Our faculty members publish more than 2,000 unique papers a year. Below are the institution’s top research papers based on journal impact factors for fiscal year 2017.

Publications with the Highest Impact Factor

Mayer-Davis EJ; Lawrence JM; Dabelea D; Divers J; Isom S; Dolan L; Imperatore G; Linder B; Marcovina S; Pettitt DJ. Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002-2012. The New England journal of medicine. 2017; 376:1419-1429.

Isanaka S; Guindo O; Langendorf C; Seck AM; Plikaytis BD; Sayinzoga-Makombe N; McNeal MM; Meyer N; Adehossi E; Djibo A. Efficacy of a Low-Cost, Heat-Stable Oral Rotavirus Vaccine in Niger. The New England journal of medicine. 2017; 376:1121-1130.

Rotz SJ; Dandoy CE; Davies SM. ST2 and Endothelial Injury as a Link between GVHD and Microangiopathy. The New England journal of medicine. 2017; 376:1189-1190.

Dombi E; Baldwin A; Marcus LJ; Fisher MJ; Weiss B; Kim A; Whitcomb P; Martin S; Aschbacher-Smith LE; Rizvi TA. Activity of Selumetinib in Neurofibromatosis Type 1-Related Plexiform Neurofibromas. The New England journal of medicine. 2016; 375:2550-2560.

Kaddourah A; Basu RK; Bagshaw SM; Goldstein SL; Investigators AWARE. Epidemiology of Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Children and Young Adults. The New England journal of medicine. 2017; 376:11-20.

Powers SW; Coffey CS; Chamberlin LA; Ecklund DJ; Klingner EA; Yankey JW; Korbee LL; Porter LL; Hershey AD; Investigators CHAMP. Trial of Amitriptyline, Topiramate, and Placebo for Pediatric Migraine. The New England journal of medicine. 2017; 376:115-124.

Kugathasan S; Denson LA; Walters TD; Kim MO; Marigorta UM; Schirmer M; Mondal K; Liu C; Griffiths A; Noe JD. Prediction of complicated disease course for children newly diagnosed with Crohn's disease: a multicentre inception cohort study. The Lancet. 2017; 389:1710-1718.

French JA; Lawson JA; Yapici Z; Ikeda H; Polster T; Nobbout R; Curatolo P; de Vries PJ; Diugos DJ; Berkowitz N. Adjunctive everolimus therapy for treatment-resistant focal-onset seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis (EXIST-3): a phase 3, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. The Lancet. 2016; 388:2153-2163.

Florin TA; Plint AC; Zorc JJ. Viral bronchiolitis. The Lancet. 2017; 389:211-225.

Love MI; Hogenesch JB; Irizarry RA. Modeling of RNA-seq fragment sequence bias reduces systematic errors in transcript abundance estimation. Nature Biotechnology. 2016; 34:1287-1291.

Sarangdhar M; Tabar S; Schmidt C; Kushwaha A; Shah K; Dahlquist JE; Jegga AG; Aronow BJ. Data mining differential clinical outcomes associated with drug regimens using adverse event reporting data. Nature Biotechnology. 2016; 34:697-700.

Camp JG; Sekine K; Gerber T; Loeffler-Wirth H; Binder H; Gac M; Kanton S; Kageyama J; Damm G; Seehofer D. Multilineage communication regulates human liver bud development from pluripotency. Nature. 2017; 546:533-538.

Luongo TS; Lambert JP; Gross P; Nwokedi M; Lombardi AA; Shanmughapriya S; Carpenter AC; Kolmetzky D; Gao E; van Berlo JH. The mitochondrial Na+/Ca2+ exchanger is essential for Ca2+ homeostasis and viability. Nature. 2017; 545:93-97.

Kang E; Wu J; Gutierrez NM; Koski A; Tippner-Hedges R; Agaronyan K; Platero-Luengo A; Martinez-Redondo P; Ma H; Lee Y. Mitochondrial replacement in human oocytes carrying pathogenic mitochondrial DNA mutations. Nature. 2016; 540:270-275.

