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Work experience

2019 - Present

Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Children's Clinical University Hospital

2017 - Present

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics

2016 - Present

Pediatrician

Children's Hospital

2013 - 2017

Head of the Laboratory

Riga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Laboratory of Morphology

2012 - 2017

Acting Assistant

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Department of Morphology

2016 - 2016

Acting Researcher

Research Department, Project ''Longitudinal Study of Cleft Morphopathogenesis'' (M. Pilmane)

2011 - 2011

Teacher

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Department of Morphology

2011 - 2012

Trainee Doctor

Children's Hospital

2009 - 2011

Laboratory Assistant

Rīga Stradiņš University, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Laboratory of Electron Microscopy

Present

SAM 8.2.3.0/18/A/011 Vertikāli integrēto projektu (VIP) eksperts

Research Department

Education and training

2017 - 2019

Professional Master's Degree of Health Management and Professional Qualification ''Business Executive''

Rīga Stradiņš University

2012 - 2016

Pediatric residency

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Continuing Education

2012 - 2015

PhD program

Rīga Stradiņš University, Division of Doctoral Studies

2006 - 2012

Medical Doctor (MD)

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

1) 21.08.2011-29.08.2011.Courses in Oncology for young doctors in Moscow, Russia

2) 08.04.2013-09.04.2013. Professional development courses in Children Infectology in Riga, Latvia

3) 11.10.2013.-12.10.2013. Rīga Stradiņš University, course of lectures on "Statistical Scientific Data Processing and Assessment", guest lecturer from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, assoc.prof. Mesfin Kassaye Tessma

4) 26.02.2017.-04.03.2017. CHOP/Salzburg Medical Seminars Pediatric Series. Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Salzburg, Austria.

Field of research

  • Cleft lip and palate;
  • Liver fibrosis in child;
  • Myeloperoxidase role in pediatrics;
  • Pediatric infectious diseases;
  • Pediatrics, Celiac disease.

Basics of Paediatrics I

Basics of Paediatrics II

Development and Defence of Bachelor_s Thesis

Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Projects

Acting Researcher (Grant), Research Department, Project "Longitudinal Study of Cleft Morphopathogenesis" (M.Pilmane)

Memberships

Member of Latvian Association of Anatomy, Histology and Embriology​ Society

Member of Latvian Pediatric Association

Member of European Academy of Paediatrics

Member of Canadian Paediatric Society

Awards and recognitions

2017: Certificate for Excellent Case Presentation, Salzburg CHOP Seminar, Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

2015: Award-winning 2nd place received at RSU Faculty of Continuing Education, 18th scientific-practical conference of RSU residents and at the competition "Contemporary Current Events in Medicine".​

2015: Rīga Stradiņš University ''The resident of the year 2015''.​

2012: 2nd place received for scientific work ''Neutrophil Myeloperoxidase Level in Pediatric Patients: Significant Age and Gender Variations'', Laboratorine Medicina, Viļnius.

2012: Appreciation received by Rīga Stradiņš University for enthusiasm and active participation in Students' Scientific Society and popularization of scientific circles and scientific work.​

2010: Medical Students' Scientific Conference – the 1st place for scientific work "Cell proliferation in cases of primary and recurrent salivary gland pleomorphic adenoma".​

2009: Diploma for the 3rd place won at the Olympiade of Internal Diseases.​

2009: "Certificate of Recognition" at XIV Conference of Morphological Sciences for scientific work "Morphological study of proliferative processes in cases of salivary gland pleomorphal adenoma"​.

Supervised study course

Paediatrics and Nutrition

Publications

Research articles​​

Clinical characterisation of rota virus infection associated with most commonly circulating genotypes in children hospitalised in Children’s University Hospital : a cross-sectional study in Latvia / G.Laizane, A.Kivite, I.Grope, L.Smane, E.Miklasevics, L.Ozolina, D.Gardovska // Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Sect.B. - Vol.73, No.4 (2019, Aug.), p.312-316. - Web of Science un/vai Scopus. - DOI: 10.2478/prolas-2019-0049

Rucka, Liene. Nepietiekams svara pieaugums zīdaiņa vecumā / L.Rucka, L.Smane-Filipova // Doctus. - Nr.2 (2018, febr.), 19.-21.lpp.

Smane, Liene. Evaluation of the presence of MMP-2, TIMP-2, BMP2/4, and TGFβ3 in the facial tissue of children with cleft lip and palate / L.Smane, M.Pilmane // Acta Medica Lituanica. - Vol.25, No.2 (2018), p.86-94. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Smane, Liene. IRF6, RYK, and PAX9 expression in facial tissue of children with cleft palate / L.Smane, M.Pilmane // International Journal of Morphology = Revista Internacional de Morfología - Vol.33, No.2 (2015, June), p.647-652. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Significant age and gender variations of cellular neutrophil myeloperoxidase in pediatric patients / D.Gardovska, L.Smane, S.Nikulshin ...[et al.] // Collection of Scientific Papers 2012 : Research articles in medicine & pharmacy / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Riga, 2013. - P.57-64.

Smane, Liene. Apoptosis and MMP-2, TIMP-2 expression in cleft lip and palate / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // Stomatologija, Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal. - Vol.15, No.4 (2013, Dec.), p.129-134. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Smane, Liene. Iekaisuma signālmolekulu izpēte bērniem ar lūpu un aukslēju šķeltnēm / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.4 (2013, apr.), 54.-56.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Case report of typical hemolytic uremic syndrome with multiple extrarenal manifestations treated with eculizumab / K.Lukjanovica, L.Smane, E.Jeruma, D.Gardovska // Pediatric Nephrology. - Vol.33, No.10 (2018, Oct.), abstract No.P-149. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Iekaisuma un hroniskas slimības izraisītas anēmijas saistība ar dzimumu, vecumu un C reaktīvā proteīna līmeni bērniem / L.Smane, S.Nikulshin, D.Gardovska ...[u.c.] // 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2018.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 58.lpp.

