Scientists Researching AIDS

Editor's Note: Early in the AIDS epidemic, a small group of investigators and research centers focused on studying the syndrome. Now, more than 15 years later, the field has grown to encompass hundreds of scientists worldwide and several journals specifically dedicated to the field of HIV research. This reprint from the May/June 1996 issue of the newsletter Science Watch ranks institutions and scientists studying AIDS by the total number of citations of their papers published between 1993 and 1995, as well as by the citation impact (citations per paper) of these articles. The analysis is an update of the newsletter's 1993 AIDS survey (4[5]:1, 1993). Both are based on information from the Science Indicators Database...

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