Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Biology and Biochemistry discipline and affiliated with Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences is 43 with a mean value for the h-index of 43.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences is 93 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 93.00.


Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) is a public medical institution of higher learning in Kaunas, Lithuania. It was established in 2010 through the merger of two institutions: the Lithuanian Veterinary Academy and Kaunas University of Medicine. The best and largest Lithuanian university specializing in biomedical sciences, the institution is popular for its conducive learning environment, prolific education, and interactive research programs.

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Key Statistics

The university is divided into two main academies: the Veterinary Academy and the Medical Academy. The former has two teaching faculties while the latter is subdivided into five faculties. Some of these academic units include the Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Odontology, Faculty of Animal Science, and the Faculty of Public Health.

LSMU offers 19 study programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. It also provides pre-med short courses, postgraduate fellowships, and an Erasmus exchange program with partnerships with 170 universities in over 40 countries.

Courses are primarily taught in Lithuanian, but the majority of the institution's programs are taught in English. Some of LSMU's top-ranked courses include medicine, liberal arts, chemistry, and surgery.

The university's main campus sits in an urban area in the heart of Kaunas. It also operates a secondary school in the Vilijampolė district of Kaunas. LSMU's student body is composed of around 7,000 students representing 50 different countries. It employs more than 1,000 professors and service personnel.

Other Lithuanian University of Health Sciences key statistics include a well-contained library and gymnasium. The institution also has two teaching hospitals: the Kaunas Red Cross Hospital and the Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics.

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Research

The university has been well-acknowledged in Lithuania for its high-caliber research. It has produced more than 4,600 research publications and received 77,873 total citations. Its research projects are mainly supported by the Lithuanian Science Council, the Research Council of Lithuania, and Wellcome Trust.

LSMU's top three research fields are medicine, internal medicine, and biology. Its researchers have published in renowned publications like Medicina, the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Research. They have also been invited to attend top research conferences, such as Biomedical Engineering, the World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, and Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies.

The most cited article produced by Lithuanian University of Health Sciences research is Jostins et al.’s (2012) “Host-microbe interactions have shaped the genetic architecture of inflammatory bowel disease.” It received 3,494 citations and was published in Nature. The institution’s second most cited research output is Di Cesare et al.’s (2016) “Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: A pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants.” A total of 2,876 books, articles, and other publications cited this research work, and it was featured in Lancet.

Meanwhile, the third most cited article is Zhou et al.’s (2016) “Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: A pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants.” This research study was published in Lancet, receiving a total of 2,181 citations.

LSMU houses several research institutes such as the Neuroscience Institute, the Institute of Cardiology, the Institute of Endocrinology, and the Institute of Animal Science.
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
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Arvydas Usas

Arvydas Usas

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania
D-index 43 Citations 8,652 93

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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