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Department of Genetics and Molecular Medicine

Department of Genetics and Molecular Medicine was established in 2015. 

The aim of Department of Genetics and Molecular Medicine – to organise academic, scientific and clinical activities in their progress.

Objectives of Department of Genetics and Molecular Medicine – to organise and conduct studies and research, develop study plans and study programmes as well as subjects and specialisations plans, compile hardware and software necessary for research and studies, prepare textbooks, scientific articles, books and other teaching and learning utilities.

Clinical activities – Clinical Geneticists of Department of  Genetics and Molecular Medicine consult patients in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences hospital Kaunas clinics. Genetic consultations are available in therapeutic Departments, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Department of Pediatrics.

Department of Genetics and Molecular Medicine laboratory has a wide range of genetic tests: cytogenetic, molecular cytogenetic, molecular genetic,  which can be performed from variuos samples: blood, plasma, solid tissues, amnionic fluid, chorionic villi, cord blood, urine.

Studies. The staff of Department of Genetics and Molecular Medicine give lectures, organize seminars, practical courses – transfer their knowledge to bachelor degree and master degree students, residents and participants of advanced training course

1. Bachelor degree programmes

  • Medical and Veterinary Genetics (3rd study year, Medical Genetics I).
  • Medical and Veterinary Genetics (Bachelor's Thesi.

2. Master degree programmes

  • Medicine (5th study year, Clinical Genetics).
  • Medicine (Master‘s Thesis).
  • Laboratory Medicine Biology (Master‘s Thesis).

3. Residency programmes

  • Clinical Genetics.
  • Neurology (Basics of Neuropathology and Neurogenetics).

 

Contacts:

Department of Genetics and Molecular Medicine
Address: Eivenių str. 2, LT-50161 Kaunas, Lithuania
Phone: +370 37 326741
Email: GMMklinika@kaunoklinikos.lt

Head - Virginija Ašmonienė, MD PhD
Email: Virginija.Asmoniene@lsmuni.lt