About Institute


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Head of the Institute

Full member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

prof. habil. dr. Limas Kupčinskas

Phone. +370 37 32 65 08, +37068640575



The Institute for Digestive Research was founded by the decision of the Senate of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences within the University Hospital Kaunas Clinics in 2011. The head of the institute is prof. habil. dr. Limas Kupčinskas, full member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences. The institute has three research laboratories: the Laboratory of Clinical and Molecular Gastroenterology (head - dr. Jurgita Skiecevičienė) and the Laboratory of Surgical Gastroenterology (head - prof. dr. Antanas Gulbinas), and Laboratory of Translational Bioinformatics (head - dr. Simonas Juzėnas).