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Work experience

2019 - Present

Assistant Professor

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Riga Stradins University

2010 - Present

Senior doctor of Clinic of Children Diseases

Department of Allergology and Dermatology, Children Clinical Hospital

2009 - 2019

Assistant Professor

Department of Infectology and Dermatology, Riga Stradins University

2002 - Present

Dermatovenerologists

Clinic of Dermatology of Health Centre 4

1998 - Present

Dermatovenerologist

Department of Allergology and Dermatology, Children Clinical Hospital

2008 - 2010

Deputy Dean

Department of Continuing Education at Riga Stradins University

2005 - 2010

Head of Unit of Dermatology

Department of Allergology and Dermatology, Children Clinical Hospital

2006 - 2009

Assistant Professor

Department of Dermatology, Riga Stradins University

1996 - 2006

Assistant

Department of Infectology and Dermatology, Riga Stradins University

1995 - 2002

Dermatovenerologist

Clinic of Dermatology of Children Health Center “Kengarags”

Education and training

2006 - 2007

International Dermoscopy Diploma

Medical University of Graz

1999 - 2002

Doctor of Medical Sciences (PhD)

Riga Stradins University

1993 - 1996

Dermatovenerologist

Medical Academy of Latvia, Postgraduate training in Dermatology

1987 - 1993

Medical Doctor (MD)

Medical Academy of Latvia

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

Certificate in Dermatovenerology​ Nr. A – 16984; valid from 08.06.2016. till 08.06.2021.
Good Clinical Practice certificate ICH/GCP 2007000219, valid from 14.08.2015.​​​

2019

  • 28th EADV Congress (October 9-13, Madrid, Spain), abstracts and e-posters "One family, three different ways of contracting syphilis" and "Comparison of frequency of contact allergy in children with atopic dermatitis and nonatopic controls"

2018

  • New Wave in Dermatoscopy & Dermatooncology; Presentation: ”Dermoscopy in children.” (September 28-29, Jurmala, Latvia);
  • 27th EDV Congress (September 12-16, Paris, France);
  • International Conference “Dermatology without borders” 1th Presentation: "Diagnosis of secondary syphilis trough specific clinic findings and serology in two patients.", 2th Presentation: "A case of Epidermolysis bullosa aquisita." (August 16-18, Liepaja, Latvia);
  • 5th World Congress of Dermoscopy, S. Žīgure, G. Pētersone, et.al. E posteris “Trichoscopy - a useful diagnostic tool in Neterton syndrome.” (abstract book, p. 43.) (June 14-16, Saloniki, Greece);
  • International Scientific Conference “Dermatovenereology Update 2018”, Presentation: “Blister disorders in adulthoods.” (June 1-2, Vilnius, Lithuania);
  • 1st World Congress of and Symposium All about Hair & Nails, "Atrichia, keratosis follicularis and coloboma"/ Sanita Zigure, Jekaterina Pudova// Dermatology Review/Przeglad
    Dermatologiczny 2018/1, p.163- Abstracts (March 15-17, Warsaw, Poland);
  • Basic Trichoscopy course (March 15, Warsaw, Poland);
  • 3th Latvian Dermatologists Forum (January 12, Riga, Latvia).


2017

  • Bodystudy training day for Automated Total Body Mapping (November 24, Riga, Latvia);
  • The ERN-Skin Cource at HUH Skin and Allergy hospital (May 14-15, Helsinki, Finland);
  • Seminar “Kā mierīgi uztvert kritiku un izteikt korektu vērtējumu par nepatīkamo” (March 28, April 4, Riga, Latvia);
  • 2nd Latvian Dermatologists Forum (February 3, Riga, Latvia).


2016

  • 2nd Update&Advances in Pediatric Dermatology (November 18-19, Barcelona, Spain)


2006

  • ​​​​​International Dermoscopy course​. (Warsaw, Poland)

Field of research

Dermatology

Lectured study course

Clinical infectious diseases with the Social Work patients, clients with special medical problems

Dermatovenerology

Infectology and Dermatology

Dermatology

Infectious Diseases

Projects

2019-present​
Pfizer protocol No. B7451029. A clinical study entitled "A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group, Multi-Center Study Investigating the Efficacy and Safety of PF-04965842 and Dupilumab in Comparison with Placebo in Adult Subjects on Background Topical Therapy, with Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis" Principal Investigator at State LLC Children’s Clinical University Hospital.

DS Biopharma protocol No. DS107G-05-AD3. A clinical study entitled "A Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Orally Administered DS107 in Adult Patients with Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis" Principal Investigator.

