Being highly cited is a point of pride for researchers. To make the cut, a paper has to be ranked in the top 1 percent for its field for the last decade. Clarivate’s “Institute for Scientific Information” crunches all the numbers.
Ostrom was named in the "Neuroscience and Behavior" category. She is a cancer epidemiologist with specialized training in genetic epidemiology. Her research seeks to identify genetic factors that increase the risk of developing a brain tumor as well as those that affect prognosis after diagnosis.
In all, 30 Duke researchers were named to the list this year. See the entire list of Duke researchers here.