Vilmundur Guðnason

Vilmundur Guðnason



Professor of Cardiovascular Genetics, Faculty of medicine at University of Iceland and Director Icelandic Heart Association

Email: vgg(at)
Phone: 00 354 535 1800

Holtasmári 1, 201 Kópavogur, Iceland

Research profile - Publication

Vilmundur Guðnason


Vilmundur Gudnason mainly focuses on Genome-wide association study, Genetics, Internal medicine, Genetic association and Endocrinology. His Genome-wide association study study is related to the wider topic of Single-nucleotide polymorphism. His study in Body mass index extends to Genetics with its themes.

His studies deal with areas such as Surgery and Cardiology as well as Internal medicine. His Cardiology research integrates issues from Blood pressure and Renal function. His Genetic association study incorporates themes from Human height and Atrial fibrillation.

His most cited work include:

  • Biological, clinical and population relevance of 95 loci for blood lipids (2804 citations)
  • Meta-analysis of 74,046 individuals identifies 11 new susceptibility loci for Alzheimer's disease (2614 citations)
  • C-Reactive Protein and Other Circulating Markers of Inflammation in the Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease (2560 citations)

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