The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) is proud to announce seven members have been named as 2020 Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate, released this week. Overall, Columbia University is home to a total of 45 Highly Cited Researchers in 2020.

The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Highly Cited Researchers annual list recognizes researchers who have had major impacts in their fields. To be named to the list, researchers must produce multiple papers ranking in the top 1% globally by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers.

This year’s list comprises researchers whose citation records position them in the very highest strata of influence and impact, including 26 Nobel laureates, including three announced this year.

Congratulations to the HICCC members named as Highly Cited Researchers:

  • Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD, chair, department of environmental health sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
  • Donna L. Farber, PhD, professor of microbiology & immunology and surgical sciences at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and chief of the division of surgical sciences at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
  • David B. GoldsteinPhD, professor of medical and surgical research at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
  • Raul Rabadan, PhDprofessor of systems biology and biomedical informatics at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and director of the Program for Mathematical Genomics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
  • Naiyer Rizvi, MD, professor of medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons; director of thoracic oncology and co-director of cancer immunotherapy at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
  • Brent R. Stockwell, PhD, professor of biological sciences and chemistry at Columbia University.
  • Ira R. Tabas, MD, the Richard J. Stock Professor of Medicine (Immunology), professor of pathology & cell biology