Pfizer protocol No. B7451015. A clinical study entitled "A phase 3 multi-center, long-term extension study investigating the efficacy and safety of pf-04965842, with or without topical medications, administered to subjects aged 12 years and older with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis" Principal Investigator.

2016-present​
Investigator. 911401, NCT02581345, 02.2016. A Randomized, Double-blind, Multicenter Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety, and Immunogenicity of an Adalimumab Biosimilar (M923) and Humira® in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque-type Psoriasis, Phase 3​

2015-present
Novartis, ​CAIN457A2310, 13.06.2014.
Principal investigator. A randomized , double-blind, placebo -and active controlled multicenter trial to demonstrate efficacy of subcutaneous secukinumab compared to placebo and entarnecept (in a single- blinded arm) after twelve weeks of treatment, and to assess the safety , tolerability and long -term efficacy in subjects from 6 to less than 18 years of age with severe chronic plaque psoriasis

2015-2017
​Protocol No. PM1331, 2015-000561-31, 08.2015.
Investigator. A MULTICENTER, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PARALLEL, VEHICLE-CONTROLLED STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF P-3058 10% NAIL SOLUTION IN THE TREATMENT OF ONYCHOMYCOSIS, Phase 3

2009–2010
Principal investigator​. A phase 2, Single-Arm, multi-centre study to assess safety and pharmacokinetics of alefacept in adolescent subjects with moderate to severe psoriasis​.​

2008–2009
Principal investigator​. A randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, double-blind study of impact of the V0034CR 01B emollient on atopic dermatitis symptoms in children​.​

2004–2006
A randomised, multi-centre, double-blind, pharmacokinetic study of XXX ointment in pediatric patients (aged 3 months to 24 months) with atopic dermatitis following first and repeated once daily or twice daily application of the XXX ointment​​.​

2004–2006
A long-term, non-comparative study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of XXX ointment in pediatric patients​​.

1998​2004
Pharmacokinetic study in pediatric patients after single and multiple doses of topical XXX ointment​​.

Memberships

​Member of Association of Latvian Dermatovenerologists​

Member of Association of European Dermatovenerologist​s

Member of Association of American Dermatovenerologists​

Member of Association of International Dermoscopy​

Publications

Research articles​​

Augsta riska pusaudžu grūtniecība - gadījuma apskats [par komplikācijām pusaudžu grūtniecības gadījumos] / L.Līdaka, S.Žīgure, S.Ūdre, E.Kozuba // Medicus Bonus. - Nr.37 (2018, aug./sept.), 45.-47.lpp.

Pētersone, Gerda. Atopiskais dermatīts : jaunākās terapijas iespējas / G.Pētersone, S.Žīgure, A.Zavorins // Doctus. - Nr.10 (2018, okt.), 35.-40.lpp.

Pētersone, Gerda. Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis [Elektroniskais resurss] / G.Petersone, S.Zigure, A.Zavorins // Annals of Clinical Case Reports [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.3, (2018, May), article No.1511. - Resurss aprakstīts 2018.g. 15.okt. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.anncaserep.com/may-2018.php

Paudere, Sanita. Atopiskā dermatīta lokālā terapija : ģimenes ārsta taktika / S.Paudere, S.Žīgure // Doctus. - Nr.9 (2015, sept.), 30.-35.lpp.

Žīgure, Sanita. Pēdu veselība dermatologa skatījumā / S.Žīgure // Latvijas Ārsts. - Nr.3 (2015, marts), 39.-45.lpp.

Žīgure, Sanita. Atopiskais dermatīts, ārstēšanas vadlīnijas / S.Žīgure // Medicus Bonus. - Nr.12 (2013, jūn.), 40.-43.lpp.

Abstracts​​

Mastocytosis in the childhood : case series [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / S.Žīgure, I.Franckevica, A.Zavorins ...[et al.] // 27th EADV (European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology) Congress (Paris, France, Sept.12-16, 2018) [Elektroniskais resurss] : Program. - Paris, 2018. - ePoster No.P1640. - Resurss aprakstīts 2018.g. 15.okt. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://eadvprogram.m-anage.com/eadvparis2018/en-GB/Program…

Pētersone, Gerda. Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis [Elektroniskais resurss] / G.Petersone, S.Zigure // Weill Cornell Seminar in Salzburg in collaboration with Medical University Vienna "Dermatology" (Salzburg, Austria, Jan.28-Febr.3, 2018) [Elektroniskais resurss] : [Abstracts]. - Salzburg, 2018. - 1 p. - Resurss aprakstīts 2018.g. 30.okt. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://platform.aaf-online.org/ext/omi/applications/catalog…

Pētersone, Gerda. Role of direct and indirect immunofluorescence in the diagnostics of autoimmune bullous disorders / G.Petersone, S.Zigure, A.Zavorins // International Conference "Dermatology without borders" (Liepāja, Latvia, Aug.16-18, 2018) : Program & Abstracts / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, Latvijas Dermatovenerologu biedrība. - Liepāja, 2018. - [7.lpp.]

