V. LASHAS, USSR Kaunas Medicine Institute, since 1926. Full member and Academy Secretary,Department of Natural Science, Lithuania Academy of Sciences, since 1946; corresponding member USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1948; Honoured Worker of Science of Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic. since 1945.
LASHAS, V. was born in 1892.
1918 graduated Medical Faculty, Tartu University.
Since 1922 instructor, Chair of Physiology, Medical Faculty, Kaunas University, now the Kaunas Medicine Institute. Helped found Medical Faculty at Kaunas University and organized several chairs and laboratories. Worked on anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock and also on dietary problems of the people of Lithuania.
Devised method of determining the resorption of crude proteins from the intestines. CoEd., “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition.