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Posted by on Mar 29, 2020 in NEWS

COVID-19 Disease: Myth and Reality

COVID-19 Disease: Myth and Reality

COVID-19 Disease: Myth and Reality – Dragan Primorac At the time of writing this document (3/28/2020), according to data of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, there are 679,977 confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. So far, the total number of deaths is 31,734, while 145,625 people have fully recovered and are considered healthy. In Croatia, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 657, 5 died while 45 patients have fully recovered and were discharged from the health care institutions where they were treated and are now in-home isolation (1). Having read the...

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Posted by on Jul 13, 2019 in NEWS

DRAGAN PRIMORAC – EXCELLENCE IN ALL SEGMENTS

DRAGAN PRIMORAC – EXCELLENCE IN ALL SEGMENTS

A physician, a scientist, a visionary leader, a sports enthusiast, an athlete… Being the organiser of one of the leading world conferences in the field of personalised medicine, forensic and anthropologic genetics, Professor Dragan Primorac, M.D., Ph.D., has been bringing to Croatia distinguished scientists, including Nobel Prize laureates, for many years. This summer, the world’s scientific elite gathered in Split. DRAGAN PRIMORAC EXCELLENCE IN ALL SEGMENTS A physician − a paediatric medical doctor, a forensic expert, a geneticist. A scientist − the first Global Ambassador of...

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Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in NEWS

Plenkovic welcomed an American Nobel Prize winner of Croatian origin who is responsible for one of the most important discoveries in medicine history: This was Modrich’s first visit to the homeland of his ancestors

Plenkovic welcomed an American Nobel Prize winner of Croatian origin who is responsible for one of the most important discoveries in medicine history: This was Modrich’s first visit to the homeland of his ancestors

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Andrej Plenković welcomed today in Banski dvori Paul Modrich, PhD, a Nobel Laureate for Chemistry in 2015. In the delegation were: Dragan Primorac, PhD, President of the International Relations Committee of the American Academy for Forensic Sciences and President of the International Society of Applied Biological Sciences (ISABS), Minister of Health Milan Kujundzic, PhD and Special Advisor to Social Issues, Academician Zvonko Kusić. Paul Modrich, PhD, was awarded with the Nobel Prize in 2015 for one of the most important discoveries in the...

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Posted by on Feb 23, 2019 in NEWS

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FORENSIC SCIENCES PRESENTS AWARD TO PROF. DRAGAN PRIMORAC

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FORENSIC SCIENCES PRESENTS AWARD TO PROF. DRAGAN PRIMORAC

Baltimore, 21 February 2019 – Based on a decision of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, one of the Academy’s most prestigious awards, the “Mary E. Cowan Outstanding Service Award,” was presented to Prof. Dragan Primorac, MD, PhD. In their explanation, the Academy’s Awards Committee stated that this year’s award was bestowed upon Prof. Primorac, MD, PhD, for his excellence, international renown and  contribution to the development of forensic sciences. Prof. Dragan Primorac, MD, PhD, is a physician, forensic scientist and geneticist who...

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Posted by on Feb 6, 2019 in NEWS

Dragan Primorac talks about his career and the future of medicine at HRT (Croatian National Television)!

Dragan Primorac talks about his career and the future of medicine at HRT (Croatian National Television)!

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Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in NEWS

Prof. Dragan Primorac with a dear friend Luka Modrić, who won Golden Ball during 2018 World Cup

Prof. Dragan Primorac with a dear friend Luka Modrić, who won Golden Ball during 2018 World Cup

Before the beginning of 2018 World Cup, Prof. Primorac made a statement “I strongly believe that Luka Modrić who is one of soccer’s rarities would be a worthy winner of the World Footballer of the Year award that Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have had a decade-long stranglehold upon. Congratulation, dear Luka!

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Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in NEWS

DRAGAN PRIMORAC HAS BEEN AWARDED WITH THE HIGH STATE DECORATION OF THE ORDER OF ANTE STARCEVIC

DRAGAN PRIMORAC HAS BEEN AWARDED WITH THE HIGH STATE DECORATION OF THE ORDER OF ANTE STARCEVIC

Zagreb, June 18, 2018. On the occasion of the Statehood Day, pursuant to Article 98, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph 5 of the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia and the provisions of Article 2, 3 and 16 of the Law on Awards and Recognitions of the Republic of Croatia, and upon the proposal of the State Commission for Awards and Recognitions of the Republic of Croatia, the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović has presented Prof. Dragan Primorac, M.D., Ph.D. with the high State decoration of the  Order of Ante Starčević for his extraordinary achievements in...

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Posted by on Feb 24, 2018 in NEWS

Dragan Primorac has been re-appointed Chair of International Affairs Committee of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Dragan Primorac has been re-appointed Chair of International Affairs Committee of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Susan Ballou, the President of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) announced that Professor Dragan Primorac, former Minister of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia has been re-appointed Chair of International Affairs Committee of the American Academy of Forensic Science. The announcement has been made during The AAFS 70th Annual Scientific Meeting in Seattle, Washington, February 22, 2018 with a more than 4,000 conference attendees.  The American Academy of Forensic Sciences is a leading forensic institution in the World that provides leadership to advance...

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