Mauricio Tohen has been listed among the top 100 most cited researchers in the fields of Psychiatry/Psychology during 2002-2012 in Thompson Reuters report: The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014. He is chair of the UNM Department of Psychiatry. Also listed were Vittorio Cristini from UNM Cancer Center and professor in the UNM Departments of Pathology and Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, and XueXian Yang from the UNM Departments of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Neurology and Pathology.

Tohen is a leader in research about the epidemiology, outcome and treatment of bipolar and psychotic disorders. Cristini was listed in the Mathematics section of the report. Cristini is Victor and Ruby Hanson Professor in Molecular Modeling of Cancers. Yang was listed in the Immunology section. He is an assistant rofessor in the UNM departments of molecular genetics & microbiology, neurology and pathology.

According to the report, the researchers are “people who are on the cutting edge of their fields. They are performing and publishing work that their peers recognize as vital to the advancement of their science...“ Thomson Reuters reports that “the highly cited researchers are identified based on the number of highly cited papers produced over the 11-year period from 2002-2012.”

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