Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Biochemistry, Kaunas Medical Academy, Lithuania, 1980.
Research associate Kaunas Medical Academy, 1975-1991. Postdoctoral associate University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1991-1994, research associate, assistant professor department biochemistry University of Minnesota, 1995-1997. Senior research associate Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1997-2001. Assistant Professor Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 2001-2009. Associate Professor Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 2009-present. Co-Director Metabolomics NMR Core Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 2013-present.
Member American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, International Society Heart Research, American Heart Association.
Married Kristina Grazina Stanaityte, July 3, 1975 (divorced October 1984). 1 child, Ausra; married Janina Juozo Cizaite, November 16, 1985. Children: Karolis, Justinas.