Department of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine

Research


Prof. S.A.M. Kularatne
Research Interest
  • Envenoming and Tropical Infections
 
Oral and poster presentation with abstracts 2010
Herath HNMJ,Wazil AWM, Abeysekara DTDJ, Jeewani NDC, Weerakoon KGAD, Rathnathunga NVI, Bandara EHCK, Kularathna SAM. Snake bite causing chronic Kidney disease. Analysis of 42 cases in the nephrology unit Kandy Sri Lanka.KSM 2010(6th author)
 
Kularatne SAM, Rajapakse RPVJ, Budagoda BDSS, Tamashiro H, Gamage CD, Koizumi N, Weerakoon KGAD. Out break of Leptospirosis in Kandy, 2008: Identification of Causative Serovars and Serogroups. KSM 2010
 
KGAD Weerakoon, SAM Kularatne, MVG Pinto, S Gunasena. Dengue Fever Outbreak at General Hospital Peradeniya in 2009. KSM 2010
 
SAM Kularatne, RPVJ Rajapakse, R Premaratna, WMRS Wickramasinghe, BDSS Budagoda, DM Nanayakkara, KGAD Weerakoon. Rickettsial Infection Complicating Pregnancy KSM 2010
 
SAM Kularatne, RPVJ Rajapakse, R Premaratne, WMRS Wickramasinghe, BDSS Budagoda, DM Nanayakkara, KGAD Weerakoon Obscure Neurological Manifestations of Spotted Fever Rickettseoses In The Central Province, Sri Lanka.KSM 2010
 
S.C.Medagedara, SAM Kularatne, R.P.V.J.Rajapakse, KGAD Weerakoon, CD Gamage, H.Tamashir. Evidence of Hantavirus infections among leptospirosis suspected patients PURSE 2010
 
DM Nanayakkara, R.P.V.J.Rajapakse,SAM Kularathne, S.Wickramasinghe, A.Bandara, KGAD Weerakoon, C.Medagedara, GA Dusch Serodiagnosis, Epidemiology, and molecular characterization of clinically suspected cases of rickettsiosis reported in Teaching Hospital Peradeniya over 2 year period. PURSE 2010
 
S.C.Medagedara, SAM.Kularatne, I.B.Gawarammana,NVI Ratnatunga. Annual presentation of Histopathological types of Bronchial asthma diagnosed at THP: A retrospective analysis. PURSE 2010
 
PVR Kumarasiri, R Tennakoon, SAM Kularatne, N.Gunawardane, SK Illeperuma ECG changes in patients with troponin T positive Myocardial infarction and the success of streptokinase therapy in patients admitted to GH Kandy. PURSE 2010
 
PVR Kumarasiri, R Tennekoon, SAM Kularatne, N Gunawardana, SK Illeperuma Risk factors of MI in patients admitted to GH Kandy : A case control study. PURSE 2010
Oral and poster presentations(with abstracts)2011
Kularatne S.A.M,Maduwage K, Sivansuthan S, Ratnayake HMCD, Paranagama R, Mendis S,Medegadara SC, Ratnayake RIS, 2011, A descriptive study of offending species and epidemiology ofsnake bites of two areas in dry zone of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura and Jaffna. PURSE 2011
 
Weerakoon KGAD, Rajapkse RPVJ, Adikari SB, Medegedara SC,Nanayakkara DM, Ranasinghe S, Kularatne SAM, 2011, Clinical and laboratory features of spotted fever Rickettsioses in patients presented to Teaching Hospital Peradeniya. PURSE 2011
 
Kularatne SAM, Weerakoon KGAD, Ratnathilake A, Kumarasiri PVR, 2011, Risk factors associated with two viperid snake bites among patients presented to General Hospital Kurunegala; a case control study.Proceedings of 16th Peradeniya University research sessions. (2011).
 
Herath HMNJ, Badurdeen AS, Rajakrishna PN, Kularatne SAM, Subasinghe NDNS, Wazil AWM, Weerakoon K, Agampody S, Abeysekara DTDJ, Medagedara S, Ratnatunga NVI, Bandara EHCK. A comparison of snake envenoming and leptospiral infection causing acute and chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka. The KSM, 33rd Annual Academic Sessions 2011. Abstract Book page 73.
 