Ņikuļšins, Sergejs. C-reactive protein interpretation may be compromised in paediatric patients with plethora / S.Nikulshin, L.Smane, D.Gardovska // 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2018.g. 22.-23.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2018. - 48.lpp.

An outbreak of enteroviral meningitis in Latvia and Estonia due to echovirus 30 / L.Smane, D.Zavadska, G.Mirka ...[et al.] // The 3rd Baltic Paediatric Congress (Riga, Latvia, Aug.19-21, 2015) : Abstracts. - Riga, 2015. - P.69.

Smane, Liene. Association of gene proteins with cleft lip and palate in the Latvian population : [abstract] / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // 2nd World Congress on Controversies in Pediatrics (Budapest, Hungary, Apr.16-19, 2015) : Congress Program. - Budapest, 2015. - P.64.

Smane, Liene. Audu remodelāciju ietekmējošo enzīmu un ar tiem saistīto endogēno inhibitoru izvērtējums šķeltnes zonas audos / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 294.lpp.

Smane, Liene. Expression of non-collagenous proteins in facial tissue of children with cleft lip and palate / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // FASEB Journal. - Vol.29, Suppl.1 (2015, Apr.), abstr. No.765.2. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Smane, Liene. Expression of transcription factors MSX1 and PAX9 in a group of Latvian patients with complete unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // The 3rd Baltic Paediatric Congress (Riga, Latvia, Aug.19-21, 2015) : Abstracts. - Riga, 2015. - P.70.

Smane, Liene. Patterns of MMP-2, TIMP-2, BMP2/4, and TGFß3 expression in alveolar bone tissue of children with orofacial clefts / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // The 8th Baltic Morphology Scientific Conference "Interdisciplinary nature of contemporary morphology" (Vilnius, Lithuania, Nov.12-14, 2015) : [Abstract Book] / Vilnius University. - Vilnius, 2015. - P.65.

Outbreak of enteroviral meningitis in Estonia and Latvia during summer 2013 [Elektroniskais resurss] / D.Zavadska, L.Smane, G.Mirka ...[et al.] // 32nd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) (Dublin, Ireland, May 6-10, 2014) : Abstracts [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Dublin, 2014. - Abstr. No.667. - Resurss aprakstīts 2015.g. 18.febr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://cmoffice.kenes.com/cddemo/data/HtmlApp/main.html

Smane, Liene. Immunohistochemical analysis of nestin, CD34 and TGFß3 in cleft lip and palate [Elektroniskais resurss] / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.27, Suppl.1 (2014, June), p.275. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://informahealthcare.com/toc/jmf/27/S1

Smane, Liene. IRF6, RYK and PAX9 role in facial tissue of children with clefts / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // Annals of Anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger. - Vol.196, Suppl.1 (2014), p.86. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Smane, Liene. Matrices metālproteināžu un to inhibitoru izvērtējums lūpas šķeltnes zonas audos / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 332.lpp.

Smane, Liene. MSX1, IRF6 un PAX9 izvērtējums bērniem ar abpusējām lūpas un aukslēju šķeltnēm / L.Smane, M.Pilmane // Bērnu klīniskās universitātes slimnīcas zinātniskā konference "Jaunas diagnostikas un ārstēšanas metodes Latvijas bērnu veselības uzlabošanai" (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.okt.) : tēzes. - Rīga, 2014. - 48.lpp.

Smane, Liene. Osteopontin, osteocalcin, and osteoprotegerin expression in facial tissue of children with cleft lip and palate / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // 5th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" & 2nd Conference of Speech Therapists (Riga, Nov.26-28, 2014) : Abstracts / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte ...[u.c.]. - Riga, 2014. - P.68.

Smane, Liene. Analysis of apoptosis and expression of specific signaling proteins in facial tissue of children with clefts lip and palate [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // 21st International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Barcelona, Spain, Oct.21-24, 2013) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - 1 p., poster No.T6.P002. - Resurss aprakstīts 2014.g. 24.janv. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.icoms2013.com

Smane, Liene. Audu faktoru un šūnu apoptozes izvērtējums bērniem ar abpusējām lūpas un aukslēju šķeltnēm / L.Smane, I.Akota, M.Pilmane // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 290.lpp.

Smane, Liene. Cilmes šūnu marķieru CD34 un nestīna izvērtējums bērniem ar abpusējām lūpas un aukslēju šķeltnēm [Elektroniskais resurss] : tēzes / L.Smane, I.Akota, M.Pilmane // Latvijas Ārstu kongress (Rīga, 2013.g. 19.-21.sept.) / Latvijas Ārstu biedrība [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Rīga, 2013. - 1 lpp. - Resurss aprakstīts 2013.g. 9.okt. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.arstukongress.lv/?&s=1361881321&fu=read&id=16

Smane, Liene. Immunohistochemical detection of growth factors, protein gene product 9.5 (PGP 9.5) in cleft lip and palate / L.Smane, M.Pilmane, I.Akota // Baltic Morphology VII Scientific Conference "Morphological sciences in the experimental and clinical medicine" (Rīga, Latvia, Nov.7-9, 2013) : Abstract Book / Riga Stradiņš University. - Riga, 2013. - P.51.

Lectured study course

Basics of Paediatrics I

Basics of Paediatrics II

Development and Defence of Bachelor_s Thesis

Paediatric Infectious Diseases

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