|Residence Martin, Slovakia|
Name Lukas Plank
Fields Medicine & Pathology
|Institutions Comenius University in Bratislava
Jessenius School of Medicine
Martin University Hospital|
Alma mater Jessenius School of Medicine
Lukáš Plank (born 1951) is a Slovak medical researcher, pathologist and author.
He studied medicine at, and is currently serving as a professor of Pathology at the Jessenius School of Medicine in Martin which is a part of the Comenius University in Bratislava. He is also the head of the department of Pathology at the Martin University Hospital. He is the former chairman of the Slovak Scientific Council (Slovak: Vedecka Rada).
He has written numerous journal articles, authored four textbooks for students and a record number of citations in the literature. He is considered a leading expert in the fields of Oncopathology and hematopathology. His research has made notable contributions regarding the current understanding of certain types of cancers. In November 2011 he was awarded the Mayors' Award by the city of Martin for achievements and significant results in scientific research and medicine.