Jurate Lekstutiene

Lawyer at the Lithuanian Bioethics Committee, Lecturer of Medical Ethics at Vilnius University



  • Serepkaite J., Valuckiene Z., Gefenas E. ‘Mirroring’ the Ethics of Biobanking: What Analysis of Consent Documents Can Tell Us? Science and Engineering Ethics. 2013; 1471-5546.
  • Serepkaite J., Lukaseviciene V. TRREE training material ‚Legal Regulation of Biomedical Research Ethics in Lithuania‘. 2013; available in Lithuanian at: <http://elearning.trree.org/>.
  • Gefenas E, Dranseika V, Serepkaite J, Cekanauskaite A, Caenazzo L, Gordijn B, Pegoraro R, Yuko E. Turning residual human biological materials into research collections: playing with consent. J Med Ethics. 2012;38:351-e355.
  • Gefenas E., Dranseika V., Cekanauskaite A., Serepkaite J.  Research on Human Biological Materials: What Consent is Needed and When. In: Lenk Ch., Sandor J.,  Gordijn B. (eds.) Biobanks and Tissue Research. Springer, Series: The international library of ethics, law and technology. 2011, p. 95-110.

Participation in the EU-funded health research projects

  • EURECNET: European Research Ethics Committees’ Network, 2011-2014 (position – regional coordinator).
  • TISS.EU: Evaluation of Legislation and Related Guidelines on the Procurement, Storage and Transfer of Human Tissues and Cells in the European Union – an Evidence-Based Impact Analysis, 2009-2011 (position – research assistant).

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