Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Tops Prestigious List of Highly Cited Researchers

MSK and SKI's Highly Cited Researchers.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is proud to announce that it is ranked among the top 20 organizations with the greatest number of highly cited scientific researchers worldwide, according to the annual list of Highly Cited Researchers published by the Institute for Scientific Information at Clarivate.

Forty-four researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and its Sloan Kettering Institute (SKI) are recognized on this year’s list for demonstrating significant influence in their chosen fields by publishing multiple highly cited papers in their areas of expertise during the past decade. These papers are deemed to be the most scientifically impactful and are ranked in the top 1% by citations for their field and year (the definition of a highly cited paper).

“I am inspired by our faculty’s unwavering pursuit to understand the mechanisms of cancer and translate their findings for the benefit of patients worldwide,” said Craig B. Thompson, MD, President and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. “I am grateful for their dedication to our mission and congratulate them on this well-deserved honor.” 

Researchers on the annual list are selected for their exceptional performance in one or more of 21 research fields or across several fields. 

The following researchers are recognized on the 2021 Highly Cited list:

The full 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list can be found online here.