December 29th, 2017.


  • The University of Latvia is presented by IKPM at Horizon 2020 Health Partnering Event

December 7th, 2017. Horizon 2020 Health Partnering Event is taking place in Brussels. Institute of Clinical and Preventive medicine is representing University of Latvia in this event. Bilateral meetings with representatives from several leading European Universities and Research Organizations is scheduled.

More information on this event here.

In the picture: : Philippe CUPERS (Acting Head of Unit, Strategy, Health Directorate, DG RTD,. European Commission) introducing the H2020 2018-2020 program.


  • Professor M.Leja plans the scientific program of European Gastroenterology Week

December 4th, 2017. November 30 – December 1, 2017 the director of the Institute of Clinical and Preventive Medicine of the University of Latvia M.Leja was participating in the work of the Scientific Committee of UEG (United European gastroenterology) for planning the scientific program of European Gastroenterology Week, 2018.

In the picture: Participants of the Scientific Committee of UEG


  • Student of the world-famous American pathologist visits Latvia

October 31st, 2017. On October 24-25th  Prof. Maria Blanca Piazuelo, professor of the University of Vanderbilt, visited Latvia.
On October 24th M.B. Piazuelo met with the leading researchers of the Institute of Clinical and Preventive Medicine of the University of Latvia -  Sergey Isaev, Arnis Kirchner and Sergey Parchutin. During the meeting M.B. Piazuelo was introduced to the GISTAR Information System and Histology Slide Storage System. There were discussed several topics – entering of the histological findings of the stomach biopsy in the GISTAR system, and the adaptation of histology slide resolution for system and research purposes. The definition of pre-cancerous stomach conditions, the methods used and their interpretation were discussed by scientists. During the meeting, samples of the biopsy of the most complicated patients in the GISTAR study were also analyzed.
On October 25th M.B. Piazuelo met with the scientific director of the GISTAR study, Professor of the University of Latvia, Marcis Leja. During the meeting GISTAR research activities and the progress on publications were discussed.
For information - Maria Blanca Piazuelo is one of the world's leading specialists in detecting pre-cancerous stomach conditions. This is the second time Prof. Piazuelo, within the framework of the collaborative study, arrives in Riga. It should be noted that prof. Piazuelo is a student and work successor of Pelayo Correa, the world-famous American pathologist.

In the pictures: Prof. Maria Blanca Piazuelo  /  Prof. Maria Blanca Piazuelo and Dr. med Sergey Isajev


 

 

 

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