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Work experience

2014 - Present

Lecturer

Faculty of Medicine, Departement of Internal Diseases, Riga Stradins university

2012 - Present

Principle investigator

Transplant laboratory, Riga Stradins university

2012 - Present

Expert

State Agency of Medicines

2005 - Present

Nephrologist

Outpatient department, Paula Stradina clinical university hospital

2005 - Present

Nephrologist

Transplantation center of Latvia, Paula Stradina clinical university hospital

2013 - 2016

Lecturer

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biology and Microbiology, Riga Stradins university

2004 - 2012

Lecturer

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Diseases, University of Latvia

1999 - 2005

Resident

Paula Stradina clinical university hospital

1994 - 1996

Medical assistant

The first hospital of city Riga

Education and training

2011

PhD degree. No of diploma: 0109

Riga Stradins university

Title of doctoral thesis: "Polyoma BK virus infection in renal transplant recipients ; scientific supervisors: Rafail Rozental, Svetlana Chapenko

2006 - 2009

Studies in doctoral programme. No of diploma: 00036

Riga Stradins university

2002 - 2005

Postgraduate residency training in nephrology. No of diploma: 3596

University of Latvija

1999 - 2002

Postgraduate residency training in internal medicine. No of diploma: 000638

Riga Stradins university

1993 - 1999

Medical Doctor (MD) degree. No of diploma: 001543

Medical Academy of Latvia

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

Conferences

Congress of the European Society of Organ Transplantation, Prague, Czech Republic 2007; Paris, France 2009, Glasgow, UK 2011, Vienna, Austria 2013, Brussels, Belgium 2015

International Transplant Infectious Disease Conference, Glasgow UK, 2011; Vienna, Austria 2013; Hong Kong 2016

American Society of Nephrology, Kidney Week, San Diego 2006, Philadelphia 2011, San Diego 2012, Atlanta 2013, Philadelphia 2014, Chicago 2016

American Transplant Congress, Boston, 2012, Boston 2016, Chicago 2017

Advancing Transplantation: Collaborate, Innovate, Act, 24-26 March 2017, Stockholm, Sweden

​The Harvard Medical School, Nephrology -2014, March 16-21, Boston, USA

Astellas Development Programme in Transplantation 2012, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Hesperis Course. Advanced Training in Organ Transplantation, Austria, 2005, and Italy, 2006.

5th Postgraduate Training Course in Nephrology, Czech Republic, 2005.

Salzburg international medical seminars in internal medicine, Austria, 2004.

European School of Internal Medicine course „An Update on the therapeutics of...", Spain, 2001.

Seminars

Organizer and lecturer: Seminar in kidney transplantation for general nephrologists​, 4.03.2017. Riga, Latvia

Lecturer: Annual seminar in kidney diseases 2015, 2016, Riga, Latvia

Field of research

  • Kidney transplantation from living donors
  • Antibody mediated rejections after solid organ transplantation
  • Virus infections in nephrology
  • Anemia in chronic kidney disease

Lectured study course

Topical issues in gastroenterology and nephrology

Internal diseases I (gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology)

Differential diagnostics and treatment novelties in internal diseases

Projects

Leader of project; project " Human papilloma virus infection in kidney transplant recipients " (No RSU ZP 12/2013. - 2016.)

Investigator; project " A Phase 3, Randomized, Open-Label, Active-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Roxadustat in the Treatment of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Not on Dialysis" (1517-CL-0610 Dolomites; 2014.- present)

Investigator; project " A 24 months, multi-center, open-label, randomized, controlled trial to investigate efficacy, safety and evolution of cardiovascular parameters in de novo renal transplant recipients after early calcineurin inhibitor to everolimus conversion" (No CRAD001A2429; 2011.-2014.).

Investigator; project "A double-blind, randomized, stratified, multi-center trial evaluating conventional and double dose oseltamivir in the treatment of immunocompromised patients with influenza" (NV20234; 2009.-2017.)