Herath HMNJ, Ratnatunga NVI, Badurdeen AS, Subasinghe NDNS, Rajakrishna PN, Kularatne SAM,, Wazil AWM, Abeysekara DTDJ,  Bandara EHCK, Chandrapraba S. Acute and chronic kidney injury following snake bite. A clinico-histopathological study in Sri Lanka. The KSM, 33rd Annual Academic Sessions 2011. Abstract Book page 76.
 
Medagedara SC, Kularatne SAM, Maduwage K, Sivansuthan S, de Silva A. Epidemiology of snake bites in Jaffna peninsula: A hospital based study. The KSM, 33rd Annual Academic Sessions 2011. Abstract Book page 130.
S.A.M. Kularatne, R.P.V.J.  Rajapakse, S.C. Madagedaraa, D.M. Nanayakkara, K.G.A.D. Weerakoon, R. Premaratna, G.A. Dasch. Neurological syndrome with predominant extra pyramidal manifestations in spotted fever rickettsial infection in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 124th Annual scientific sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association. (2011)
 
K.G.A.D Weerakoon, R.P.V.J Rajapakse, S.B Adikari, S.C Medagedara, D.M Nanayakkara, S Ranasingha, S.A.M Kularatne. Epidemiological factors associated with spotted fever rickettsioses in the central province, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of 16th Peradeniya University research sessions. (2011).
 
K.G.A.D Weerakoon, R.P.V.J Rajapakse, S.B Adikari, S.C Medagedara, D.M Nanayakkara, S Ranasingha, S.A.M Kularatne. Serodiagnosis of clinically suspected cases of rickettsial infections presented at teaching hospital Peradeniya. Proceedings of 16th Peradeniya University research sessions. (2011).
 
K.G.A.D Weerakoon, R.P.V.J Rajapakse, S.B Adikari, S.C Medagedara, D.M Nanayakkara, S Ranasingha, S.A.M Kularatne. Burden of Rickettsioses in the Central province of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of 2nd Annual research sessions, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. (2011).
 
S.A.M. Kularatne, R.P.V.J. Rajapakse, S.C. Madagedara, D.M. Nanayakkara, K.G.A.D. Weerakoon,  R. Premaratna,  M.E. Eremeewa,  G.A. Dasch - Obscure neurological syndrome with predominant extrapyramidal manifestations in spotted fever rickettsial infection in Sri Lanka  Proceedings of  the 6th International Meeting on Rickettsiae and Rickettsial Diseases (Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 5-7  June 2011)
 
H.M.N.J Herath, A.S Badurdeen, P.N Rajakrishna, S.A.M Kularatne, N.D.N.S Subasinghe, A.W.M Wazil, K.Weerakoon, S. Agampody, D.T.D.J Abeysekara, S. Medagedara, N.V.I Ratnatunga E.H.C.K Bandara. A comparison of snake envenoming vs leptospiral infection causing acute and chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of  The World Congress of Nephrology (2011)
 
H.M.N.J Herath, A.W.M Wazil, D.T.D.J Abeysekara, K.G.A.D Weerakoon, N.D.C Jeewani, N.V.I Rathnathunga, E.H.C.K Bandara, S.A.M Kularatne. Chronic kidney disease following snake bite envenoming in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 10th Scientific congress of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology(APAMT), Malaysia (2011).
 
Maduwage K, Ratnayake C, Kularatne SAM. Comparative study of Merrem’s hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale) bites between two climatic zones (wet vs dry zones) in Sri Lanka. Scientific conference of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicologists,2011

Journal Publication 2011
K Kularatne, S Budagoda, K Maduwage, K Naser, R Kumarasiri, SAM Kularatne. Parallels between Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii) and hump-nosed (Hypnale species) bites in the central hills of Sri Lanka amidst the heavy burden of unidentified snake bites. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 2011; 564-567
 
Kularatne SAM, Sivansuthan S, Medagedara SC, Mauwage K, de Silva A. Revisiting saw-scaled viper( Echis carinatus ) bites in the Jaffna peninsula of Sri Lanka: distribution, epiemilogy and clinical manifestations. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2011
 
KGAD Weerakoon,  SAM Kularatne, DH Edussuriya, SKA Kodikara, LPG Gunathilaka, VG Pionto, AB Seneviratne, S Gunasena. Hitopathological diagnosis of myocarditis in a dengue outbreak in Sri Lanka, 2009. BMC Research Notes 2011; 4:268.
 
