Dr. Peter Igaz

department director, full professor of medicine, MD MSc PhD DSc

Semmelweis University, 2nd Department of Internal Medicine


Dr. Peter Igaz is the director and full professor 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 140 scientific papers and edited two books (Igaz P (Ed.): Circulating microRNAs in disease diagnostics and their potential biological relevance, Springer, 2015 and Igaz P-Patócs A (Eds): Genetics of Endocrine Diseases and Syndromes, Springer, 2019).