Dr El-Deiry is among the top 40 most-cited researchers of the 1990s, having authored 13 papers that have been cited over 6,000 times. His paper, "WAF1, a potential mediator of p53 tumor suppression", which has been cited over 5,000 times, is among the top 10 most-cited papers of the 1990s.
^El-Deiry, W. S.; Tokino, T.; Velculescu, V. E.; Levy, D. B.; Parsons, R.; Trent, J. M.; Lin, D.; Mercer, W. E.; Kinzler, K. W.; Vogelstein, B. (1993). "WAF1, a potential mediator of p53 tumor suppression". Cell75 (4): 817–825. doi:10.1016/0092-8674(93)90500-P. PMID8242752.edit