With 17 citations, Université Paris Cité is the 2nd French university in the 2021 ranking of Highly Cited Researchers published by Clarivate, Web of Science Group.

Do you know the HiCi? Behind this abbreviation lies a highly recognised list of researchers in health, sciences, as well as humanities and social sciences whose work has had a significant, widespread impact published in leading scientific journals selected by Clarivate, and has been highly cited by their peers over the past decade. The HiCi are selected for their influence and outstanding performance in one or more of the 21 areas identified by Clarivate.

The most cited scientists from Université Paris Cité

The researchers of Université Paris Cité are cited 17 times in the 2021 rankings for the quality of their multidisciplinary and disciplinary research in the areas of clinical medicine, immunology, pharmacology and toxicology, molecular biology, genetics, and microbiology. This year, Université Paris Cité ranks as the second French university having the most influential scientists worldwide.

Multidisciplinary Research

Anna Chaimani – Research Centre Epidemiology and Biostatistics Sorbonne Paris Cité

James Di Santo – Institut Pasteur – Physiopathology of the Immune System

Patrick Marcellin – Institut Cochin

Felix A. Rey – Institut Pasteur – Structural Virology

Archana Singh-Manoux – Research Centre Epidemiology and Biostatistics Sorbonne Paris Cité

Jessica Zucman-Rossi – Research Centre Cordeliers


Clinical Medicine

Maxime Dougados – Research Centre Epidemiology and Biostatistics Sorbonne Paris

Céleste Lebbe – Human Immunology, Pathophysiology and Immunotherapy

Alexandre Mebazaa – Cardiovascular Markers Under Stress

Philippe Gabriel Steg – Vascular Translational Research Laboratory


Jean-Laurent Casanova – Institut Imagine

Gérard Eberl – Institut Pasteur – Regulation of homeostasis and inflammation by lymphoid cells and the microenvironment

Guido Kroemer – Research Centre Cordeliers

Capucine Picard – Institut Imagine


Pharmacology and Toxicology

Guido Kroemer – Research Centre Cordeliers

Molecular Biology and Genetics

Guido Kroemer – Research Centre Cordeliers

Molecular Biology

Mart Krupovic – Institut Pasteur – Archaeal Virology


Find the list of recipients Highly Cited Researchers 2021


Bibliometric experts from Clarivate, Web of Science Group identify and analyse the list based on the data from the Web of Science Core Collection. They identify scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple papers, cited by their peers during the last decade whose number of citations are among the 1% of the most cited articles worldwide. Researchers are selected for their exceptional performance in one or more of 21 fields or across several fields. The authors with the highest number of articles among the 1% are selected in the list of Highly Cited Researchers.


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