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Head of centre



Prof. Dr. Edvardas Danila


He graduated from the Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine in 1992. In 1994, he began working as a pulmonologist at the Centre of Pulmonology and Allergology of Vilnius University Hospital Santaros klinikos. He has been this center's director since 2010. He has also been working at Vilnius University's Pulmonology and Allergology clinic (now the Infectious and Chest Diseases, Dermatovenereology and Allergology clinic) since 1995 and as a professor since 2010. In 1999, he defended his medical doctoral dissertation on “The comparison of methods for evaluating endobronchitis in patients suffering from chronic bronchitis.” In 2009, he completed his habilitation procedure on “Evaluation of interstitial pulmonary disease diagnostic methods.”

The Vilnius Medical Society named E. Danila's work on “The application of bronchoalveolar lavage in the diagnosis of pulmonary diseases” as the best scientific work to be introduced into clinical practice in 1999. He has raised his professional qualification at internships, courses and conferences in Lithuania, numerous other European nations, and the U.S.A. These included physicians' qualification courses in Germany, Austria, Latvia, Poland, the European Medicines Agency in London, the United Kingdom.

With co-authors, he has published more than 100 scientific articles in Lithuanian and foreign international journals, as well as 15 educational books, methodical recommendations and agreements on questions regarding pulmonary disease diagnostics and treatment. He has read more than 100 scientific announcements in Lithuania and other nations. He has served as Lithuania's national delegate to the European Respiratory Society, to the International Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease diagnosis and treatment initiative, and was Lithuania's representative in preparing and implementing the harmonized European Residency Program in Respiratory medicine. He is the vice-chair of the Lithuanian Pulmonologist Society.



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