Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute: Rankings

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ranked 701st in the United States, 2621st in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 65 research topics. Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 9,430 academic publications and 725,282 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#2621 of 14,131 In the World
#763 of 2,597 In North America
#701 of 2,496 In the United States
#61 of 249 In California
#5 of 20 In San Diego
#139 of 2,323 For Molecular Biology
#179 of 2,956 For Oncology and Cancer research
#184 of 3,014 For Bioinformatics and Computational biology
#3283 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 62 other topics

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Acceptance rate and other statistics

Biology rankings

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ranked 133rd for Biology in the United States and 447th in the World with 9,190 publications made and 719,409 citations received. Main research topics: Genetics, Biochemistry, Immunology, Oncology and Cancer research, Molecular Biology.

Biology ranking Location
#133 of 1,528 In the United States
#150 of 1,613 In North America
#447 of 6,663 In the World

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 34 1882
1991 42 2213
1992 45 2357
1993 49 2613
1994 61 2890
1995 72 3006
1996 154 3632
1997 153 5182
1998 147 7584
1999 171 9876
2000 196 11392
2001 195 12455
2002 259 13912
2003 218 14618
2004 257 15098
2005 257 15511
2006 360 17312
2007 316 18406
2008 329 19873
2009 345 20949
2010 384 22934
2011 455 25100
2012 466 29299
2013 471 31835
2014 494 32457
2015 452 33537
2016 410 34037
2017 414 36609
2018 323 35465
2019 340 38937
2020 401 45880
2021 351 56386
2022 287 51610

The following table provides academic rankings for Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Molecular Biology 71 78 139
Oncology and Cancer research 75 83 179
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 84 93 184
Genetics 94 106 231
Biochemistry 97 109 254
Biophysics 117 130 289
Evolutionary Biology 110 127 301
Immunology 108 123 330
Biotechnology 116 132 363
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 128 150 416
Neuroscience 174 198 538
Pharmacology 148 166 571
Virology 173 195 630
Microbiology 211 235 1088
Botany 215 247 1139
Paleontology 255 291 1161
Nanotechnology 211 241 1284
Zoology 382 428 1645
Nutrition and Food Science 301 343 2229

Chemistry rankings

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ranked 123rd for Chemistry in the United States and 439th in the World with 8,670 publications made and 699,510 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering.

Chemistry ranking Location
#123 of 1,357 In the United States
#139 of 1,436 In North America
#439 of 6,327 In the World

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 34 1811
1991 42 2147
1992 44 2276
1993 46 2516
1994 61 2784
1995 69 2868
1996 150 3466
1997 151 4960
1998 142 7308
1999 167 9557
2000 191 10957
2001 181 11941
2002 246 13318
2003 208 13907
2004 247 14337
2005 248 14624
2006 335 16316
2007 299 17335
2008 314 18575
2009 326 19647
2010 363 21473
2011 436 23378
2012 444 27403
2013 446 29631
2014 460 30388
2015 429 31234
2016 377 31746
2017 379 34228
2018 285 33071
2019 311 36144
2020 374 41955
2021 329 51844
2022 267 47783

The following table provides academic rankings for Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Biochemistry 97 109 254
Organic Chemistry 148 167 630
Materials Science 214 248 1237
Nanotechnology 211 241 1284
Computational Chemistry 265 297 1413
Inorganic Chemistry 263 301 1667
Chemical Engineering 247 285 1766
Physical chemistry 306 351 2138
Nutrition and Food Science 301 343 2229

Medicine rankings

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ranked 165th for Medicine in the United States and 564th in the World with 6,407 publications made and 461,478 citations received. Main research topics: Immunology, Pathology, Oncology and Cancer research, Anatomy and Physiology, Psychiatry.

Medicine ranking Location
#165 of 1,495 In the United States
#186 of 1,578 In North America
#564 of 6,552 In the World

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 23 1335
1991 27 1542
1992 22 1656
1993 28 1810
1994 38 2067
1995 38 2221
1996 97 2586
1997 89 3612
1998 92 5248
1999 110 7024
2000 123 8150
2001 128 8955
2002 148 10032
2003 146 10833
2004 176 11089
2005 177 11658
2006 238 12716
2007 193 13440
2008 220 14411
2009 230 15024
2010 257 16511
2011 315 18070
2012 312 21162
2013 326 23179
2014 362 23899
2015 328 25196
2016 303 25490
2017 324 27882
2018 256 26789
2019 265 29759
2020 324 35498
2021 275 44942
2022 223 41721

The following table provides academic rankings for Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Oncology and Cancer research 75 83 179
Immunology 108 123 330
Radiation Therapy 119 132 425
Anatomy and Physiology 151 170 507
Pathology 158 178 570
Pharmacology 148 166 571
Virology 173 195 630
Ophthalmology 167 186 635
Gerontology 251 283 671
Cardiology 177 197 701
Surgery 203 223 855
Urology 198 219 888
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 186 203 940
Family medicine 277 303 955
Nursing 321 356 977
Psychiatry 283 316 1023
Pediatrics 238 262 1097
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 306 339 1404
Health Science 529 570 1616
Anesthesiology 369 405 1671
Public Health 431 479 1833
Physical Therapy 532 584 2198

Computer Science rankings

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ranked 250th for Computer Science in the United States and 1030th in the World with 2,975 publications made and 212,387 citations received. Main research topics: Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telecommunications, Machine Learning.

