Top citation record for Irwin McLean

Friday, October 10, 2014

DGEM's Scientific Director, Professor Irwin McLean, is one of the most cited authors within the field of Dermatology.  Analysis of citations up until May 2014 using the Web of Science database from Thomson Reutors, for articles published between 2005 and 2011, has recently been released.  Irwin McLean with a total of 4878 citations and 77 articles placed him in the top ten authors, ranking at postion 8 overall.  In addition, the Nature Genetics article "Common loss-of-function variants of the epidermal barrier protein filaggarin are a major predisposing factor for atopic dermatitis" published in 2006, is the second most cited article with 915 citations.