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researcher , Medical educator

Valdis Pirags, medical educator, researcher. Achievements include research in Activation of Protein Kinase C beta by acute glycemia. Recipient prize Advancement Sciences, Kuwait Foundation, 2003; fellow, Institute Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Riga, 1990-1993. Grand master Grand Lodge Latvia, Riga, since 2003; Master: European Society Endocrinology.

Background

Pirags, Valdis Son of Roberts and Ausma Pirags.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1995.

Career

Head clinic P.Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia, since 1990. Council member European Association Study Diabetes, Brussels, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Activation of Protein Kinase C beta by acute glycemia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers (Karl Oberdisse Award for the best medical journal article from the North Rhein-Westphalian Society for Diabetes and Endocrinology, 1996).

Membership

Grand master Grand Lodge Latvia, Riga, since 2003. Master: European Society Endocrinology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, skiing, collection of maps.

Connections

Married Petra Krike, 1987.

father:
Roberts Pirags

mother:
Ausma Pirags

spouse:
Petra Krike