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, Dr.med. (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]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.lza.lv/scientists/Murovska.htm
  2. http://www.name-us.org/defintionspages/DefinitionsArticles/2012_ICC%20primer.pdf
  3. http://www.lza.lv/scientists/Murovska.htm
  4. http://www.lza.lv/scientists/Murovska.htm
  5. http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/ca/CA15111?management
  6. Carruthers, Bruce M.; van de Sande, Marjorie I.; De Meirleir, Kenny L.; Klimas, Nancy G.; Broderick, Gordon; Mitchell, Terry; Staines, Donald; Powles, A. C. Peter; Speight, Nigel; Vallings, Rosamund; Bateman, Lucinda; Baumgarten-Austrheim, Barbara; Bell, David; Carlo-Stella, Nicoletta; Chia, John; Darragh, Austin; Jo, Daehyun; Lewis, Donald; Light, Alan; Marshall-Gradisnik, Sonya; Mena, Ismael; Mikovits, Judy; Miwa, Kunihisa; Murovska, Modra; Pall, Martin; Stevens, Staci (Aug 22, 2011). "Myalgic encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria". Journal of Internal Medicine. 270 (4): 327–338. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2796.2011.02428.x. ISSN 0954-6820. PMC 3427890Freely accessible. PMID 21777306. 
  7. Chapenko, Svetlana; Krumina, Angelika; Kozireva, S.; Nora, Zaiga; 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 
  8. Chapenko, S.; Krumina, A.; Logina, I.; Rasa, S.; Chistjakovs, M.; Sultanova, A.; Viksna, L.; Murovska, M. (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, doi:10.1155/2012/2050850 
  9. Rasa, Santa; Nora-Krukle, Zaiga; 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. Krumina, Angelika; Vasiljeva, Ginta; Ivanovs, Andrejs; Gintere, Sandra; Kovalchuka, Lilija; Rasa, Santa; Chapenko, Svetlana; Murovska, Modra; Viksna, Ludmila; Logina, Inara (2014), "Assessment of Value of Fatigue Severity and Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Fibromyalgia", British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, 4: 5866-5877, doi:10.9734/BJMMR/2014/12225 
  11. 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 
  12. Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Freitag, Helma; Blanco, Julià; Capelli, Enrica; Lacerda, Eliana; Authier, Jerome; Meeus, Mira; Castro Marrero, Jesus; Nora-Krukle, Zaiga; Oltra, Elisa; Strand, Elin Bolle; Shikova, Evelina; Sekulic, Slobodan; Murovska, Modra (Jul 26, 2017). "The European ME/CFS Biomarker Landscape project: an initiative of the European network EUROMENE". Journal of Translational Medicine. 15 (1). doi:10.1186/s12967-017-1263-z. ISSN 1479-5876. PMC 5530475Freely accessible. PMID 28747192. 
  13. 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 
  14. Estévez-López, Fernando; Castro-Marrero, Jesus; Wang, Xia; Bakken, Inger Johanne; Ivanovs, Andrejs; Nacul, Luis; Sepúlveda, Nuno; Strand, Elin B.; Pheby, Derek; Alegre, José; Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Shikova, Evelina; Lorusso, Lorenzo; Capelli, Enrica; Sekulic, Slobodan; Lacerda, Eliana; Murovska, Modra (Sep 1, 2018). "Prevalence and incidence of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome in Europe—the Euro-epiME study from the European network EUROMENE: a protocol for a systematic review". BMJ Open. 8 (9): e020817. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020817. ISSN 2044-6055. PMID 30181183. 
  15. Rasa, Santa; Nora-Krukle, Zaiga; Henning, Nina; Eliassen, Eva; Shikova, Evelina; Harrer, Thomas; Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Murovska, Modra; Prusty, Bhupesh K.; European Network on ME/CFS (EUROMENE) (Oct 1, 2018). "Chronic viral infections in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)". Journal of Translational Medicine. 16 (1). doi:10.1186/s12967-018-1644-y. ISSN 1479-5876. PMID 30285773. 

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome


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