Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas

Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences), Kaunas, Lithuania

Researchers from the Laboratory of Population Studies (Institute of Cardiology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences) have a long term experience on carrying –on epidemiological studies of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and other non-communicable diseases (NCD). The first international epidemiological study was Kaunas Rotterdam Intervention Study among Kaunas men aged 45-59. Later on our team participated in the WHO MONICA study, MORGAM study and Health, Alcohol and Psychosocial factors In Eastern Europe (HAPIEE) study. Our team also participated in the EC 7th framework CHANCES project. Researchers from the Laboratory of Population studies already more than three decades are carrying-on regional (Kaunas city) registers of ischaemic heart disease, stroke and mortality among urban population aged 25-64 years according to the WHO MONICA study protocol and criteria.

Team members

  • Tamosiunas Abdonas – chief researcher, professor, head of the laboratory
  • Radišauskas Ricardas – senior researcher, professor
  • Bernotiene Gailute – senior researcher
  • Luksiene Dalia – senior researcher
  • Malinauskiene Vilija – senior researcher
  • Milvidaite Irena – senior researcher
  • Kranciukaite-Butylkiniene Daina – senior reseacher
  • Sapranaviciute-Zabazlajeva Laura –PhD student, junior researcher
  • Braziene Agne – junior researcher
  • Sidlauskiene Domininka – statistician
  • Virviciute Dalia – statistician
  • Sabeckiene Vida – technician
  • Plieskiene Vita – technician
  • Paskeviciene Loreta – technician
  • Kiziene Nastazija – technician
  • Lubiene Lilija – technician
  • Ramasauskiene Zofija – technician


Laboratory of Population Studies
Institute of Cardiology
Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Sukilėlių av. 17, Kaunas LT-50161, Lithuania
tel. 0037037-302885 
fax. 0037037-302872