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Maurico Tohen named among top 100 highly cited researchers


Mauricio Tohen, MD, DrPH, MBA, has been listed among the top 100 most cited researchers in the fields of Psychiatry/Psychology during 2002-2012 in Thompson Reuters report: The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014. Tohen is chairman of the UNM Department of Psychiatry. He is a leader in research about the epidemiology, outcome and treatment of bipolar and psychotic disorders.

Two other UNM faculty members were also recognized as highly-cited researchers: Vittorio Cristini, PhD, was listed in the Mathematics section of the report. Cristini is Victor and Ruby Hanson Professor in Molecular Modeling of Cancers, UNM Cancer Center and Professor, UNM departments of Pathology and Chemical and Biomedical Engineering. XueXian Yang, PhD, was listed in the Immunology section. Yang is Assistant Professor in the UNM departments of molecular genetics & microbiology, neurology and pathology.

According to the report, the researchers are “people who are on the cutting edge of their fields. They are performing and publishing work that their peers recognize as vital to the advancement of their science . . . “ Thomson Reuters reports that “the highly cited researchers are identified based on the number of highly cited papers produced over the 11-year period from 2002-2012.”

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