Congratulations to Cartherics CEO

Alan Trounson is ranked among the world’s most prominent scientists

By Leigh Dayton

1 April, 2022

The respected scientific platform has published the 2022 Edition of its Ranking of Top 1000 Scientists in the area of Biology and Biochemistry. Cartherics welcomes the findings.

In a notice to Trounson, chief data scientist Dr Imed Bouchrika wrote: “We are happy to inform you that you have ranked #931 in the world ranking and you are also listed #24 in Australia”.

The rankings are based on solid data. determines the rankings using H-index data gathered by Microsoft Academic. The index is, in turn, calculated on the number of papers, H, that have been cited at least H times. includes only “prominent scientists” with an H-index of at least 40 for scientific papers published in the field of Biology and Biochemistry.

Trounson falls within the category as his H-index is 93. It is based on papers he authored or co-authored throughout his career in IVF and stem cell research, not just recent publications.

For example, Trounson’s most cited publication, Embryonic stem cell lines from human blastocysts: somatic differentiation in vitro, was published in Nature in 2000. It received 2646 citations.

According to’s current rankings, Trounson has received 34,807 citations for 394 publications.

Bouchrika concluded: “We’d like to sincerely congratulate you for this achievement and we hope that the presence in the ranking is indeed an important accomplishment for you and your university or research institution.”