Juozas KUPCINSKAS

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Current Address:

Eiveniu str. 2, Kaunas

LT-50009, Lithuania

tel.: +37065775543

email: juozas.kupcinskas@lsmuni.lt

 

Current position

  • Head of Gastroenterology Department, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • Dean of Postgraduate Study Center, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • Senior researcher; Institute for Digestive Research, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • United European Gastroenterology, Member of Scientific Committee

  • European Association for Gastroenterology, Endoscopy and Nutrition, Council Member

 
Education & Training

  • 1989-1999: Jonas Jablonskis Gymnasium, Kaunas, Lithuania

  • 1999-2001: United World College of Adriatic, Italy (International Baccalaureate Diploma)

  • 2001-2002: University of Bocconi, Italy. Degree in International Economics & Management

  • 2002-2009: Kaunas University of Medicine,Lithuania. Medicine MD /professional qualification of physician.

  • 2010-2014: Residency in Gastroenterology at Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • 2012: PhD degree, Magdeburg University, Germany (Supervisor prof. P. Malfertheiner).

 

Professional experience

  • 2005-2007: President of Lithuanian Medical Student Association, national representative at IFSMA

  • 2013-2016: Lecturer; Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • 2009-2013: Junior research fellow; Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • 2013-2014: Research fellow; Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • 2014-2018: Senior researcher; Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • 2014-2018: Gastroenterologist; Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • Since 2018/04: Head of Department of Gastroenterology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
     

Personal Skills

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Research Focus

  • Molecular biomarkers

  • H. pylori

  • IBD

  • microscopic colitis

  • microbiome profilling of inflammatory gastronintestinal diseases

  • fecal microbiome transplantation

 

Clinical / Research Training

  • 2009-2011: Pancreas 2000 Educational Course. Supervisor: assoc. Prof. S. Regner

  • 2011-2012: Clinical/research training, Magdeburg University,Germany. Supervisor: Prof. P.Malfertheiner

  • 2013: Clinical Training in IBD, University of Haifa, Israel. Supervisor: Prof. Y. Chowers

  • 2015: Clinical training in fecal microbiome transplantation (Kiel, Germany). Supervisor: Prof. S. Schreiber

Memberships/Research Consortia

  • European Crohn‘s and Colitis organization

  • International IBD Genetics Consortium

  • Microscopic Colitis Study Group

  • United European Gastroenterology;

  • European Helicobacter and Microbiota Study Group

  • Member of European Fecal Microbiome Consensus group