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Dr. Mindy Kurzer discusses her highly cited paper, "Dietary phytoestrogens," (Annu. Rev. Nutr. 17:353-81, 1997). This paper has been cited 274 times to date, and is ranked at #5 among Agricultural Sciences papers in the Essential Science Indicators database. Dr. Kurzer is a professor in the Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota.
This month, the journal Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics entered the ranks of the Essential Science Indicators database in the field of Biology & Biochemistry. The journal’s current record in this field includes 885 papers cited a total of 2,117 times to date. Editor-in-Chief of Proteins, Dr. Eaton Lattman, talks about the journal’s citation record. 
Dr. Joost OppenheimDr. Joost Oppenheim talks about his highly cited work in immunology. Dr. Oppenheim’s current record in this field includes 46 papers cited a total of 1,861 times to date. Dr. Oppenheim is the Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Immunoregulation and the Head of the Cellular Immunology Group at the National Cancer Institute.
in-cites talks with Dr. George King about the Joslin Diabetes Center's citation achievements in the field of Biology & Biochemistry. According to Essential Science Indicators, Joslin’s current record in this field includes 177 papers cited a total of 6,092 times to date. Dr. King is the Director of Research and Head of the Section on Vascular Cell Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center, as well as Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.


The 10 most-cited countries in Clinical Medicine, 1996-April 30, 2006, sorted by three separate measures: papers, citations, and cites per paper.


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The focus of ESI Special Topics this month is Migraine & Other Vascular Headaches, including a corresponding research front map, and an interview with Jean Schoenen.

Other interviews for previously featured topics are Mats Fahlman & William Salaneck; Organic Thin Film Transistors, David Lewis; Schizophrenia, and Jinde Cao; Artificial Neural Networks.

Kellar Autumn answers a few questions about his Fast Moving Front paper, (and accompanying Research Front Map), "Evidence for van der Waals adhesion in gecko setae," INT J NUMER METHOD ENG, PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA, 99 (19): 12252-12256 SEP 17 2002. The author has also sent along several images of his work.
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