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Low Dose Program Principal Investigator Appointed an ISI Highly Cited Researcher
Published: April 24, 2006
Posted: May 04, 2006

Dr. Albert J. Fornace, Jr., MD, has recently been appointed to the Thomson ISI rating of "Highly Cited," a select group comprising less than one half of one percent of all publishing researchers. There were 14,125 citations of his work in other publications from 1983 to 2003 as determined by ISI Thomson Scientific, publishers of numerous science information databases that include Current Contents and Science Citation Index. Dr. Fornace, a professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases at Harvard University School of Public Health, develops functional genomics and metabolomics approaches to monitor for stress responses at the genome-wide level. His results to date indicate that signatures of gene expression will have utility in biodosimetry of radiation exposures and in the emerging field of toxicogenomics. (http://www.highlycited.com/)

Contact: Noelle F. Metting, SC-23.1, (301) 903-8309
Topic Areas:

  • Research Area: Genomic Analysis and Systems Biology
  • Cross-Cutting: Lectures, Awards, and Recognition
  • Legacy: Low Dose Radiation, Radiobiology

Division: SC-23.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER
      (formerly SC-23.1 Life Sciences Division, OBER)

 

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