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Work experience

2018 - Present

Assistant Professor

RSU, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Human Physiology and Biochemistry

2015 - 2018

Acting Lecturer

RSU, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Human Physiology and Biochemistry

2014 - 2015

Technical assistant

RSU, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Human Physiology and Biochemistry

2013 - 2015

University research assistant

Institute of Electronics and Computer science, Riga (Latvia)

2010 - 2014

Researcher

University of Latvia, Experimental and Clinical Medicine institute, Riga (Latvia)

2009 - 2013

Research project manager

JSC Grindeks, Riga (Latvia)

2010 - 2010

Laboratory Specialist

P. Stradins Clinical University Hospital - Cell Transplantation Centre., Riga (Latvia)

2008 - 2009

Head of Stem Cell Research Group

Medical Consulting Service Ltd., Riga (Latvia)

2007 - 2008

Medical laboratory assistant

Medical Consulting Service Ltd., Riga (Latvia)

2006 - 2007

Clinical Research Associate

”ICON”

Education and training

2010 - 2018

University of Latvia, Biology faculty, Riga (Latvia) (ISCED-97-6).

University of Latvia, Biology faculty, Riga (Latvia)

2006 - 2008

Master’s degree of biology

University of Latvia, Biology faculty, Riga (Latvia)

2003 - 2006

Bachelor's degree of biology

The University of Latvia, Riga (Latvia)

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

2019-2020 - RSU Jauno docētāju skola

2016. Duke University; Medical Neuroscience. Corsera certificate

2015-2016 - Alius Lingua English course. Certificate Nr. 1301-2016

2015 - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Scholl of Public health; Statistical Reasoning for public health1: Estimation, Interference, and Interpretation. Corsera certificate

2014 - Open Medical Institute and RSU organized course "Medical Education"

2013 - SPSS statistical course, Certificate

2011- Clinical research with medical devices, Certificate

2011 - „Introduction to Effective Medical Writing", Certificate

2010 - Biomedical researches and biotechnology school

2010 - Leonardo Da Vinci Lifelong Learning Programme. Receiving organisation - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Project "Pharmacological modulation of extinction training to facilitate fear extinction in passive avoidance learning in C57BL/6N mice". Certificate and Europass Mobility Nr. LV/00/2010/0260/004/NL/10

Field of research

  • Cardiovascular disease risk factors and their detection and possible prevention;
  • Metabolic syndrome, prediabetes, diabetes;
  • Obesity and overweight
  • Renal physiology
  • Ectopic adipose tissue accumulation

Head of study course

Normal physiology Pharmacy faculty

Physiology for medical engineers (RTU)

 

Lectured study course

Normal physiology Pharmacy faculty

Physiology for medical engineers (RTU)

Physiology for medical students

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised: Master's theses: 2

Reviewed: Master's theses: 2

 

Projects

Interplay of Environmental and Genetic Factors in the Immunologic Mechanisms of Thyroid Autoimmune Diseases. lzp-2018/2-0059

 

Framework of the Latvian National Program in Medicine, „Early development of atherosclerosis, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes; detection of cytological, immunologic and radiologic parameters" (supervisors Tretjakovs P and Lejnieks A, 2010 – 2014, biologist Krievina G.)

 

"Innovative technologies for acquisition and processing of biomedical images". The project is supported by the European Social Fund within the ESF grant No. "2013/0009/1DP/1.1.1.2.0/13/APIA/VIAA/014" (Scientific manager of the project is Dr.habil.math. Aivars Lorencs; 2013-2015, Research assistant Krievina G.)

 

Leonardo Da Vinci Lifelong Learning Programme. Receiving organization - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Project "Pharmacological modulation of extinction training to facilitate fear extinction in passive avoidance learning in C57BL/6N mice". Certificate and Europass Mobility Nr. LV/00/2010/0260/004/NL/10

 

 

 

Publications

Tēzes 2015 - 2018

Markers of nitrosative stress, angiogenesis, and inflammation linked to severity of complications in type 1 diabetes . Jelizaveta Sokolovska, Kristīne Ošina, Alise Dekante, Gita Krievina, Pēteris Tretjakovs, Valdis Pīrāgs & Nikolajs Sjakste. Endocrine Abstracts (2018) 56 P461 | DOI: 10.1530/endoabs.56.P461

 

Decreased level of melatonin in type-2 diabetic patients and the influence of adiposity and smoking. Peteris Tretjakovs, Ilze Konrade, Ieva Kalera, Normunds Limba and Gita Krievina. 26th International Conference on Clinical Diabetes December 14-15, 2017 Rome, Italy

 

ADAMTS-13 koncentrācijas saistība ar klīniskajiem slimību raksturlielumiem un iznākumiem hospitalizētiem bērniem / A.Ņikuļenkova, H.Čupeca, A.Prokofjeva, G.Krieviņa, P.Tretjakovs, R.Balmaks, J.Pavāre, D.Gardovska, I.Grope ...[u.c.] // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 170.lpp.

