Scripps Cardiologist Ranked Among World's Most Influential Scientists

Eric Topol, MD, featured in coverage of Thomson-Reuters annual listing

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Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, was among 41 people from San Diego named among the most influential researchers in the world, according to a recent report from the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Dr. Topol also directs the Scripps Translational Science Institute and is a practicing cardiologist with Scripps Clinic.

The list by Thomson-Reuters recognized scientists whose work was highly cited by other researchers between 2003 and 2013.

Read the Union-Tribune report: Meet San Diego’s 41 Most Influential Scientists

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