Research in LSMU

  • Research

    AIM OF THE RESEARCH

    On the basis of the fundamental and applied research data creat new knowledge for the improvement of both human and animal health and  life quality, elaborate new principles for health care politics, strengthen evidence based teaching for university students, educate society.

     

    RESEARCH TASKS

    1. To create and develop infrastructure for modern fundamental and applied research and use it rationally.

    2. To prepare the highest level scientists and facilitate the growth of their scientific competence.

    3. To empower internationalization of research and integration into the European Research Area

    4. To develop research to business links and increase the commercialization of research results.

    5. To conduct educational activities popularizing science and increasing the prestige of science and its visibility.

     

    DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF THE RESEARCH IN LUHS

    Research pathway starts from undergraduate level;

    Unity of the studies, research and clinical practice;

    Research area  - from molecular mechanisms via clinical practice till population level;

    Orientation towards personalised medicine.

     

    RESEARCH PROGRAMMES IN LUHS

     

    RESEARCH QUALITY ASSESSMENT

     

    MAIN CONTACTS

    Department of Research Affairs

     Phone: 00370-37- 327276

     ingrida.uloziene@lsmuni.lt

    Office hours 800 - 1700

     

  • Department of Research Affairs

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    Prof. Ingrida Ulozienė

    Head of Department

    ingrida.uloziene@lsmuni.lt

    Visiting address: Medical Academy
    A. Mickeviciaus 7, Kaunas
    Phone: 00370-37-327276

         
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    Jūratė Janušaitienė

    Vice-head of Department

    jurate.janusaitiene@lsmuni.lt

    Visiting address: Medical Academy
    A. Mickeviciaus 7, Kaunas
    Phone: 00370-37-327276

         
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    Agnė Giedraitienė

    Senior specialist

    agne.giedraitiene@lsmuni.lt

    Visiting address: Medical Academy
    A. Mickeviciaus 7, Kaunas
    Phone: 00370-37-327277

         

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    Ugnė Spancernienė

    Specialist

    ugne.spancerniene@lsmuni.lt

    Visiting address: Medical Academy
    A. Mickeviciaus 7, Kaunas
    Phone: 00370-37-327277

         
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    Rasa Kurakinaitė

    Specialist

    rasa.kurakinaite@lsmuni.lt

    Visiting address: Veterinary Academy
    A. Mickeviciaus 7, Kaunas
    Phone: 00370-37-363351

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • PhD Studies

    A doctoral (PhD) degree is the highest academic degree in Lithuania, and it is earned after four years of doctoral education and passing a public defence.

    Permissions to provide doctoral studies in 10 scientific fields – Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Medicine, Odontology, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, Veterinary and Zootechnics – were granted by the Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science in June 2011.

     Number of PhD Students in 2016

    Scientific Field

    Number of PhD students

    of which are women

    Admissions

    of which are women

     PhD degree

    of which are women

    Biology

    20

    16

    4 3 4 2

    Biophysics

    6

    2

    2

    1

    0

    0

    Medicine

    115

    83 25 13 15 12

    Odontology

    13 6 2 0 1 0

    Pharmacy

    12 7 2 1 0 0

    Public Health

    26 22 6 5 4 4

    Nursing

    22 20 4 4 3 3

    Veterinary

    24 19 3 2 3 1

    Zootechnics

    21 15 5 4 1 1

    Biochemistry

    1

    1

    1 1    

    TOTAL

    260

    191

    54 34 31 23

     

    Effectiveness of PhD programs

    Entrance–graduation of PhD programme (years)

    Effectiveness (%) of PhD programmes in Biomedical Sciences (obtained degree from all graduates)

    Effectiveness (%) of PhD programmes Agricultural Sciences (obtained degree from all graduates)

    2006–2010

    83

    90

    2007–2011

    87

    89

    2008–2012

    81

    80

    2009-2013

    82

    80

    2010-2014

    80

    86

    2011-2015

    90

    100

     

    Doctoral degree regulations in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • Upcoming PhD dissertation defense

    Date of Dissertation Defense Author Title of Dissertation Research field
    27/11/2017 Egle VAIZGELIENE

    "QUALITY OF COMPETENCY-BASED RESIDENCY PROGRAMS IN LITHUANIA"

    Public Health
    13/12/2017 Tomas LAPINSKAS

    "CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE FEATURE TRACKING FOR ASSESSING MYOCARDIAL MECHANICS: FROM EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES TO CLINICAL RESEARCH"

     Medicine
    20/12/2017 Saulius ALIJOSIUS

    "NUTRITIVE VALUE ANALYSIS OF CEREAL GRAIN (FAMILY POACEAE) SPECIES AND VARIETIES, USAGE INVESTIGATION OF NON STARCH POLYSACCHARIDES DEGRADING ENZYMES, MANANOOLIGOSACCHARIDES IN LAYING HENS AND BROILER CHICKENS FEEDS"

    Zootechnics
    09/01/2018 Indre CEPONIENE

    "THE IMPACT OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS ON CAROTID ATHEROSCLEROSIS, AORTIC STIFFNESS AND LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION (A 35-YEAR PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY)"

    Medicine
  • Neuroscience Institute

    Main areas of research:
    • Molecular, cellular and clinical studies of the brain and peripheral nervous system to determine how
    they function in health and disease;
    • Biochemical, biophysical, physiological, genetic and other aspects of neuronal functions

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  • Institute of Endocrinology

    Main areas of research:
    • Studies of the hormonal regulatory system in endocrinological disorders;
    • Registration of individuals with diabetes; the study of the influence of the immune system, genetics and
    the environment on the etiology, prevention and course of treatment of the disease;
    • Studies of endocrinological causes of infertility.

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  • Institute of Cardiology

    Main areas of research:
    • Physiological functions of the cardiovascular system and its regulation;
    • Public health, prevalence and risk factors of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), as well as related mortality
    in the Lithuanian population;
    • Development of novel methods of CVD prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and assessment of procedural effectiveness

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  • Behavioral Medicine Institute

    Main areas of research:
    • Cardiovascular psychophysiology;
    • Sleep and its disorders, psychosomatic phenomenon;
    • Medical and social rehabilitation and prevention;
    • Cutting-edge medical information technologies

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  • Institute of Animal Science

    Main areas of research:
    • Animal genetics, biology of reproduction and genetic resources;
    • Animal nutrition and the quality products of animal origin;
    • Animal welfare and environmental issues related to the manufacture of products of animal origin

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  • Kaunas Regional Biomedical Research Ethics Committee

    Kaunas Regional Biomedical Research Ethics Committee 

    A. Mickevičiaus g. 9, LT-44307 Kaunas