Five Keck School researchers have been named by Thomson Reuters as having “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” for 2014. The New York City-based multinational media and information firm assessed papers indexed between 2002 and 2012 in 21 fields of study. It tracked authors who published numerous articles ranking among the top 1 percent of the most cited in their fields in the year of publication. The documents represent research that the scientific community has judged to be the most significant and useful.
The Keck School researchers named are:
• Inderbir Gill, MD, MCh, founding executive director of the USC Institute of Urology and professor and chair of the Department of Urology;
• Paul Thomas, PhD, associate professor of preventive medicine;
• Paul Thompson, PhD, professor of neurology, psychiatry, radiology, engineering and ophthalmology;
• Arthur Toga, PhD, professor of neurology; and
• Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD, director of the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute.