Modra Murovska

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Modra Murovska, MD, PhD, (b. 1949)[1] is a researcher in virology, medical microbiology, and molecular biology; the Director of A. Kirchenstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia; and an Associate Professor at Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia.[2] She is a member of the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME).[3]

In 2009-2012, Dr. Murovska was assigned as Principle Investigator for the Latvian Council of Science in the investigation of etiopathogenesis of chronic fatigue syndrome, post-infection and unspecified origin encephalopathy and elaboration of diagnostic criterions.[4]

EUROMENE[edit | edit source]

Dr. Murovska chairs the Management Committee of EUROMENE, a European Union not-for-profit research organization committed to tackling the cause and treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and was the impetus to the program being started.[5]

International Consensus Criteria[edit | edit source]

Dr. Murovska is one of the authors of the 2011 case definition, International Consensus Criteria.[6]

Education[edit | edit source]

  • 1972, MD, Riga Medical Institute /Medical Academy of Latvia/ (Faculty of Pediatrics)
  • 1978, (Candidate of Science in former USSR system, Ph.D. in Western countries), Cancer Research Centre, USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Studies[edit | edit source]

Online Presence[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  6. Carruthers, BM; van de Sande, MI; De Meirleir, KL; Klimas, NG; Broderick, G; Mitchell, T; Staines, D; Powles, A C P; Speight, N; Vallings, R; Bateman, L; Baumgarten-Austrheim, B; Bell, DS; Carlo-Stella, N; Chia, J; Darragh, A; Jo, D; Lewis, D; Light, A; Marshall-Gradisnik, S; Mena, I; Mikovits, JA; Miwa, K; Murovska, M; Pall, ML; Stevens, S (2011), "Myalgic encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria.", Journal of Internal Medicine, 270 (4): 327-38, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2796.2011.02428.x, PMID 21777306 
  7. Sotzny, Franziska; Blanco, Julià; Capelli, Enrica; Castro-Marrero, Jesús; Steiner, Sophie; Murovska, Modra; Scheibenbogen, Carmen (2018), "Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Evidence for an autoimmune disease", Autoimmunity Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.autrev.2018.01.009 
  8. Rasa, Santa; Chapenko, Svetlana; Krumina, Angelika; Zazerska, Zane; Murovska, Modra (2016), "Occurrence, phase and status of human parvovirus B19 infection in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome", Journal of Clinical Virology, 82 (S141), doi:10.1016/j.jcv.2016.08.285 
  9. Rasa, Santa; Zaiga, Nora-Krukle; Chapenko, Svetlana; Krumina, Angelika; Roga, Silvija; Murovska, Modra (2014), "No evidence of XMRV provirus sequences in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and individuals with unspecified encephalopathy", The New Microbiologica, 37 (1): 17-24, PMID 24531167 
  10. Chapenko, Svetlana; Krumina, Angelika; Logina, Inara; Rasa, Santa; Chistjakovs, Maksims; Sultanova, Alina; Viksna, Ludmila; Murovska, Modra (2012), "Association of active human herpesvirus-6, -7 and parvovirus B19 infection with clinical outcomes in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.", Advances in Virology, 2012 (205085), doi:10.1155/2012/2050850 
  11. Chapenko, Svetlana; Krumina, Angelika; Kozireva, S.; Nora, Z.; Sultanova, Alina; Viksna, Ludmila; Murovska, Modra (2006), "Activation of human herpesviruses 6 and 7 in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.", Journal of Clinical Virology, 37 (Suppl 1): S47-51, doi:10.1016/S1386-6532(06)70011-7, PMID 17276369 

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