Table 1: Top 20 translational researchers in 2017

From: Top 20 translational researchers of 2017

Inventor/assignee(s)Total patents granted, 2017Top-cited patent, 2013–2017 (number of citations)H-index, as of 7/31/2018
Langer, Robert S./Massachusetts Institute of Technology18US 8450298; Aminoalcohol lipidoids and uses thereof (34)260
Wilson, James M./University of Pennsylvania17US 8524446; Method for detecting adeno-associated virus (9)113
Vogelstein, Bert; Kinzler, Kenneth W./Johns Hopkins & Duke University16, 16US 8685660; Genetic alterations in isocitrate dehydrogenase and other genes in malignant glioma (2)250, 213
Gao, Guangping/University of Massachusetts & University of Pennsylvania13US 8734809; AAV's and uses thereof (13)70
Lo, Yuk Ming Dennis/Chinese University of Hong Kong & Sequenom, Inc.12US 8467976; Fetal genomic analysis from a maternal biological sample (18)82
Zhang, Feng/Broad Institute & Massachusetts Institute of Technology11US 8697359; CRISPR-Cas systems and methods for altering expression of gene products (168)77
Weissman, Irving L./Stanford University11US 8562997; Methods of treating acute myeloid leukemia by blocking CD47 (17)158
Yamanaka, Shinya/Kyoto University11US 8530238; Method of efficiently establishing induced pluripotent stem cells (8)87
Weiner, David B./University of Pennsylvania10US 8852609; Consensus sequences of Chikungunya viral proteins, nucleic acid molecules encoding the same, and compositions and methods for using the same (3)74
Atala, Anthony/Wake Forest University Health Sciences10US 8491457; Tissue engineered blood vessels (3)92
Schultz, Peter G./Scripps Research Institute; Novartis; IRM LLC; Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.10US 9139633; Mesenchymal stem cell differentiation (5)126
Deisseroth, Karl/Stanford University10US 8398692; System for optical stimulation of target cells (51)123
June, Carl H./University of Pennsylvania9US 8906682; Methods for treatment of cancer (28)134
Lanzavecchia, Antonio/Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Bellinzona9US 8435524; Human cytomegalovirus neutralizing antibodies and use thereof (12)131
Farokhzad, Omid C./Brigham And Women's Hospital & Massachusetts Institute of Technology9US 8367113; Polymers for functional particles (28)82
Ding, Sheng/Scripps Research Institute9US 8906677; Generation and maintenance of stem cells (10)63
Papadopoulos, Nickolas/Johns Hopkins & Duke University9US 8685660; Genetic alterations in isocitrate dehydrogenase and other genes in malignant glioma (2)50
Ready, Joseph/University of Texas System9US 8362277 & US 8604074; Pro-neurogenic compounds (47 each)21
Bradner, James E./Harvard University & Dana-Farber Cancer Institute8US 8383855; Histone deacetylase inhibitors (11)79
Tanoue, Takeshi; Honda, Kenya; Atarashi, Koji/University of Tokyo8, 8, 8US 9415079; Composition for inducing proliferation or accumulation of regulatory T cells (9)16, 40, 24
10 others with combined 8 patents each. H-index supplied by researcher or calculated through Web of Science or Google Scholar. Source: Acclaim IP