Safe Named as Highly Cited Researcher by Institute for Scientific Information
Stephen H. Safe, D. Phil., Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Environmental and Genetic Medicine at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center’s Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT), has been recognized by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as one of the most highly cited, influential researchers during the past two decades.
ISI, publisher of Current Contents and the Science Citation Index, has compiled a list of 1,200 of the most highly cited authors in a range of scientific categories, and Dr. Safe was recognized as a highly cited author in two of these, pharmacology and ecology/environment.
A doctoral graduate of Oxford University in England, he holds the Sid Kyle Chair at Texas A&M University, where he has carried out award winning research at the College of Veterinary Medicine over the past 20 years. He joined the Institute of Biosciences and Technology in 2002 and focuses his research there on the molecular biology of cancer cell growth and development of new mechanism-based anticancer drugs.
IBT is a component of the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center. The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center provides the state with health education, outreach and research. Its five components, located in communities throughout Texas, are Baylor College of Dentistry, the College of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the Institute of Biosciences and Technology and the School of Rural Public Health.