Investigator; project " A short term 12-Week, Multi-centre, Randomized, Parallel-group, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Treatment Effect of Saxagliptin Compared With Placebo in Adult Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Renal Impairment (Moderate, Severe and End-Stage) with Additional 40-week, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Long-term Observational Period" (D1680C00007; 2008.-2009.)

Memberships

2002. - present

Latvian Association of Nephrology , Council member since 2014.

2006. - present

American Society of Nephrology

2008. - present

European Renal Association - European Dialysis Transplantation Association (ERA-EDTA)

Honours and awards


2017. : Latvian Academy of Sciences and corporation "Latvijas Gāze" award for development kidney transplantation programme from living donors in Latvia


Publications

Research articles

Human papillomavirus type 18 infection in a female renal allograft recipient : a case report [Elektroniskais resurss] / M.Cistjakovs, A.Sultanova, S.Chapenko, R.Rozental, D.Rezeberga, M.Murovska, I.Ziedina ...[et al.] // Journal of Medical Case Reports [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.10, No.1 (2016, Nov.), article No.318, p.[1-5]. - Resurss aprakstīts 2017.g. 25.janv. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com/

Frequency and activity phase of HHV-6 and HHV-7 persistent infection in renal transplant recipients and patients with gastrointestinal cancer / A.Sultanova, M.Cistjakovs, S.Capenko, S.Donina, I.Ziedina, M.Murovska // Collection of Scientific Papers 2013 : Research articles in medicine & pharmacy / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Riga, 2014. - P.54-50.

Long-term outcomes of kidney transplantation from elderly donors / J.Jushinskis, A.Malcevs, V.Suhorukovs, I.Ziedina, V.Shevelev // Acta Chirurgica Latviensis. - No.14/2 (2014), p.8-11.

Akūtas atgrūšanas reakcijas pēc nieres transplantācijas / S.Svikle, A.Pūce, I.Ziediņa // Zinātniskie raksti : 2013.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 43.-51.lpp.

Antibody-mediated rejection in kidney transplant recipients / R.Rozentāls, I.Ziediņa // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.67, Nr.1 (2013), 2.-8.lpp. - Kopsav. latviešu val. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Long-term outcome of screening for polyoma BK virus infection in kidney transplant recipients / I.Ziediņa, S.Čapenko, M.Murovska // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.67, Nr.1 (2013), 47.-51.lpp. - Kopsav. latviešu val. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

The impact of beta-herpesviruses infection activation on early complications development following renal transplantation / S.Chapenko, I.Ziedina, I.Folkmane, A.Sultanova, R.Rozental, M.Murovska // Современные проблемы инфекционной патологии человека : сборник научных трудов = Contemporary problems of human infection pathology : the collection of scientific articles. - Минск, 2011. - Вып.4, c.330-336. - Резюме на русском языке.

Herpesvīrusu, parvovīrusa B19 un poliomas BK vīrusa infekcija nieres transplantātu donoriem / I.Ziediņa, S.Čapenko, I.Folkmane, M.Murovska, M.Čistjakovs, J.Jušinskis, R.Rozentāls // Zinātniskie raksti : 2009.g. medicīnas nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 22.-27.lpp.

Reactivation of BK Virus in the Early Period After Kidney Transplantation / I.Ziedina, I.Folkmane, S.Chapenko, M.Murovska, A.Sultanova, J.Jushinskis, R.Rozental // Transplantation Proceedings - 41; (2009), p.766-768. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.


