Following is a list of a dozen life scientists whose papers published during the period 1981-94 were the most cited during that period, according to the Philadelphia-based Institute for Scientific Information. Previous Nobelists have been excluded. (For a list of the most-cited scientists for the period 1981-90, see E. Garfield, A.W. Dorof, Theoretical Medicine, 13:117-35,1992.) Will any of them be honored with the Nobel this year?

 1981-94 NAME ARTICLES CITATIONS Robert G. Gallo 808 52,489 Bert Vogelstein 202 35,567 Charles A. Dinarello 626 33,943 Yasutomi Nishizuka 191 33,201 Anthony S. Fauci 683 32,600 Axel Ullrich 304 30,320 Pierre Chambon 400 30,293 Steven A. Rosenberg 535 30,129 Stuart F. Schlossman 393 29,991 Solomon H. Snyder 437 28,463 Peter H. Seeburg 194 28,022 Timothy A. Springer 245 27,711 

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(The Scientist, Vol:9, #19, pg.10 , October 2, 1995)
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