Pandey MK; Burrow TA; Rani R; Martin LJ; Witte D; Setchell KD; Mckay MA; Magnusen AF; Zhang W; Liou B. Complement drives glucosylceramide accumulation and tissue inflammation in Gaucher disease. Nature. 2017; 543:108-112.

McCracken KW; Aihara E; Martin B; Rawford CMC; Broda T; Treguier J; Zhang X; Shannon JM; Montrose MH; Wells JM. Wnt/beta-catenin promotes gastric fundus specification in mice and humans. Nature. 2017; 541:182-187.

Dong L; Yu WM; Zheng H; Loh ML; Bunting ST; Pauly M; Huang G; Zhou M; Broxmeyer HE; Scadden DT. Leukaemogenic effects of Ptpn11 activating mutations in the stem cell microenvironment. Nature. 2016; 539:304-308.

Session AM; Uno Y; Kwon T; Hapman JAC; Toyoda A; Takahashi S; Fukui A; Hikosaka A; Suzuki A; Kondo M. Genome evolution in the allotetraploid frog Xenopus laevis. Nature. 2016; 538:336-343.

Olsson A; Venkatasubramanian M; Chaudhri VK; Aronow BJ; Salomonis N; Singh H; Grimes HL. Single-cell analysis of mixed-lineage states leading to a binary cell fate choice. Nature. 2016; 537:698-702.

Dabelea D; Stafford JM; Mayer-Davis EJ; D'Agostino R; Dolan L; Imperatore G; Linder B; Lawrence JM; Marcovina SM; Mottl AK. Association of Type 1 Diabetes vs Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosed During Childhood and Adolescence With Complications During Teenage Years and Young Adulthood. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2017; 317:825-835.

Urbina EM; de Ferranti SD. Lipid Screening in Children and Adolescents. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2016; 316:589-591.

Mahajan P; Kuppermann N; Mejias A; Suarez N; Chaussabel D; Casper TC; Smith B; Alpern ER; Anders J; Atabaki SM. Association of RNA Biosignatures With Bacterial Infections in Febrile Infants Aged 60 Days or Younger. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2016; 316:846-857.

Arendt D; Musser JM; Baker CVH; Bergman A; Cepko C; Erwin DH; Pavlicev M; Schlosser G; Widder S; Laubichler MD. The origin and evolution of cell types. Nature Reviews: Genetics. 2016; 17:744-757.

Babb PL; Lahens NF; Correa-Garhwal SM; Nicholson DN; Kim EJ; Hogenesch JB; Kuntner M; Higgins L; Hayashi CY; Agnarsson I. The Nephila clavipes genome highlights the diversity of spider silk genes and their complex expression. Nature Genetics. 2017; 49:895-903.

Redin C; Brand H; Collins RL; Kammin T; Mitchell E; Hodge JC; Hanscom C; Pillalamarri V; Seabra CM; Abbott MA. The genomic landscape of balanced cytogenetic abnormalities associated with human congenital anomalies. Nature Genetics. 2017; 49:36-45.

Lyons JJ; Yu X; Hughes JD; Le QT; Jamil A; Bai Y; Ho N; Zhao M; Liu Y; O'Connell MP. Elevated basal serum tryptase identifies a multisystem disorder associated with increased TPSAB1 copy number. Nature Genetics. 2016; 48:1564-1569.

Turpin W; Espin-Garcia O; Xu W; Silverberg MS; Kevans D; Smith MI; Guttman DS; Griffiths A; Panaccione R; Otley A. Association of host genome with intestinal microbial composition in a large healthy cohort.. Nature Genetics. 2016; 48:1413-1417.

Impact Factor

Journal Impact Factor
The New England Journal of Medicine 59.558
The Lancet 44.002
Nature Biotechnology 43.113
Nature 38.138
Journal of the American Medical Association 37.684
Nature Reviews: Genetics 35.898
Nature Genetics 31.616