Top 10 institutions in Life Sciences

The table shows the top 10 rising institutions in the life sciences, ranked by change in adjusted fractional count (Adjusted FC*) from 2015 to 2017. Also listed are an institution's FC and total number of articles (AC) in 2017, and percentage change in Adjusted FC from 2015 to 2017.

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RankInstitutionCountry / RegionFC 2017AC 2017Change in
Adjusted FC
2015–2017
Change in Adjusted
FC 2015–2017 (%)
1Peking University (PKU)China88.1122534.6564.8%
2The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern Medical Center)United States of America (USA)139.6226726.0923.0%
3Max Planck SocietyGermany272.3185925.7510.4%
4University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)China37.3122721.52136.2%
5Zhejiang University (ZJU)China45.4614521.3188.3%
6Northwestern University (NU)United States of America (USA)102.1425121.1026.0%
7Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)United States of America (USA)102.0525820.8425.7%
8Columbia University in the City of New York (CU)United States of America (USA)168.3641220.1413.6%
9Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU)Germany70.5826417.5633.1%
10Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)China43.1415517.3367.1%

* FC figures are adjusted to 2017 levels.