Riga Stradins University (RSU) is the largest university in Latvia. It derives from the Rīga Medical Institute and offers medicine and health care studies as well as dynamic social science studies. More than 8000 students are enrolled in University programmes and about 25% are from abroad. Within the University, the Medical Education Technology Centre offers local and international medical and healthcare students the opportunity to use advanced technological features in training and lecture rooms equipped with up-to- date simulator systems.
Edvīns Miklaševičs Ph.D. is Professor of Medical Genetics at Riga Stradiņš University and Director of Institute of Oncology. His Group is involved in study of risk factors for genetic susceptibility of cancer and prognostic – predictive tumour biomarkers. He is one of leading regional contributors in molecular epidemiology of heritable cancers. His group will collaborate in patients recruitment and genetic analysis.