May 17th, 2022 – Prof Derek Yellon Recognised as Top Ranking Scientist in Field of Medicine

The 2022 Edition of Ranking of Top 1000 Scientists in the field of Medicine has just been released by and we are pleased to announce Prof Derek Yellon has ranked #693 in the world and #78 in the UK.

This list of leading scholars is created annually to highlight the influential research contributions made by those academics at the forefront of medicine. These rankings represent h-index, publications, and citations based on data on scientific contributions since 2014 and involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Medicine, over 65,743 profiles were examined and scientists from over 1,558 institutions and affiliations were analysed.

The full ranking for the 2022 list of top scientists in medicine can be found here.

Upon further investigation of the results for Medicine by institution, University College London ranks 7th overall globally and is the top institution within the UK.

The full ranking for the 2022 list of top universities in medicine can be found here.

Together, these rankings highlight the extraordinary quality of research done both within The Hatter Cardiovascular Institute, led by Prof Yellon, as well as across Medicine at UCL. Such recognition builds on support which enables our important research to continue and crucially, to improve patient outcomes. Many congratulations to Prof Yellon and his team.