Trichoscopy – a useful diagnostic tool in Netherton syndrome [Elektroniskais resurss] / G.Pētersone, S.Žīgure, A.Zavorins ...[et al.] // 5th World Congress of Dermoscopy (Thessaloniki, Greece, June 14-16, 2018) [Elektroniskais resurss] : Abstract Book. - Thessaloniki, 2018. - P.86. - Resurss aprakstīts 2018.g. 15.okt. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: https://docplayer.net/80732015-5-th-world-congress-of-dermo…

Žīgure, Sanita. Atrichia, keratosis follicularis and coloboma : [abstract] / S.Zigure, J.Pudova // Dermatology Review/Przegląd Dermatologiczny. - Vol.105, No.1 (2018), p.163-164. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Amosova, Kristina. Epidermolysis bullosa in newborn : a case report / K.Amosova, S.Zigure, I.Grantina // Allergy: European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. - Vol.72, Issue S103 (2017, Aug.), p.784-785. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

A case of fixed drug eruption using sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim [Elektroniskais resurss] / K.Amosova, E.Aleksejeva, S.Žigure ...[et al.] // Allergy School on Drug Allergy in Children (Belgrade, Serbia, Sept.22-24, 2016) [Elektroniskais resurss] : Abstracts. - Belgrade, 2016. - Abstract No.CC5. - Resurss aprakstīts 2018.g. 15.okt. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.eaaci.org/documents/schools/Belgrade_Serbia_2016…

Koreņevska, Aija. Arteficial dermatitis in the Adolescent with existing Psoriasis Vulgaris / A.Koreņevska ; scientific research supervisors: S.Zigure, O.Ciepiela // 24th ISSC International Student Scientific Conference (Gdańsk, Poland, April 27-29, 2016) : [Abstracts]. - Gdańsk, 2016. - P.325.

Leukocyte adhesion deficiency, type I (clinical case) / T.Prokofjeva, S.Zigure, J.Pavare ...[et al.] // The 3rd Baltic Paediatric Congress (Riga, Latvia, Aug.19-21, 2015) : Abstracts. - Riga, 2015. - P.60.

New perspectives of dermatoscopy / R.Karls, J.Janovska, J.Ķīsis, S.Žīgure // 2nd International Medical Meeting & 17th LDVA Congress = 2.Starptautiskā medicīnas konference & 17.LDVA kongress (Riga, Latvia, June 14-15, 2013) : Final Program and Abstract Book. - Riga, 2013. - P.38.

Žīgure, Sanita. Early diagnostics of Langerhans cell histiocytosis in Latvia and clinical features on skin in children / S.Zigure, A.Vojevodina // 2nd International Medical Meeting & 17th LDVA Congress = 2.Starptautiskā medicīnas konference & 17.LDVA kongress (Riga, Latvia, June 14-15, 2013) : Final Program and Abstract Book. - Riga, 2013. - P.55-56.

Žīgure, Sanita. Langerhansa šūnu histiocitoze, klīniskas izpausmes ādā, agrīna diagnostika pacientiem bērnu vecumā Latvijā / S.Žīgure, A.Vojevodina // 2nd International Medical Meeting & 17th LDVA Congress = 2.Starptautiskā medicīnas konference & 17.LDVA kongress (Riga, Latvia, June 14-15, 2013) : Final Program and Abstract Book. - Riga, 2013. - P.80.

Books and brochures​​

Laimas slimības diagnostika un ārstēšana bērniem : uz literatūru un pierādījumiem balstītas praktiskas rekomendācijas / D.Zavadska, I.Lubaua, V.Staņēviča, S.Žīgure ...[u.c.]. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2018. - 32, [1] lpp.

Contacts

Colleagues

Alexander Lerner
Visiting professor
Aigars Pētersons
Rector, Academic Staff
Ludmila Vīksna
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Chair, Convent of Councillors
Guntis Bahs
Vice-Rector for Health Studies, Academic Staff
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Pēteris Tretjakovs
Head of the Department, Head of Study Programme
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
Juta Kroiča
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
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff