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Jean-Philippe Girard enters the list of the most influential researchers in the world



Jean-Philippe Girard, Director of IPBS, joins the world's most influential researchers, according to the Web of Science Group's Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list, published on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.


This highly anticipated list identifies scientists who have demonstrated significant and extensive influence in their field of expertise through the publication of several highly cited articles (Top 1%) over the past decade. This year's list continues to recognize the most influential researchers, including 23 Nobel Prize winners, three of whom were announced this year. Jean-Philippe Girard, exceptional class research director at Inserm and head of the "Vascular Biology: Endothelial cells in Immunity, Inflammation and Cancer" team at IPBS, has joined the list as a "Highly Cited Researcher in Immunology".

The methodology that determines the who's who of influential researchers is based on data and analysis conducted by bibliometric experts at the Institute for Scientific Information of the Web of Science Group. David Pendlebury, Senior Citation Analyst at the Institute for Scientific Information said: “Recognition and support of these exceptional researchers represents an important activity for a nation or an institution’s plans for efficient and accelerated advancement. The Highly Cited Researchers list contributes to the identification of that small fraction of the researcher population that contributes disproportionately to extending the frontiers of knowledge. These researchers create gains for society, innovation and knowledge that make the world healthier, richer, more sustainable and more secure.”


About the Web of Science Group

Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company, organizes the world’s research information to enable academia, corporations, publishers and governments to accelerate the pace of research. It is powered by Web of Science – the world’s largest publisher-neutral citation index and research intelligence platform. Its many well-known brands also include Converis, EndNote, Kopernio, Publons, ScholarOne and the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).  The ‘university’ of Web of Science Group, ISI maintains the knowledge corpus upon which the index and related information and analytical content and services are built; it disseminates that knowledge externally through events, conferences and publications and it carries out research to sustain, extend and improve the knowledge base.  For more information, please visit