Birutė Tumienė is a clinical geneticist at the Centre for Medical Genetics and the Coordinator for Competence Centres in Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos.
Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu klinikos
Birutė Tumienė is a member of the Society for Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (SSIEM) since 2005. She is one of the founders and a board member of the Baltic Society of Inherited Metabolic Diseases (Baltic Metabolic Group, founded in 2006)). Birutė received professional training in traineeships in the Institute for Medical Genetics, University of Ljubljana Medical Centre (Slovenia), Service d’ Endocrinologie, Maladies Osseuses, Génétique et Gynécologie Médicales, CHU de Toulouse (France), the National Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, Dublin (Ireland), St Radboud University Hospital, Department of Inherited Metabolic Diseases (the Netherlands), Amsterdam VU Medical Centre, Laboratory for Inherited Metabolic Disorders (the Netherlands), Children Memorial Health Institute, Department of Inherited Metabolic Diseases (Poland), SSIEM Academy Courses in Lisbon (Portugal) and Amsterdam (the Netherlands). Her current interests include metabolic epilepsies. She is also a member of the ERN Board of Member States on behalf of Lithuania. In 2019 she took over the leadership of Work Package 3 on Evaluation and is co-responsible for the process of data monitoring in MetabERN.