Chemotherapist Laura Steponaviciene and physicist Jonas Venius of National Cancer Institute (NCI) were awarded with Kazimieras Pelcaras grant.
Such award for active scientists and clinicists has been given for the second time by Lithuania’s Polish Medical Society and the National Cancer Institute.
The scholarships were awarded by signatory Ceslav Okinicz and chairman of the Polish Medical Society Dariusz Zybort.
Professor Kazimieras Pelcaras was a distinguished medical personality, humanist and patriot. He initiated the establishment of National Cancer institute by creating a society against the Malignant Tumor and starting the construction of a hospital and institute (Polocko Str. 6). He was tragically killed during World War II.