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Work experience

2017 - Present

Lecturer

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Department of Morphology

2015 - Present

Study Process Specialist

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Department of Morphology

2015 - 2017

Acting Assistant

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Department of Morphology

2012 - 2017

Medical Consultant

Medical journal "Medicus Bonus"

2014 - 2015

Study Process Organizer

Rīga Stradiņš University, Department of Surgery

Education and training

2015 - Present

Doctoral Studies, Study Programme "Medicine"

Rīga Stradiņš University

2008 - 2014

Medical Doctor’s Diploma

Rīga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

11.10.2017. - 22.11.2017. TThematic cycle „Improvisation in pedagogic work”. Lecturer: Dainis Gaidelis (Daile Theater), RSU PIC.

07.10.2017. Thematic workshop „Formation of attractive presentations”. Lecturer: Jānis Jakobs (Technology company "Digitālā Meistarība"), RSU PIC.

01.06.2016.-02.06.2016. Seminar about the data processing methods in Medical statistics. University of Gothenburg (Gothenburg, Sweden), Professor Max Petzold.

25.05.2016. Guest lecture "Regeneration of Peripheral Nerve System". Bogomolets National Medical University (Kiev, Ukraine), Professor Yuri Chaikovsky.

11.05.2016. Introduction Course in Digital Pathology (The Glissando Slide Scanner by Objective Imaging Ltd.).

07.03.2016.-11.03.2016. Course of lectures "Regenerative medicine" and "Stem cell biology". Centre for Regenerative Medicine (Edinburgh, UK), Post Doctoral Researcher Andrejs Ivanovs. ​

Field of research

  • ​Morphology and pathology of airways and lung;
  • Innate and adaptive immunity of airways and lungs;
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). ​

Lectured study course

Embryology

Functional Histology

Functional Histology and Embryology

Histology and Medical Cell Biology

Anatomy and Histology

Histology and Functional Embryology

Time Management in the Study Process

Supervised study course

Histology and Functional Embryology

Memberships

2016-ongoing. Member of Latvian Anatomist, Histologist and Embriologist Society.

2016-ongoing. Member of Riga Stradins university Constitution Assembly.

2016-ongoing. Member of Latvian Clinicaly Integrative Morphology Association.

2016-ongoing. Member of European Respiratory Society (ERS).

2012-2013. Member of the Latvian Medical Student Association (LaMSA). ​

Publications

Research articles​​

Vitenberga, Zane. Age-related lung tissue remodeling due to the local distribution of MMP-2, TIMP-2, TGF-β and Hsp70 / Z Vitenberga, M Pilmane // Biotech Histochem. 2018 Jan 12:1-10. (PubMed)

DOI:https://doi.org/10.1080/10520295.2017.1421322

Vitenberga, Zane. COPD affected lung tissue remodelling due to the local distribution of MMP-2, TIMP-2, TGF-ß1 and HSP-70 / Z.Vitenberga, M.Pilmane, A.Babjoniševa // Papers on Anthropology / University of Tartu. Centre for Physical Anthropology. - Tartu, 2017. - [Vol.] XXVI, No.2, p.157-167. (PubMed, Scopus)

Vitenberga, Zane. Inflammatory, anti-inflammatory and regulatory cytokines in relatively healthy lung tissue as an essential part of the local immune system / Z.Vitenberga, M.Pilmane // Biomedical Papers of the Medical Faculty of the University Palacký, Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. - Vol.161, No.2 (2017, June), p.164-173. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

Clinical relevance of haematologic parameters in predicting the malignant potential of suspicious renal masses / D.Baltina, V.Lietuvietis, R.Erts, Z.Vitenberga, S.Donina ...[et al.] // Acta Chirurgica Latviensis. - No.15/1 (2015), p.12-17.

Vitenberga, Zane. Cytokines and defensins in tissue biopsies obtained by bronchoscopy from patients with post-intubation tracheal stenosis [Elektroniskais resurss] / Z.Vitenberga, M.Pilmane, A.Babjoniševa // British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.10, No.8 (2015), p.1-12. - Resurss aprakstīts 2016.g. 3.febr. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://sciencedomain.org/issue/1319

Kalējs, Oskars. Insulta profilakse mirdzaritmijas pacientiem : [stāsta Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes prof.] / O.Kalējs ; materiāla sagat. Z.Vitenberga // Medicus Bonus. - Nr.16 (2014, janv./febr./marts), 19.-20., 22.-[23.]lpp.

