Lidiia Zhytnik

Name: Lidiia Zhytnik
Country: Estonia
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Institution: The University of Tartu
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EDUCATION: 2015-… THE UNIVERSITY OF TARTU Faculty of Medicine, PhD, Orthopaedics 2012-2014 THE UNIVERSITY OF TARTU Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, MSc, Biomedicine 2008-2012 THE UNIVERSITY OF TARTU Faculty of Science and Technology, BSc, Genetic technology 1996-2008 SILLAMÄE KANNUKA SCHOOL Secondary education (graduated with excellence) WORK EXPERIENCE: 07/2018-… THE UNIVERSITY OF TARTU Medical Faculty, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Junior Researcher 01/2016-08/2018 THE UNIVERSITY OF TARTU Medical Faculty, Institute of Clinical Medicine, assistant 11/2014-12/2015 THE UNIVERSITY OF TARTU Clinic of Traumatology and Orthopaedics assistant 01/2014-04/2014 VU University Medical Center, Center of connective tissue disorders (Amsterdam, Holland), Intern 05/2011- 07/2011 AS MOLYCORP SILMET Roentgen spectral analysis laboratory assistant R&D RELATED MANAGERIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK: 2018-2020 OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA FEDERATION EUROPE Medical Advisory Board member 2016-... Ukrainian Association of Crystal People Adviser RESEARCH TOPICS: Genetics, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Bone fragility, Rare disorders

PUBLICATIONS: Articles 1. “De novo and inherited pathogenic variants in collagen-related Osteogenesis Imperfecta”. Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine (2019, accepted). Authors: Zhytnik L, Maasalu K, Duy B.H., Pashenko A, Khmyzov S, Reimann E, Prans E, Kõks S, Märtson A. 2. „Mutational analysis of COL1A1 and COL1A2 genes among Estonian osteogenesis imperfecta patients”. Zhytnik L, Maasalu K, Reimann E, Prans E, Kõks S, Märtson A. Hum Genomics. 2017;11(1):19. doi:10.1186/s40246-017-0115-5 3. "Transcriptional Landscape Analysis Identifies Differently Expressed Genes Involved in Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Induced Postmenopausal Osteoporosis". Authors: Katre Maasalu, Ott Laius, Lidiia Zhytnik, Sulev Kõks, Ele Prans, Ene Reimann, Aare Märtson Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2017 Jan;242(2):203-213. doi:10.1177/1535370216679899. 4. “The clinical features of OI in Vietnam". Authors: Ho Duy Binh, Katre Maasalu, Vu Chi Dung, Can T. Bich Ngoc, Ton That Hung, Tran V. Nam, Le N. Thanh Nhan, Ele Prans, Ene Reimann, Lidiia Zhytnik, Sulev Kõks, Aare Märtson Int Orthop. 2017 Jan;41(1):21-29. doi: 10.1007/s00264-016-3315-z. 5. „Mutation analysis of the COL1A1 and COL1A2 genes in Vietnamese patients with osteogenesis imperfecta“. Authors: Binh Ho Duy, Lidiia Zhytnik, Katre Maasalu, Ivo Kändla, Ele Prans, Ene Reimann, Aare Märtson and Sulev Kõks Hum Genomics. 2016; 10: 27. doi: 10.1186/s40246-016-0083-1 6. „Whole-exome sequencing identifies de novo mutation in the COL1A1 gene to underlie the severe Osteogenesis Imperfecta“. Authors: Katre Maasalu, Sulev Kõks, Tiit Nikopensius, Ele Prans, Margit Nõukas, Mart Kals, Lidiia Zhytnik, Andres Metspalu, Aare Märtson Hum Genomics. 2015; 9:6. doi: 10.1186/s40246-015-0028-0 7. “Osteogenesis imperfecta – overview of a rare disorder. Experience of Estonia”. (article in Estonian) Authors: Katre Maasalu, Lidiia Zhytnik, Tiia Reimand, Sulev Kõks, Aare Märtson Eesti Arst: 94 (Lisa 5), 22-27, 2015 Abstracts 1. “Interfamilial diversity in patients with collagen-related Osteogenesis Imperfecta.” ECTS Annual congress 2. “Genotype-phenotype correlations in Osteogenesis Imperfecta patients from Estonia, Ukraine and Vietnam”, ECTS PhD training course 3. „The COL1A1/2 mutational spectrum in Estonian, Ukrainian and Vietnamese Osteogenesis Imperfecta patients“, 13th International Conference on Osteogenesis Imperfecta 4. „Correlation of the first fracture time and COL1A1/2 mutations in patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta“, Bone Abstracts, 8th International Conference on Children's Bone Health 5. „COL1A1 ja COL1A2 mutatsiooniline analüüs Eesti ja Vietnami osteogenesis imperfecta patsientidel“, University of Tartu, conference of Faculty of Medicine 2016, P4 6. „Potential osteoporosis mRNA biomarkers discovered in transcriptome study of Estonian postmenopausal female patients“, Osteoporosis International, 26, S305−S306. SUPERVISED DISSERTATIONS: Ivo Kändla, Master's Diploma, 2016, (sup) Raivo Raid; Lidiia Zhytnik, Mutational analysis of COL1A1 and COL1A2 genes in Estonian and Vietnames Osteogenesis Imperfecta patients, University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu.

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