Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
Igor Rudan is awarded PhD in Epidemiology from Zagreb University, Croatia in the 1998.He holds a Master Degree (MSc) in Anthropology from Zagreb University, Croatia in the 1997. Currently, he is working as a Director of Croatian Centre for Global Health. His international experience includes various programs, contributions and participation in different countries for diverse fields of study. He has published seven books/monographs and more than 130 papers, and has been awarded 15 national and international awards. His discovery that the SLC2A9 gene causes gout disease (2008) was declared the third most significant contribution of Croatian scientists to global scientific heritage by the leading Croatian weekly magazine, The Globe.
Epidemiology, Genetics, Human biology, Genetic epidemiology