Abstracts​​

Vitenberga Zane. COPD affected lung tissue remodeling due to the local distribution of MMP-2, TIMP-2, TGF-β1 and Hsp-70 / Z. Vitenberga, M. Pilmane, A. Babjoniseva // The 9th Baltic Morphology Conference (Tartu, Estonia, September 27-29, 2017).

Z.Vitenberga. Inflammatory, anti-inflammatory and regulatory cytokines IL-1α, IL-4, IL-6, IL-7, IL-8 and IL-10 in COPD affected lung tissue / Z.Vitenberga, M.Pilmane, A.Babjoniseva // XXV International Symposium on Morphological Sciences (China, Xian, July 26-30, 2017) / Annals of Anatomy. - Elsevier. pp 56-57.

Vitenberga, Zane. Iekaisuma, pretiekaisuma un regulējošo interleikīnu izvērtējums HOPS skartos plaušu audos / Z.Vitenberga, M.Pilmane, A.Babjoniševa // 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2017.g. 6.-7.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2017. - 193.lpp.

Vitenberga, Zane. The appearance and distribution of inflammatory, anti-inflammatory and regulatory interleukins in relatively healthy lung tissue [Elektroniskais resurss] / Z.Vitenberga, M.Pilmane // European Respiratory Journal [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.48, Issue Suppl.60 (2016, Sept.), abstr. No.PA1830. - ERS International Congress (London, UK, Sept.3-7, 2016) : [Abstracts]. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/48/suppl_60/PA1830

Vitenberga, Zane. Iekaisuma, pretiekaisuma un regulējošo interleikīnu ekspresija relatīvi veselu Latvijas iedzīvotāju plaušu audos / Z.Vitenberga, M.Pilmane, A.Babjoniševa // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 53.lpp.

Pilmane, Māra. Tipiskas un netipiskas audu reakcijas ar dažādām plaušu anomālijām un iekaisumu sirgstošu jaundzimušo plaušās / M.Pilmane, Z.Vitenberga // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 147.lpp.

Vitenberga, Zane. Local expression of interleukins in relatively normal lung tissue / Z.Vitenberga, M.Pilmane, A.Babjoniševa // The 8th Baltic Morphology Scientific Conference "Interdisciplinary nature of contemporary morphology" (Vilnius, Lithuania, Nov.12-14, 2015) : [Abstract Book] / Vilnius University. - Vilnius, 2015. - P.69.

A single–site comparison of laparoscopic versus open radical nephrectomy : changes in routine peripheral blood tests [Elektroniskais resurss] / Z.Vitenberga, V.Cauce, D.Baltiņa, S.Doniņa, V.Lietuvietis ...[et al.] // European Urology Supplements [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.14, No.3 (2015, May), p.e1144. - 2nd EAU (European Association of Urology) Baltic Meeting (Riga, Latvia, May 29-30, 2015) : [Abstracts]. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S156990561….

A single–site comparison of laparoscopic versus open radical nephrectomy : length of postoperative hospital stay [Elektroniskais resurss] / Z.Vitenberga, V.Cauce, V.Lietuvietis ...[et al.] // European Urology Supplements [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Vol.14, No.3 (2015, May), p.e1151. - 2nd EAU (European Association of Urology) Baltic Meeting (Riga, Latvia, May 29-30, 2015) : [Abstracts]. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S156990561….

Pirmsoperācijas perifērisko asins ainas rādītāju atšķirības pacientiem ar labdabīgiem un ļaundabīgiem nieru jaunveidojumiem / D.Baltiņa, Z.Vitenberga, V.Lietuvietis, S.Doniņa ...[u.c.] // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 270.lpp.

Vitenberga, Zane. Bronhoskopiski iegūtu audu morfoloģiskā un imūnhistoķīmiskā analīze pacientiem ar pēcintubācijas trahejas stenozi / Z.Vitenberga, M.Pilmane, A.Babjoniševa // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 110.lpp.

The association between body mass index (BMI) morphologic type and survival in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in Latvia / D.Baltina, V.Lietuvietis, M.Sperga, Z.Vitenberga, S.Donina ...[et al.] // Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. - Vol.10, Suppl.9 (2014, Dec.), p.64. - Starptautiski citējamā izdevumā.

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