Each year, Web of Science™ presents a list of international scientists whose work has made it into the top 1% of most cited publications of the past 10 years. The scientific work of Wytske Fokkens, Robert Landewé, Tom van der Poll, Hergen Spits, Caroline Terwee, Ronald van Vollenhoven and Pieter Wesseling is on the ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ list of 2021. Amsterdam institute for Infection and Immunity congratulates the scientists on the exceptional impact of their research findings.