Dr. Peter Igaz is the director of the 2nd Department of Medicine, Semmelweis University. He has boarding exams in internal medicine, endocrinology and clinical genetics. Beside his medical degree (MD), Dr. Igaz has degrees in biology (MSc, molecular biology) and laws (JD). He was awarded the PhD in 1999 and the Doctor of Sciences (DSc) by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2013. His research focus includes the study of microRNAs, bioinformatics, adrenal tumors, hereditary endocrine neoplasia syndromes. Dr. Igaz has authored over 100 scientific papers.