Risk faktors for Development of Delayed Graft Function in Deceased Donor Renal Transplant / J.Jushinskis, S.Trushkovs, J.Bicans, V.Suhorukovs, V.Shevelovs, I.Ziedina, R.Rozental // Transplantation Proceedings - 41; (2009), p.746-748. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.​


Association of HHV-6 and HHV-7 reactivation with the development of chronic allograft nephropathy / S.Chapenko, I.Folkmane, I.Ziedina, M.Cistjakovs, R.Rozentals, A.Krumina, M.Murovska // Journal of Clinical Virology 2009; 46 (1): 29-32

Abstracts

High risk human papillomavirus infection in female kidney transplant recipients. I.Ziedina, B.Lesina-Korne, M.Cistjakovs, A.Sultanova, S.Chapenko, V. Suhorukovs, J. Jushinskis, M. Murovska. Nephrol Dial Transplant (2017) 32 (suppl_3):iii415, 54th ERA-EDTA Congress Abstracts


Femoral arteriovenous prosthetic graft for vascular access in difficult cases. V.Suhorukovs, J.Jushinskis., I.Ziedina, A.Malcevs. J Vasc Access 2017 (Suppl 2): ID 7, S34. Abstracts from the 10th Congress of the Vascular Access Society

Are we shooting the messenger or fighting the evil: prevalence and significance of hyperuricēmija in kidney transplant recipients [abstract]/ L.Kucane, I.Ziedina, D.Amerika, A.Malcevs, V.Suhorukovs, J.Jushinskis, R.Rozentals. // XIII Baltic Nephrology Conference (Jurmala, Latvia, Oct.13-15, 2016) : Final Programme. - Jurmala, 2016. - P.13.


​Estimates and predicting factors of kidney function one year after nephrectomy in living kidney donors - Latvian Transplantation center experience : [abstract] / I.Ādamsone, I.Ziediņa, J.Jušinskis, R.Rozentāls // XIII Baltic Nephrology Conference (Jurmala, Latvia, Oct.13-15, 2016) : Final Programme. - Jurmala, 2016. - P.18.


HLA-A, HLA-B and HLA-DR phenotype frequences among renal transplant donors and recipients in Latvia [abstract]/G.Moisejevs, E.Sebeko, V.Grinova, J.Jušinskis, D.Amerika, A.Malcevs, V.Suhorukovs, R.Rozentals, I.Ziedina // XIII Baltic Nephrology Conference (Jurmala, Latvia, Oct.13-15, 2016) : Final Programme. - Jurmala, 2016. - P.16.


Predictors of treatment success in antibody-mediated rejection after kidney transplantation [abstract] / M.Motivane, L.Kucane, A.Laurinavicus, J.Jushinskis, ​D.Amerika, A.Malcevs, V.Suhorukovs, R.Rozentals​​, I.Ziedina // XIII Baltic Nephrology Conference (Jurmala, Latvia, Oct.13-15, 2016) : Final Programme. - Jurmala, 2016. - P.27.


Management of urinary tract infection in kidney transplant recipients with polycystic kidney disease [abstract] / L.Stabina, D.Amerika, A.Malcevs, V.Suhorukovs, J.Jushinskis, R.Rozentals​, I.Ziedina​ // XIII Baltic Nephrology Conference (Jurmala, Latvia, Oct.13-15, 2016) : Final Programme. - Jurmala, 2016. - P.7.​​

Delayed graft function in kidney transplantation - comparison of different definitions and 5-year posttransplant outcomes [Elektroniskais resurss] / J.Jusinskis, A.Trofimovicha, I.Ziedina, R.Rozental, V.Suhorukov, A.Malcevs // 17th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) (Brussels, Belgium, Sept.13-16, 2015) : Abstract Program [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Brussels, 2015. - Poster No.BO310. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 18.martā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://esot2015.esot.org/abstracts

Efficacy of rituximab in treatment of transplant glomerulopathy [Elektroniskais resurss] / I.Ziedina, A.Laurinavicius, J.Jushinskis, V.Suhorukov, A.Malcevs, R.Rozentals // 17th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) (Brussels, Belgium, Sept.13-16, 2015) : Abstract Program [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Brussels, 2015. - Poster No.P335. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 18.martā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://esot2015.esot.org/abstracts

Kidney exchange program between Latvia and Estonia - 5 year outcomes [Elektroniskais resurss] / J.Jusinskis, A.Lohmus, V.Suhorukov, A.Malcevs, I.Ziedina, R.Rozental // 17th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) (Brussels, Belgium, Sept.13-16, 2015) : Abstract Program [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Brussels, 2015. - Poster No.P139. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 18.martā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://esot2015.esot.org/abstracts

