UW-Madison ranks high in stem cell research citations

Thomson ISI, the company behind Web of Science and Journal Citation Reports, has just released Essential Science Indicators Special Topic: Stem Cells. According to this international analysis, UW Madison ranks 7th in the “Institutions” category when the data is sorted by total number of citations to its stem cell research articles. When the ranking is sorted by the average number of citations per paper, UW-Madison comes in second, with its 120 published research papers cited an impressive average of 53.6 times each.

This report uses Web of Science citation data to identify the top papers, authors, institutions and journals in the area of stem cell research, 1997-2007. Citation data is a useful way to document the impact of published research.

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