the causes of bipolar disorder and its pharmacological and psychological treatment. His unit is a world reference in the treatment, research and teaching of this pathology. Last year he was elected best researcher of the year by the World Federation of Biological Psychiatry Societies (WFSBP) .