Young investigator award: travelling grant. 10000 Belgian Francs. 9th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, ESSO 98, June 3-6, 1998, Lausanne, Switzerland. Selection criteria: Surgical treatment of the familial adenomatous polyposis patients in Lithuania.
Young investigator award: 1000 GB Pounds (Leeds Castle Polyposis Group, St. Marks Hospital, London, UK). 2nd joined meeting of ICG-HNPCC (International Collaborative Group on HNPCC) and LCPG (Leeds Castle Polyposis Group), March 1-6, 1999, Melbourne and Lorne, Australia. Selection criteria - abstracts: a) Establishment of the Lithuanian Polyposis Register; b) Congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium in patients with FAP.
2003 International Society of Surgery Foundation Travel Scholar Award: 4000 US Dollars. International Society of Surgery meeting International Surgical Week in Bangkok, Thailand, August 24-28, 2003 (meeting cancelled to South Africa in 2005, awarded during International Surgical week ISW 2005, 41st World Congress of Surgery of ISS/SIC, 21-25 August, 2005, Durban, South Africa). Selection criteria – CV.
International Union Against Cancer, UICC Grant, ICRETT No. 73, Year 2004, Project title: “Reconstructive proctocolectomy with ileal-J -pouch anal anastomosis for patients with familial adenomatous polyposis “. Project carried out at the Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 14114 Tehran, Iran.
European School of Oncology fellowship in memory of Orazio Rudello (1000 EU) for the participation in Colorectal Cancer Conference in London, 2-3 December, 2005.
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons fellowship for 2006, 6000 US dollars. Fellowship for 4 weeks in June 2006: ASCRS meeting in Seattle, USA (June 3-7, 2006); Department of Colorectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA (June 9-21, 2006); Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (June 22-30, 2006).