Igor Locatelli was born in 1979 in Nova Gorica. In 2002 he graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, where he has been employed since 2003. Postgraduate study Biomedicine at University of Ljubljana concluded in 2008, when he successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled; Clinical pharmacokinetics of warfarin, risperidone, and haloperidol: Implications for dosing regimen design, which was done under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Iztok Grabnar, PhD. Between 2002 and 2010 he worked as researcher within the Chair of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, where he was involved in construction and evaluation of pharmacokinetic and statistical models for analysing the data from preclinical studies and clinical trials. During this time he developed new analytical methods for determination of drug and metabolites plasma concentrations, he has dealt with designing the in vitro experiments for evaluation of biopharmaceutical properties of drug delivery systems, and with optimization of drug dosing regimens based on pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling. In 2010, he joined the Chair of Social Pharmacy, since then his research work moved to the field of pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics.