Laboratory of Biochemistry

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Laboratory of Biochemistry (LB) is certified laboratory which participates in the national inter-laboratory quality comparison system and international external quality assessment programme provided by Labquality Oy (Finland). RSU Laboratory of Biochemistry operates in the field of scientific and medical researches, as well as in development of new methods and technologies, including in nutrition studies.

Scientific Priorities

  • Ageing: biological ageing factors and quality of life in Latvian population

  • Endogenous and exogenous risk factors in Latvia, comprehensive analysis of public health determinants

  • Cancer: research on clinical and molecular characteristics and their advancement for prevention, early diagnosis and improvement of treatment strategies

Field and Sub-fields

Basic Sciences of Medicine | Experimental biochemistry; Medical biochemistry


Address for visitors: 5 Rātsupītes Street, Rīga, LV-1067
Address for correspondence: 16 Dzirciema Street, Rīga, LV-1007
Phone: +371 26510896
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Leading researcher: Prof. Andrejs Šķesters

Researcher: Alise Silova

Acting researchers: Līga Lārmane, Normunds Boks