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physician , researcher

Modra Murovska, Latvian physician, researcher. Achievements include research in bovine endogenous retrovirus; research in bovine leukaemia virus; research in human lymphotropic retroviruses; research in human blood-borne viruses. Scholar, Japanese Society for Promotion of Science, 1986-1987; Research scholarship, Japanese Society Promotion of Science, 1989-1990, Research fellowship, Nordic Medical Council, 1993-1994.


Murovska, Modra was born on July 16, 1949 in Saldus, Latvia. Daughter of Valija Murovska and Fricis Murovskis.


Doctor of Medicine, Riga Medical Institute, Latvia, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Cancer Research Center, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Academy Medical Sciences, Moscow, 1978.


Junior researcher August Kirchenstein Institute Microbiology, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, 1974—1981, senior researcher, 1981—1986, head department oncovirology, since 1986. Member Latvian Council of Sciences Experts' Committee for Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Virology, Riga, 1993—2002, Latvian Council of Sciences Experts' Committee for Medicine, Riga, since 2001.


  • Achievements include research in bovine endogenous retrovirus. Research in bovine leukaemia virus. Research in human lymphotropic retroviruses.

    Research in human blood-borne viruses.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chair Latvian Quality Council, Riga, 2001. Member of American Society Microbiology, European Society Clinical Virology, European Association Cancer Research.


Married Viktors Radzus, April 10, 1952.

Valija Murovska

Fricis Murovskis

Viktors Radzus