Computer Science ranking Location
#250 of 1,496 In the United States
#284 of 1,581 In North America
#1030 of 6,597 In the World

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 7 357
1991 4 391
1992 9 349
1993 5 455
1994 12 480
1995 14 592
1996 33 661
1997 35 1012
1998 22 1553
1999 47 1955
2000 54 2524
2001 63 2676
2002 82 3465
2003 54 3659
2004 73 3917
2005 81 4204
2006 137 4949
2007 129 5594
2008 100 6116
2009 128 6511
2010 120 7364
2011 150 8276
2012 158 9893
2013 142 10481
2014 164 10938
2015 147 11417
2016 130 11877
2017 147 12688
2018 133 12954
2019 136 14533
2020 151 17812
2021 136 22550
2022 111 20377

The following table provides academic rankings for Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 84 93 184
Neuroscience 174 198 538
Data Science 314 351 1282
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 314 355 1693
Computer Networking 335 380 1899
Machine Learning 334 379 1929
Telecommunications 371 419 2338
Cognitive Science 519 572 2357
Computer Vision 403 451 2376

Engineering rankings

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ranked 264th for Engineering in the United States and 1441st in the World with 2,248 publications made and 186,048 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biotechnology, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Metallurgical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#264 of 1,447 In the United States
#301 of 1,531 In North America
#1441 of 6,555 In the World

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 3 586
1991 7 653
1992 6 653
1993 7 613
1994 12 749
1995 16 722
1996 31 850
1997 22 1103
1998 31 1553
1999 36 1976
2000 55 2373
2001 34 2538
2002 66 3108
2003 63 3281
2004 54 3320
2005 58 3474
2006 88 4085
2007 85 4370
2008 88 4734
2009 96 5194
2010 111 5865
2011 115 6409
2012 131 7632
2013 121 8047
2014 135 8514
2015 142 8686
2016 93 8834
2017 108 9971
2018 83 9569
2019 75 9917
2020 81 11287
2021 73 13394
2022 54 12482

The following table provides academic rankings for Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Biotechnology 116 132 363
Geotechnical Engineering 192 231 1010
Materials Science 214 248 1237
Nanotechnology 211 241 1284
Electronic Engineering 261 300 1711
Chemical Engineering 247 285 1766
Optical Engineering 307 346 1782
Computer Networking 335 380 1899
Metallurgical Engineering 292 333 1940
Mechanical Engineering 362 406 2123
Telecommunications 371 419 2338
Aerospace Engineering 425 476 2427
Electrical Engineering 393 444 2624
Acoustical Engineering 493 547 2684

Physics rankings

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ranked 275th for Physics in the United States and 1478th in the World with 1,990 publications made and 151,743 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Biophysics, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

Physics ranking Location
#275 of 1,426 In the United States
#315 of 1,508 In North America
#1478 of 6,484 In the World

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 3 559
1991 10 686
1992 5 680
1993 8 611
1994 12 743
1995 17 704
1996 34 857
1997 24 1167
1998 30 1626
1999 33 2074
2000 57 2349
2001 47 2568
2002 66 3153
2003 57 3180
2004 54 3428
2005 52 3439
2006 87 4073
2007 86 4332
2008 79 4574
2009 74 5131
2010 97 5546
2011 116 6266
2012 113 7226
2013 103 7476
2014 90 7819
2015 124 7888
2016 88 7899
2017 90 8891
2018 53 8658
2019 61 8967
2020 61 10258
2021 56 12101
2022 39 10999

The following table provides academic rankings for Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Biophysics 117 130 289
Materials Science 214 248 1237
Nanotechnology 211 241 1284
Quantum and Particle physics 263 303 1456
Optical Engineering 307 346 1782
Acoustical Engineering 493 547 2684
Astrophysics and Astronomy 590 645 2833

Psychology rankings

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute ranked 306th for Psychology in the United States and 1058th in the World with 1,693 publications made and 116,054 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Cognitive Science.

Psychology ranking Location
#306 of 1,455 In the United States
#339 of 1,538 In North America
#1058 of 6,353 In the World

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 4 347
1991 4 415
1992 4 372
1993 3 489
1994 9 530
1995 4 515
1996 20 528
1997 21 822
1998 17 1199
1999 24 1597
2000 35 2030
2001 37 2138
2002 45 2793
2003 27 2946
2004 52 3021
2005 46 3320
2006 78 3876
2007 70 4181
2008 63 4446
2009 70 4392
2010 78 4981
2011 82 5522
2012 84 6469
2013 80 6932
2014 85 7313
2015 82 7526
2016 80 7744
2017 86 8392
2018 80 8230
2019 73 8764
2020 85 11010
2021 73 14000
2022 64 12838

The following table provides academic rankings for Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield United States ranking North America ranking World rank
Neuroscience 174 198 538
Psychiatry 283 316 1023
Cognitive Science 519 572 2357

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Speciality United States North America World Rank
Earth science and Geophysics 228 271 1151
Geology 268 308 1300
Environmental Science 304 349 1552
Linguistics 387 431 1739
Ecology 316 366 1749
Demography 424 472 1808
Statistics 356 401 1858
Oceanography 391 444 2127
Philosophy 464 516 2161
Mathematics 450 498 2238
History 605 662 2491
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 593 651 2549
Archaeology 565 623 2635
Law 745 810 2889
Geography and Cartography 585 643 3063
Sociology 826 892 3106
Management 643 703 3107
Political Science 764 831 3122
Economics 748 815 3255
Art & Design 831 899 3404
Business 739 802 3437