Stanford University (USA) has placed nine professionals related to SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital in various specialities in its World's Top 2% Scientists, its ranking of the most influential scientists in 2021. The list is populated with researchers in all fields from 150 countries, and the study is based on the Scopus database from the Elsevier company, which identifies the works most often cited between 1996 and 2021, and in relation to these, the most influential scientists in the world.
The list selects the over 100,000 currently active researchers, nine of whom are linked to the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital, and some to the IRSJD, the Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute.
- Jaume Mora (IRSJD) Pediatric Oncology.
- Guillermo Chantada (IRSJD) Pediatric Oncology (retinoblastoma).
- Eulàlia Baselga (SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital) Dermatology.
- Thaís Armangué (IDIBAPS [August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute]) Neuroimmunology.
- Josep Dalmau (IDIBAPS) Neuroimmunology.
- Josep Brugada (Hospital Clínic of Barcelona - SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital).
- Eduard Gratacós (IDIBAPS) Maternal-fetal medicine.
- Quique Bassat (ISGLOBAL [Barcelona Institute for Global Health]) Infectious diseases, pediatrics.
- Fátima Crispi (IDIBAPS) Maternal-fetal medicine.
The ranking is determined by the number of article quotes in recent years, and also collects the total number of articles published by the professional, the number of times each work of research has been quoted, and the amount of time the researcher has been active.
Stanford University is considered one of the top ten universities in the world, recognised for its entrepreneurial spirit, and many Nobel prizes and other prestigious awards that have emerged from its halls.