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Work experience

2014 - Present

Assistant Professor

Riga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery

2008 - Present

Consultant Neurology

Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital

2013 - Present

Study Process Organiser

Riga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery

2008 - Present

Neurosonologist

Paul Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital

2016 - Present

Electroencephalography specialist

Paul Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital

2014 - Present

Electromyography specialist

Paul Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital

2007 - 2013

Specialist training issues

Riga Stradiņš University , Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery

Education and training

2008 - 2011

Doctor of Medicine (PhD)

Riga Stradiņš University, "S100 protein and neuron-specific enolase of as diagnostic and prognostic biomarker of cerebral infarction"

2003 - 2008

Postgraduate studies in Neurology

Riga Stradiņš University

1997 - 2003

Medical Doctor's degree (MD)

Riga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine,

1994 - 1997

Secondary education

Riga State Gymnasium No.1

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

2018. BALCONE 2018, 9th Baltic Congress of Neurology, Kaunas, Lithuania

2018. V Baltic Conference on Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Disorders

2018. 70th AAN Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, USA

2017. 22nd Meeting of the European Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics, Berlin Germany, 19-21 May

2017. 3rd European Stroke Organization Conference. Prague, Czech.Rep. 16-18 May

2016. 2 nd Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015.  1 st Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, Berlin, Germany

2015.  BALCONE 2015, 8th Baltic Congress of Neurology, Riga, Latvia

2015. II Baltic Conference on Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Disorders, Riga, Latvia

2014. Elektromiography dg. method.  Sertificate No.80153

2014.  23th European Stroke Conference, Nice, France

2014.  Baltic Conference on Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Disorders, Vilnius, Lithuania

2012.  7th Baltic Congress of Neurology, Tartu, Estonia

2011.  20th European Stroke Conference, Hamburg, Germany

2011. 15th Congress of the European Federation of Neurological Societies, Budapest, Hungary

2010.  14th Congress of the European Federation of Neurological Societies, Geneva, Swizerland

2008. Neurosonology dg. method.  Sertfificate No. A-1165

2008.12th Congress of the European Federation of Neurological Societies

2008.  Endovascular strok treatment options.Tallin,Estonia

2007. MD - trainee King's College London, Clinic of Neurosience, London, England

2006. Stroke Up Date Meeting 2006. Karolinskas universitāte, Zviedrija

2006.16. Eiropas neirologu asociāciju konference. Lozann, Swizerland

2006. gads Implementation of stroke thrombolysis and increasing the awarness of stroke in the

Baltics: first steps. Vilnus, Lithuania

2006.  5th Baltic Neurology Congress. Riga, Latvia

2006.  Stroke treatment options. Kazimierz Dolny, Poland

2005.  9th Congress of European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS). Athens, Greece

2005 15 th Meeting of the European Neurology Society. Stroke, Current treatments in neurology.Wien, Austria

2004.  Merz +Co Teaching course in Management of Parkinson Disease, Zalcburg, Austria

2004.  3rdBaltic Atherosclerosis Congress, 1st International Congress of the Latvian Society of Cardiology. Riga, Latvia

Field of research

 

  • ​Neurodegenerative Disorders, Parkinson's  Disease, Alzheimer's  Disease
  • ​Cerebrovascular Disorders, diagnostic  and treatment strategies
  •  Primary and Secondary Stroke Prevention
  • Participation in scientific contract work RSU “Epidemiology of  Tick-Bone Encephalitis and Field effectiveness of TBE Vaccination in Latvia” (2018-2020)

Supervised study course

  • Study course of "Neurology"​, Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy​

Lectured study course

  • Riga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, lectured study course of Neurology
  • Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Occupational  lectured study course of Neurology
  • Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Rehabilitationy, Physiotherapy, lectured study course of Neurology and Neurosurgery

 

Supervised and reviewed student research papers

Supervised:

qualification papers: 6

doctoral thesis:1

Reviewed:

qualification papers: 9

Memberships

  • Expert of the Latvian Council of Science from 18 February, 2017 (Resolution No 10-3-1)
  • Member of EAN Scientific Panel on Dementia and cognitive disorders
  • Member of EAN Scientific Panel - ALS and frontotemporal dementia
  • Member  of Latvian Neurologists Association
  • ​Member of European Academy of Neurology (EAN)
  • Member of European Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics (ESNCH)
  • Member of Society of Neurosonology
  • Member of  Latvian Association of Epilepsy

Publications

 

