Dr. Lina Jankauskaite
Dr. Lina Jankauskaite is a pediatric emergency physician and pediatric pulmonologist working in Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Pediatrics. After she graduated her medical studies in 2007, she chose pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology fellowship in LSMU. She gained her qualifications combining additional fellowships in UZ Gent (Gent, Belgium) and Charite Hospital (Berlin, Germany) in 2012. After finishing her PhD in Influenza induced acute lung injury in 2017 (JLU, Giessen-Marburg, Germany), Lina Jankauskaite joined pediatric team in LSMU Hospital. She has a specific interest in acute viral and bacterial infection diagnostics and is working on early acute bacterial detection methods. After starting work in pediatric emergency, Dr. Lina Jankauskaite involved in acute pediatric pain research and diagnostic accuracy and currently is developing a pain diagnostic patch for pain objectivization. In 2019 her master student Kristina Ganzijeva participated in university innovation academy, gaining second place for non-invasive acute pain diagnostics. In 2020 (February-June), Dr. Lina’s team “PainLess” participated in a national innovation sprint “Women for global challenges” and won the first price with the non-invasive pain objectivization tool with the further perspective of collaborations and development. Currently she is guiding few projects in neonatology and pediatric with the scope of acute non-invasive pain diagnostics.