LV Prasad Eye Institute researchers in world ranking of top 2 percent scientists
Hyderabad: L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) has six of its eminent scientists listed among the top researchers (lifetime achievers) in the world in a study done by Stanford University.
According to a press release here on Wednesday, the scientists who are part of the top researchers included;
o Dr. Gullapalli N Rao, Founder and Distinguished Chair of Eye Health
o Prof Dorairajan Balasubramanian, Director Emeritus, Prof Brien Holden Eye Research Centre
o Dr. Savitri Sharma, Director Emeritus, Laboratory Services
o Prof Jill Keeffe, Visiting Professor
o Dr Shivaji Sisinthy, Director Emeritus, Prof Brien Holden Eye Research Centre
o Dr. Prashant Garg, Executive Chair
Former members of the LVPEI faculty, Dr. Virender Sangwan, Dr Santosh Honavar, Dr Jay Chhablani, Dr Ravi Thomas and Dr Undurti N Das are also included in this list.
Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Prof Dorairajan Balasubramanian, Dr Savitri Sharma, Prof Jill Keeffe, and Dr Shivaji Sisinthy were listed as the top 2% world scientists last year also in a similar study that was published by Stanford University for the first time.
Additionally, Stanford University also conducted a study to generate the research impact of scientists in a single year (2020). Twelve LVPEI researchers (including the 6 lifetime achievers) figured among the top eye researchers of 2020. They are:
• Dr. Shivaji Sisinthy
• Prof Mohammad Javed Ali
• Dr. Savitri Sharma
• Dr. Gullapalli N Rao
• Dr. Prashant Garg
• Prof Jill Keeffe
• Dr. SwathiKaliki
• Prof Dorairajan Balasubramanian
• Dr. Taraprasad Das
• Dr. Rohit C Khanna
• Dr. Milind N Naik
• Dr Sayan Basu
"Research has been an integral part of L V Prasad Eye Institute since inception, and LVPEI has over 3600 publications to its credit. It is heartening to see that scientists from LVPEI are listed among the top eye researchers worldwide. I congratulate everyone on the global eye researchers list," said Dr. Gullapalli N Rao.