The influence of donor factors to kidney graft survival [Elektroniskais resurss] / I.Ziedina, S.Svikle, J.Jushinskis, V.Suhorukov, A.Malcevs, R.Rozentals // 17th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) (Brussels, Belgium, Sept.13-16, 2015) : Abstract Program [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Brussels, 2015. - Poster No.P147. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 18.martā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://esot2015.esot.org/abstracts

Frequency of high-risk human papillomavirus in Latvian renal transplant recipients [Elektroniskais resurss] / M.Cistjakovs, A.Sultanova, S.Chapenko, R.Rozental, M.Murovska, I.Ziedina ...[et al.] // 30th International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical and Public Health Workshops (HPV 2015) (Lisbon, Portugal, Sept.17-21, 2015) : Abstracts. [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Lisbon, 2015. - Abstr. No.0600. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 9.martā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.hpv2015.org/Documents/HPV15%20Abstracts%20for%20…

Results of deceased donor kidney transplantation in young recipients after age-matched and mismatched (old-to-young) transplantation / J.Jushinskis, V.Suhorukov, I.Ziedina, A.Malcevs, R.Rozentals // Transplantation. - Vol.99, Suppl.10S-2 (2015, Oct.), p.S64. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Tendences nieru aizstājterapijā ar 10 gadu intervālu / I.Ziediņa, H.Čerņevskis, I.Ādamsone, V.Kuzema, A.Pētersons // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 87.lpp.

Presence of high-risk human papillomavirus in Latvian renal transplant recipients / M.Cistjakovs, A.Sultanova, I.Ziedina, S.Chapenko, B.Lesina-Korne, R.Rosental, M.Murovska // 17th Annual Meeting of ESCV (European Society for Clinical Virology) (Prague, Czech Republik, Sept.28-Oct.1, 2014) : Book of Abstracts. - Prague, 2014. - P.81.

Tepo, Tatjana. Nutritional status assessment of hemodialysis patients / T.Tepo, I.Ziedina // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 93.lpp.

High prevalence of multiresistant gram negative bacteria in renal transplant patients / I.Ziedina. E.Dimdina, D.Vensava-Kaknena, A.Balode, J.Jushinskis, R.Rozental, U.Dumpis // Abstracts for 15th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation; Transplant International. - Vol.24, Suppl.2 (2011, Sept.), p.335. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Polyoma BK virus in kidney transplant recipients : [abstract] / I.Ziedina, I.Folkmane, S.Chapenko, M.Murovska, A.Sultanova, J.Jushinskis, R.Rozental // 10th Baltic Nephrology Conference (Jurmala, Latvia, Oct.14-16, 2010) : Final Programme. - Jurmala, 2010. - P.2


Co-infection of Polioma BK virus and Beta -herpesvirus in Kidney transplant recipients: [abstract]/ I.Ziedina, S.Chapenko, I.Folkmane, J.Jushinskis, M.Murovska, R.Rozental // Scandinavian Transplantation Society XXV congress, 2010, O-30, Abstract book: 54.


Association of induction immunosuppression with viral infections and kidney graft function: [abstract]/ I.Ziedina, S.Chapenko, I.Folkmane, J.Jushinskis, V.Suhorukovs, M.Murovska, R.Rozental // Abstracts of 9th International Conference on New Trends in Immunosuppression & Immunotherapy 2010, P-86, Abstract book: 47.

Books and brochures

Rekomendācijas nieru transplantācijā / Latvijas Transplantologu asociācija, Latvijas Transplantācijas centrs ; autoru kolektīva vad.: R.Rozentāls ; autoru kolektīvs: I.Ādamsone, J.Bicāns, J.Jušinskis, V.Suhorukovs, I.Ziediņa. - Rīga : Medicīnas apgāds, 2015. - 160 lpp.

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