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Work experience

2016 - Present

Research Coordinator, Sub - Investigator

Multicentre, EU wide, Non-Interventional Post-Authorisation Study

2016 - Present

Pulmonologist

Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital In-patient Department Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Department of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

2015 - Present

Acting Assistant

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectology (Department of Infectology and Dermatology till 2019), Rīga Stradiņš University

2014 - Present

Lecturer

WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis

2016 - 2018

Pulmonologist

Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital In-patient Department Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Riga Out-patient Department

2014 - 2016

Specialist in Internal Medicine, M.D.

Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital In-patient Department Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Department of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

2015 - 2016

Sub - Investigator

Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III clinical trial

2013 - 2015

Investigator – assistant

Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III clinical trial

2013 - 2014

Trainee in pulmonology

Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital In-patient Department Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Department of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

2007 - 2008

Assistant to a Head Nurse

Children Clinical University Hospital, Department Of Surgery

Education and training

2014 - 2016

Residency in Pulmonology

The University of Latvia

2011 - 2014

Residency in Internal Medicine

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Continuing Education

2004 - 2011

Medical Doctor’s Diploma

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine

2001 - 2004

Secondary education

Riga State Gymnasium No.1

1992 - 2001

Primary education

Riga State Gymnasium No.3

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

17 Jan 2018 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Latest news in pulmonology"

10 Nov 2017 conference "Science and practise - innovative treatment strategies"

27 Oct 2017 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Latest news in rheumatology"

13 Oct 2017 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "IPF diagnosis and practical aspects of treatment"

12 Oct 2017 conference "What are the puzzle-pieces of asthma therapy?"

7 Oct 2017 Riga Stradins University courses "How to make an appealing presentation"

26 May 2017 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Embolisation of bronchial arteries"

19 and 20 May 2017 2nd Baltic International symposium " Challenges and treatment of TB and HIV patients"

24 Mar 2017 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "New treatment and diagnostic tools for CHF"

17 Mar 2017 East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Latest news in melanoma"

10 Mar 2017 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Pre- and post-operative protocols in thoracic surgery"

3 Mar 2017 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Dilemma in anticoagulant treatment"

22 Feb 2017 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Latest news in lung diseases"

11 Jan 2017 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Latest news in TB and COPD "

2nd Dec 2016 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Filariasis of pleura"

4th Nov 2016 Riga East Clinical University Hospital ​ Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Clinical conference "Gastroesophageal Relux Disease"

26 - 29 Oct Conference "47th Union World Conference on Lung Health 2016", Liverpool, UK

14 Oct 2016 Workshop ​"Pulmonary embolism and deep vain thrombosis"

3rd Sep 2016 Postgraduate Course ​ "Asthma and chronic obstructive

pulmonart disease" at "European Respiratory Society International Congress 2016", London, UK

3 - 7 Sep 2016 "European Respiratory Society International Congress 2016" London, UK

23 - 24 May 2016 International Baltic Symposium "Introduction of new and repurposed drugs in the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis – from science to practice" Riga, Latvia​

4 – 7 May 2015 Participation in TBnet Academy 2015, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

20, 21 And 27 Apr Courses "The Basics of Transfusiology for Doctors"

8 and 15 Apr 2015 Courses "Current Issues in Treatment and Fight Against Tuberculosis and Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis"

15 – 17 December 2014 Course "Focal Points In TB Control", Berlin, Germany

28 Oct - 1 Nov Conference "45th Union World Conference on Lung Health 2014", Barcelona, Spain ​

21 – 22 October 2013 Courses "Current Issues in Tuberculosis Diagnostics and Treatment"

18 – 19 November 2013 TB PANNET Meeting in Borstel, Germany

16 Aug 2013 Training Course "ICH/GCP" Training Certificate No. 2-C-2013

2 March 2013 Courses „School of Osteoporosis 2013"

16 October 2012 Courses "SPSS Usage in Medical Data Processing"

7 – 9 May 2012 Courses "Clinical Use of Antimicrobial Agents. Treatment and Epidemiology of Hospital-acquired Infections. "

Oct 2011 – May 2012 Participant, Riga Stradins University, Academy of Intelligence, Module of Art and Culture

Oct – Dec 2011 Courses "Medical information research in electronic resources"

Field of research

MDR and XDR TB

Lectured study course

Infectious diseases and tuberculosis

Infectious Diseases I

Infectology and Dermatology

Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases and epidemiology

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Reviewed:

qualification papers: 2

Memberships

Since 2014 European Respiratory Society

Since 2014 International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Since 2014 Association of Latvian Tuberculosis and Lung disease specialists

Publications

Research articles​​

Barkāne, Linda. Plaušu vēzis : "Zaļais koridors" - kā strādā / L.Barkāne, A.Sirgeda, R.Mikilps-Mikgelps // Doctus. - Nr.7 (2019), 3.-8.lpp.

Safety and efficacy of exposure to bedaquiline-delamanid in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis : a case series from France and Latvia / L.Guglielmetti, L.Barkane, L.Kuksa ...[et al.] // European Respiratory Journal. - Vol.51, No.3 (2018, March), article No.1702550. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Final treatment outcomes of multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in Latvia receiving delamanid-containing regimens [Elektroniskais resurss] / L.Kuksa, L.Barkane, N.Hittel, R.Gupta // European Respiratory Journal [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.50, No.5 (2017, Nov.), article No.1701105. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/50/5/1701105.long

Abstracts​​

Full mitochondrial genome sequencing of MDR-TB patients using NGS to clarify polymorphisms and to avoid aminoglycosides induced ototoxicity / V.Igumnova, L.Barkāne, A.Vīksna, R.Ranka ...[et al.] // Rīga Stradiņš University International Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice" (Riga, Latvia, Apr.1-3, 2019) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University. - Rīga, 2019. - P.406.

Novēlota tuberkulozes (TB) diagnostika - labāk vēlāk nekā nekad, tomēr... [Elektroniskais resurss] : tēzes / A.Krūmiņa, L.Kukša, L.Barkāne, M.Sperga // Latvijas Ārstu kongress (Rīga, 2017.g. 21.-23.sept.) [Elektroniskais resurss] / Latvijas Ārstu biedrība. - Rīga, 2017. - 1 lpp. - Resurss aprakstīts 2017.g. 11.okt. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.arstukongress.lv

Barkāne, Linda. When is the right time to add new and repurposed medication for treatment of pre-XDR and XDR-TB? / L.Barkane, L.Kuksa, V.Riekstina // The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. - Vol.20, No.11, Suppl.1 (2016, Nov.), p.S462-S463. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

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Ilze Grope
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Gunta Ancāne
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Head of the Department, Academic Staff
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Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
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Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Rezeberga
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ilze Štrumfa
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
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