Clarivate 2023 ranking: 2 ICAN researchers among the most cited in the world!

Clarivate’s “Highly Cited Researchers” ranking highlights the most influential researchers worldwide, with highly cited scientific publications over the last decade. It includes the top 1% of the world’s most cited researchers.

Our warmest congratulations go to Prof. Vlad Ratziu and Prof. Alain Combes, members of the ICAN IHU community, who feature in this 2023 ranking!

See the 2023 ranking
  • Prof. Vlad Ratziu (Gastroenterology and hepatology)

Prof. Ratziu’s research focuses on metabolic liver diseases, mainly metabolic steatosis (fatty liver).

He has taken part in therapeutic trials on metabolic steatohepatitis conducted with the ICAN IHU and AP-HP, and has published over 300 articles in numerous international journals.

Prof. Ratziu coordinated the Fatty Liver Inhibition of Progression (FLIP) consortium, which aimed to study both the mechanisms of liver disease progression in metabolic steatosis and therapeutic interventions, based on one of the largest patient cohorts in Europe.

He is co-editor of the Journal of Hepatology, the official journal of the European Association of Liver Studies (EASL).

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  • Prof. Alain Combes (Intensive care medicine)

Prof. Alain Combes’ research focuses on the care of critically ill cardiac patients, mechanical circulatory assistance and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, rescue therapies for severe respiratory failure, and infections in critically ill patients.

Professor Combes is a member of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the Board of Directors of the Association for Acute Cardiovascular Care (ESC-ACVC), the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), where he is former Chairman of EURO-ELSO, the International ECMO Network (ECMONet) and the French Resuscitation Society (SRLF).

Prof. Combes is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Intensive Care Medicine.