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Biotechnologist

Liudvikas Lasas, Lithuanian biotechnologist. Achievements include 30 patents and inventions. Named Inventor of Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1986; recipient Laureate of Vladas Lašas (Nominal Premium medicine) Academy of Sciences Lithuania, 2001. Member International Growth Hormone Research Society, International Society Endocrinologists, International Osteoporosis Federation (board directors), New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Lasas, Liudvikas was born on June 4, 1933 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Son of Vladas and Janina (Mackevicaite) Lasas.

Education

Diploma in Biotechnology, Kaunas Technological University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Kaunas Technological University, 1962. Doctor of Science, St. Peterburg Technological Institute, Russia, 1989.

Career

From assistant to associate professor Kaunas Technological University, 1959—1978. Professor Kaunas University Medicine, 1993. Chief laboratory Institute Endocrinology branch Kaunas Medical Academy former Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1978—1990.

Director Institute Endocrinology Kaunas University Medicine, 1990—2004, head research laboratory Lithuania, since 1990, chairman council Institute Endocrinology Lithuania, since 1993. Director Endocrinology Center Lithuania, since 1994. Director research laboratory Plant Endocrinic Preparations, Kaunas, 1971-1986.

Professor Medical University, Kaunas, since 1993. Member senate, board directors Medical University, Kaunas, 1991—2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 30 patents and inventions.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Human Growth Hormone, 1982, Obesity and its Treatment, 1998, Human Growth Hormone, Its Deficit and Treatment, 2003, Sources and Development of Endocrinology of Lithuania, Who is Who, 2006, Institute Endocrinology, 2007, Turner Syndrome, 2008, Diagnosis, Monitoring and treatment of Turner Syndrome, 2009. Contributor over 300 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member International Growth Hormone Research Society, International Society Endocrinologists, International Osteoporosis Federation (board directors), New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, nature.

Connections

Married Danute Terese Mockute, August 14, 1965. Children: Lina, Tomas.

father:
Vladas Lasas

mother:
Janina (Mackevicaite) Lasas

spouse:
Danute Terese Mockute

child:
Lina Lasas

child:
Tomas Lasas