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pharmacologist , researcher

Vija Zaiga Klusa, Latvian pharmacologist, researcher. Achievements include research in Neuroprotection Neuropeptides. Recipient State prize, Russia, 1981. Member of European Academy of Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences, Latvian Academy of Sciences.

Background

Klusa, Vija Zaiga was born on September 5, 1940 in Riga, Latvia. Daughter of Alfreds Jekabs Grikis and Zenta Lucija Grike.

Education

Graduate, Riga Medical Institute, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tartu, Estonia, 1968. Doctor in Habilitation Medical, Institute Pharm, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1984.

Career

Head laboratory Latvian Institute Organic Synthesis, Riga, 1978—1998. Professor University Latvia, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Neuroprotection Neuropeptides.

Membership

Member of European Academy of Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences, Latvian Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, literature, travel.

Connections

Married Janis Kluss, September 30, 1961. 1 child Andris Kluss.

father:
Alfreds Jekabs Grikis

mother:
Zenta Lucija Grike

spouse:
Janis Kluss

child:
Andris Kluss Klusa