  • Cardioembolic Stroke in Latvia: Prevention and Long-Term Outcome // CBU International Conference on Innovations in Science and Education. March 23-25 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, Proceedings of CBU 180509961, vol.4; p. 615 - 621  http://dx.doi.org/10.12955/cbup.v4.82,.
  • Problems of Cardioembolic Stroke Primary and Secondary Prevention in the Latvian Population.// Proceedings of  Latvian Academy of Sciences, Section B, Vol 69 (2015), No. 5 (698), pp 199-204. DOI: 10.1515/prolas-2015-0029.
  • Endovascular thrombectomy in treatment of patients with acute ischemic stroke- P.Stradins Clinical University Hospital experience. Acta Chirurgica Latviensis 2011(11/2): 56–57 p.
  •  “Changing perspectives on frontotemporal dementia” BALCONE 2018. 9. Baltic Congress of Neurology 6.-8.09.2018, Kaunas, Lithuania
  •  “Olfactory function decrease in patients with low Monreal Cognitive Assesment score”, BALCONE2018.9. Baltic Congress of Neurology 6.-8.09.2018, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • “Patients sociodemografic profile association with severity of cognitive impairment” BALCONE 2018. Baltic Congress of Neurology 6.-8.09.2018, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • “Paraneoplastic neuropathy combination with limbic encephalitis with positive anti-HU antibody” BALCONE 2018. Baltic Congress of Neurology 6.-8.09.2018, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • “Our Experience Of Using Implantable Loop Recorder Devices To Specify Stroke Etiology In Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia From 2014 To 2017”; 4th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN); 16.-19.06.2018 Lisbon, Portugal
  •  “The Change in Antithrombotic Medication Profile Of Cardioembolic Stroke Prevention In Latvia From 2014 To 2016 “4th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN); ); 16.-19.06.2018 Lisbon, Portugal
  •  “The results of using implantable loop recorder devices in cryptogenic stroke survivors for stroke etiology determination in Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital from 2014 to 2017”;2018 IBRO Neuroscience Forum; 20.-22.4.2018, Krakov, Poland
  • “Gender-Based Difference Of Cardioembolic Stroke Long-Term Mortality In Latvia From 2014 To 2016”; 4th European Stroke Organization Conference (ESOC 2018)16.-18.05.2018; Geteborg, Sweden
  •  “Cardioembolic stroke long-term outcome and mortality in Latvian population 2014 and 2015 compared” European Stroke Organisation Conference, , 16. – 18.05.2017.Prague, Czech Republic
  •  “Reperfusion therapy in acute stroke: mechanical thrombectomy vs combined treatment”. European Stroke Organisation Conference, 16. – 18.05.2017. Prague, Czech Republic
  •  “Long-term outcome and secondary prevention of cardioembolic stroke in severely disabled patients.”3rd Congress of the European Academy of Neurology;  24.–27.06. 2017; Amsterdam, Netherland
  •  “Cardioembolic stroke long-term outcome in Latvia.” 2nd Congress of European Academy of neurology,28.-31.05.2016.Copenhagen, Denmark
  •  “Cardioembolic stroke prevention and mortality for elderly patients in Latvia” 2nd Congress of European Academy of neurology,.28.-31.05.2016.Copenhagen, Denmark
  •  “365 day mortality of cardioembolic stroke patients in Latvian population” The 25th European Stroke Conference, 13.-15.04.2016;Venice, Italy
  • “Primary And Secondary Stroke Prevention For Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In Latvia 365 Day Follow Up.” The 25th European Stroke Conference, 13.-15.04.2016;Venice, Italy
  • “Outcome and secondary prevention in stroke survivors with atrial fibrillation a 365 day follow-up”,The 3rd International conference on Heart and Brain, , 25.-27.02.2016, Paris, France
  • “First results of monitoring large artery cryptogenic embolic stroke survivors using Reveal® device”; The 3rd Inerenational conference on Heart and Brain, 25.-27.02.2016, Paris, France
  •  “Outcome and secondary prevention in stroke survivors with atrial fibrillation” 24th European Stroke Conference, Vienna, Austria, 2015
  •  Association of protein S100ß and NSE with Efficient Trombolytic therapy and Higher Risk of Hemorrhagic Transformation After Thrombolytic Therapy in Acute Stroke. XXI European Stroke Conference, 2012, Lisbon, Portugal
  •  “Association of protein S100ß and NSE with Efficient Trombolytic therapy and Higher Risk of Hemorrhagic Transformation After Thrombolytic Therapy in Acute Stroke.” XXI European Stroke Conference, 2012, Lisbon, Portugal
  •   The association of cerebral biomarkers in acute stroke period with cerebral infarct volume. 15th Congress of the European Federation of Neurological Societies, 2011, Hamburg, Germany
  •   “Endovascular thrombotectomy in treatment of patients with acute iscemic stroke – single center experience.” 16th Nordic Congress on Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2011, Hamburg, Germany

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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
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