Clarivate Analytics assembled the roster of more than 3,300 highly cited researchers. The researchers included have published a high number of papers that rank in the top 1 percent most cited in 21 fields of science from 2005 to 2015.
Huang, the Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor in the Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics, is included in the field of pharmacology and toxicology. Huang is a co-principal investigator of Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, one of the six centers funded by National Cancer Institute.
Roth is a highly cited researcher in both the fields of pharmacology and toxicology and in biology and biochemistry.
Only 147 researchers on the list are credited for highly cited papers in more than one field. Roth is a professor in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Protein Therapeutics and Translational Proteomics in the UNC School of Medicine.
A dozen researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were included in the list.
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