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Areas of work, main tasks and objectives

  • To organise high-quality and modern undergraduate and continuing education in dermatology and venereology;
  • supervise students’ and residents’ research papers;
  • implement doctoral studies;
  • foster the research and qualification upgrading of the department’s academic staff;
  • cooperate with other structural units at RSU and professional associations.

Research directions

  • Immunodermatology and autoimmune skin diseases;
  • Rare dermatoses, genodermatoses;
  • The role of dermatoscopy in assessing skin cancer treatment results;
  • Sexually transmitted diseases.

Research topics

  • Moderate / severe atopic dermatitis;
  • Dermatoscopic and morphological correlations of atypical actinic keratosis;
  • Dermatoscopic characteristics of inflammatory non-scarring psoriasis and lichen planus balanitis, relation to their histological features and impact on quality of life.

Study or research cooperation partners

  • RSU Dermatology and Venereology Academic Society
  • RSU Young Physicians Academy
  • Association of Latvian Venerologists
  • Society of Latvian Dermatovenereologists
  • Latvian Association of Trichologists
  • MADARA Cosmetics
  • The Outpatient Consultation Unit of the Oncology Centre at Riga East Clinical University Hospital

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