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Leading researchers

Asoc.prof.

Lilian Tzivian

Leading researcher

Certified epidemiologist and
specialist in public health
 

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Research interests:

Aging-related cognitive and work-related changes; Alzheimer's disease; the connection of the environment, air pollution and noise with the cognitive function; quality of life and stress; research design, displacement and classification problems.

 

Dr.med.

Ilva Daugule

Leading researcher

Doctor pediatrician
gastrointestinal endoscopy specialist
 

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Research interests:

Digestive diseases, Helicobacter pylori infection in children and adults, stomach pre-cancerous conditions.

 

Dr.med.

Jānis Eglītis

Leading researcher

Physician surgeon - oncologist, mammologist
 

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Leading researcher:

Breast gland diseases, malignant and benign tumors of the skin and soft tissues, malignant and benign tumors of the digestive tract and the abdominal cavity, diagnosis and treatment of acquired and congenital diseases.

 

Dr.med.

Valdis Folkmanis

Leading researcher

Doctor - a child neurologist
Montessori Pedagogy Specialist
 

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Research interests:

Social Pediatrics, Montessori Medical Pedagogy, Multisensor Therapy.

 

Dr.med.

Sergejs Isajevs  

Leading researcher

Doctor - Pathologist

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Research interests:

Histopathology of gastrointestinal pre-cancerous conditions and tumors, molecular pathology and pathogenesis studies.

 

Dr.med.

Indra Gulbe      

Leading researcher

Doctor, gastrointestinal endoscopy specialist

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Research interests:

Gastrointestinal endoscopy, determination of pre-cancerous stomach conditions and control of risk group patients, identification of H. pylori infection and reduction of risk of gastric cancer after its eradication.

 

Dr.med.

Ilze Kikuste

Leading researcher

Doctor - gastroenterologist,
gastrointestinal endoscopy specialist, internist
 

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Research interests:

Early diagnosis of gastric cancer, prevention options, stomach pre-cancerous conditions, detection and release of high-risk groups, H.pylori infection, diseases caused by it, colorectal cancer screening, celiac disease, endoscopic diagnostic and therapies latest methods in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal endoscopy.

 

 

Dr.sc.ing.

Arnis Kiršners

Leading researcher

Information systems architect and
developer, data analyst
 

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Research interests:

Analysis of time series and their characteristic parameters data with data acquisition methods and algorithms. Designing of forecasting (screening) models.

 

Dr.med

Inta Liepniece - Karele

Leading researcher

Physician - pathologist
 

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Research interests:

Gastrointestinal, mammary gland and gynecological pathology.

 

 

Dr.sc.soc.

Signe Mežinska

Leading researcher

Bioethics Specialist
 

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Research interests:

Ethical and social aspects of Biobanks; doctor-patient relationship patterns; ethics of human reproduction; conflicts of interests in medicine.

 

 

Dr.sc.ing.

Sergejs Paršutins

Leading researcher

Information system architect and developer,
Data analyst
 

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Research interests:

Modeling and design of information systems, data analysis using machine learning methods, artificial neural networks, data mining.

 

 

Dr.sc.ing.

Inese Poļaka

Leading researcher

Biostatistic, data analyst
 

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Research interests:


Easy to interpret machine learning models, application of machine learning in medicine, bioinformatics, induction of diagnostic and prognostic models from data.

 

 

Docents

Kārlis Purmalis

Leading researcher

Economist

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Research interests:

Cost-effectiveness calculations, the impact of health-care preventive measures on the economy.

 

Dr.med.

Daiga Šantare   

Leading researcher

Dietary doctor

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Research interests:

Risks of oncological diseases, healthy diet, the role of nutrition in disease prevention.

 

Dr.med.

Jolanta Vamze - Liepiņa 

Leading researcher

Forensic Medicine Expert

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Research interests:

Post traumatic tissue regeneration, head injury, including morphology of axonal lesions and their survival reactions; etiopathogenesis of acute cardiac deaths, epidemiology.
 

 

Dr.med.

Armands Sīviņš

Leading researcher

Physician surgeon - oncologist

E-mail: 


Research interests:

Hepatology, Oncology and Surgery

 

Researchers

Dr.

Evita Gašenko

Researcher

Physician oncologist - chemotherapist

E-mail: 

Research interests:

Gastrointestinal tumors, rare tumors, volatile expiratory markers.

 

Dr.sc.ing.

Henrihs Gorskis

Researcher

Information system developer, data analyst
 

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Research interests:

Information system design, data analysis using machine learning methods, artificial neural networks, data mining (data mining), ontologies.

 

 

Ilona Kojalo

Researcher

Data statistician

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Dr.

Ģirts Šķenders

Researcher

Laboratory doctor
 

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Research interests:
Tuberculosis laboratory and new drug clinical trials.

 

 

Dace Rudzīte

Researcher

Laboratory doctor

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Dr.

Oļegs Šuba 

Researcher

Doctor anesthesiologist - reanimatologist


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Research interests:

Septicemia, intensive care and anesthetics, clinical toxicology.

 

Dr.

Viktors Veliks

Reserarcher

Human and Animal Physiologist

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Research interests:

New diagnostic methods for gastroenterology, hepatology and oncology, functional diagnostics. Biostatistics.

 

Dr.med.

Aigars Vanags

Researcher

Doctor anesthesiologist - reanimatologist

Endoscopist, gastroenterologist

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Research interests:


Early detection of gastric and colon cancer and pre-cancerous conditions. Atrophic gastritis. Evaluation of endoscopy quality, including anesthesia.

 

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