DR. V. MOHAN RECOGNISED AS TAMIL NADU’S TOPMOST SCIENTIST

DR. V. MOHAN RECOGNISED AS TAMIL NADU’S TOPMOST SCIENTIST

Hyderabad: Dr. V. Mohan, President, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) & Chairman, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, has been ranked and recognised as Tamil Nadu’s topmost scientist-cum-researcher in a list compiled and published by Stanford University, Elsevier BV and SciTech Strategies.

A team from Stanford University along with Elsevier BV released an updated list of the Top 2% of scientists worldwide, including the citations of the scientists in 2020. Over 100 scientists from Tamil Nadu were included in the list of Top 2% of scientists. Heading the list of all these scientists, across all categories of science, is Dr. V. Mohan from the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation. Dr. V. Mohan has over 1,430 publications to his credit, and which have received 159,000 citations; he also enjoys an h-index of 139. (The H index is a metric for evaluating the cumulative impact of an author’s scholarly output and performance.)

Commenting on the recognition, Dr. V. Mohan said, “I am truly honoured and humbled to receive this recognition. Such recognition gives real encouragement to those of us working every day to help people lead healthier and happier lives. Together, we can succeed, because India already has the technology, and most importantly the best minds to bring about a paradigm shift in the way healthcare is delivered to the masses. In the present times, when we are moving towards the future with immense speed, it becomes all the more imperative to promote the critical role of science and research to make the world a better place to live in.”

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