100 Most Influential People in Healthcare – 2018
Founder and director, Scripps Translational Science Institute
Topol continues to be one of the nation's leading voices on the intersection of technology and medicine. He was elected to the National Academy of Medicine and is one of the top 10 most cited researchers in medicine. His principal scientific focus has been on the genomic and digital tools essential to individualize medicine. In 2016, Topol was awarded a $207 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a part of the federal Precision Medicine Initiative.