 

Blood pressure association with segmented abdominal fat / G.Krievina, I.Skuja, V.Silina, P.Tretjakovs // The Physiological Society Meeting "Physiology 2015" (Cardiff, UK, July 6-8, 2015) : Abstract Book. - Cardiff, 2015. - P.156P.

 

Renal sinus fat gender specific favorable metabolic effects / G.Krievina, P.Tretjakovs, G.Bahs ... [et al.] // 56th International Conference on the Bioscience of Lipids (Puerto Iguazú, Argentina, Sept.22- 26) : [Abstracts]. - Puerto Iguazú, 2015. - Abstr. No.P42.

Publikācijas 2015-2020

1. Jelizaveta Sokolovska, Juris Stefanovics, Gita Gersone, Leonora Pahirko, Janis Valeinis, Sanita Kalva-Vaivode, Vita Rovite, Leons Blumfelds, Valdis Pirags, Peteris Tretjakovs. Angiopoietin 2 and Neuropeptide Y are associated with diabetic kidney disease in type 1 diabetes mellitus.Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes - pieņemts publicēšanai

2. Rautiainen, L., Cirko, A., Pavare, J., Balmaks, R., Grope, I., Katirlo, I., Gersone, G., Tretjakovs, P., Gardovska, D.  Assessment of ADAMTS-13 level in hospitalized children with serious bacterial infections as a possible prognostic marker. Medicina (Lithuania). Volume 55, Issue 8, August 2019, Article number 503

3. Tretjakovs, P., Hofmanis, J., Hofmane, D., Krieviņa, G. (tagad Gersone), Blumfelds, L., Mackevičs, V., Lejnieks, A., Bahs, G. Prognostic utility of novel biomarkers in aortic valve stenosis. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Section B: Volume 73, Issue 2, 1 May 2019, Pages 100-106

4. Kalere, I., Konrade, I., Proskurina, A., Upmale, S., Zaķe, T., Limba, N., Krieviņa, G. (tagad Gersone), Lejnieks, A., Tretjakovs, P. Melatonin concentrations and sleep quality in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Section B: Volume 73, Issue 2, 1 May 2019, Pages 152-157

5.  Silina V., Tessma M.K., Senkane S., Krievina G., Bahs G. 2017. Text messaging (SMS) as a tool to facilitate weight loss and prevent metabolic deterioration in clinically healthy overweight and obese subjects: a randomised controlled trial. Scandinavian journal of primary health care. 35 (3): 262-270. doi:10.1080/02813432.2017.1358435.

6. Krievina G., Tretjakovs P., Skuja I., Silina V., Keisa L., Krievina D., Bahs G., 2016. Ectopic adipose tissue storage in the left and the right renal sinus is asymmetric and associated with serum kidney injury molecule-1 and fibroblast growth factor-21 levels increase. EBioMedicine 13: 274-283.

7. P. Tretjakovs, L. Rautiainena, G. Krievina, A. Jurka, I. Grope, D. Gardovska, 2016. Changes in Serum High-Molecular-Weight Adiponectin Levels in Critically Ill Children with Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. Open medical journal, 3: 166-170.

8. I.Miķelsone, G.Krieviņa, Dz.Vāvere. 2015. Pranamat ECO akupresūras-masāžas paklājiņš. Efektivitātes novērtējums muguras sāpju novēršanai. DOCTUS – žurnāls ārstiem un farmaceitiem, jūnijs, 6 [171], 48–51

Contacts

Colleagues

Jānis Gardovskis
Head of the Unit, Academic Staff, Chair of the Senate
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Edvīns Miklaševičs
Academic Staff, Director
Gunta Ancāne
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Maija Eglīte
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Gardovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ināra Logina
Academic Staff
Gunta Purkalne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Ilze Štrumfa
Head of the Department, Academic Staff