Riga Stradins University

Riga Stradins University

Rīga Stradiņš University holds a unique place in Latvia’s scientific field, providing a full research cycle from laboratory to hospital bed. This applies particularly to such research fields of public importance as oncology, infections, paediatrics, rehabilitation and dentistry. RSU is a leading academic research institution in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, rehabilitation and nursing sciences. 

Since 2008, Rīga Stradiņš University research activities have been organized within the following RSU priority research directions:

  1. Ageing: biological ageing factors and quality of life in Latvian population
  2. Structural biology, functional and biomechanical studies for new diagnostic tools and new therapeutic interventions
  3. Endogenous and exogenous risk factors in Latvia, comprehensive analysis of public health determinants
  4. Modern approaches to infection agents, their role in infections relevant for Latvia
  5. Mortality and disability factors during childhood
  6. Cancer: research on clinical and molecular characteristics and their advancement for prevention, early diagnosis and improvement of treatment strategies
  7. Immunochemical, radiological and clinical methods in research on dentofacial and maxillofacial deformities and anomalies
  8. Clinical epidemiology of functional limitations caused by health disturbances
  9. Social dimension of medicine, effects of globalisation

Lead PI - Dace Zavadska, PhD

Main tasks under the Project:

  • RSU will mainly be involved in the activities of WP1
  • Will contribute to the successful undertaking of PERFORM’s clinical studies