SAM Kularatne, BDSS Budagoda, VKD de Alwis et al. High efficacy of bolus methyl prednisolone in severe leptospirosis: a descriptive study in Sri Lanka. Postgrad Med J 2011;87:13e17.
 
Gamage CD, Yasuda SP, Nishio S, Kularatne SAM, Weerakoon K, Rajapakse J, Nwafor-Okoli C, Lee RB, Obayashi Y, Yoshimatsu K, Arkawa J, Tamashiro H. Serological evidence of Thiland hantavirus infection among suspected leptospirosis patients in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Jpn J Infect Dis 2011; 64: 72-75.
 
Gamage CD, Koizumi N, Muto M, Nwafor-Okoli C, Kurukurusuriya S, Rajapakse JRPV, Kularatne SAM, Kanda K, Lee RB, Obayashi Y, Watanabe H, Tamashiro H. Prevalence and carrier status of leptospirosis in smallholder  dairy cattle and peridomestic rodents in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 2011;11:1-7.
 

Kularatne SAM, Jayanthi P Edirisinghe. Management of hymenoptera stings. SLMA News 2011:4(4):

 
Journal Publication 2012
Herhat HMN, Wazil AWM, Abeysekara DTD,Jeewani NDC, Weerakoon KGAD, Ratnatunga NVI, Bandara EHCK, Kularatne SAM. Chronic kidney disease in snake envenomed patients with acute kidney injury in Sri Lanka: a descriptive study. Post Grad Med J 2012;
 
Herath N, Wazil A, Kularatne S, Ratnatunga N, Weerakoon K, Badurdeen S, Rajakrishna P, Nanayakkara N, Dharmagunawardane D. Thrombotic microangiopathy and acute kidney injury in hump-nosed viper (Hypnale species) envenoming: A descriptive study in Sri Lanka. Toxicon. 2012; 60(1): 61-65.
 
SAM. Kularatne, K.G.A.D. Weerakoon,  R.P.V.J. Rajapakse , S.C. Madagedara, D. Nanayakkara,  R. Premaratna. A case series of spotted fever rickettsiosis with neurological manifestations in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2012; 16(7):e514-7. (Epub 2012 Apr 26.).
 
Kularatne SAM, Rajapakse RPVJ, Kande K, Lee RB, Obayasi Y, Ohnishi M, Tamashiro H.  Carrier status of leptospirosis among cattle in Sri Lanka. Transboundry  and Emerging disease. doic 10.1111/tbed 12014.
 
Okali N, Koizumi N, Kularatne SAM, Rajapakse J, Gamage CD, Muto M, Suzuk M, Lee RB, Kande K, Obayasi Y, Tamashiro H. Leptospira infection at the University of Peradeniya Teaching Hospital, Sri Lanka: clinical and laboratory investigations. Southeast Asian J Tropmed Public Health 2012;43(4): 943-50.
 
Kularatne SAM, Weerasinghe SC, Gihan C, et al. Epidemilogy , clinical manifestations and long-term outcomes of a major outbreak of chikungunya in a hamlet in Sri Lanka, in 2007: A longitudinal cohort study, Journal of tropical  Medicine 2012, doi:10.1155/2012/639178.
 
Kularatne SAM, Weerakoon KGAD, Rathnathilaka A, Kumarasiri PVR. Risk factors associated with bites due to two viperid snakes: A case control study. International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health 2012;2(3): 225-230.
 
Vaitilingam B, Chelvam V, Kularatne SA, Poh S, Ayala-Lopez W, Low PS. A folate receptor-α-specific ligand that targets cancer tissue and not sites of inflammation.J Nucl Med. 2012 Jul;53(7):1127-34.
 
Dubrovska A, Elliott J, Salamone RJ, Telegeev GD, Stakhovsky AE, Schepotin IB, Yan F, Wang Y, Bouchez LC, Kularatne SA, Watson J, Trussell C, Reddy VA, Cho CY, Schultz PG. CXCR4 expression in prostate cancer progenitor cells.PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31226. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031226. Epub 2012 Feb 16
 
Yang JJ, Kularatne SA, Chen X, Low PS, Wang E. Characterization of in vivo disulfide-reduction mediated drug release in mouse kidneys.Mol Pharm. 2012 Feb 6;9(2):310-7.
 
Henne WA, Kularatne SA, Ayala-López W, Doorneweerd DD, Stinnette TW, Lu Y, Low PS. Synthesis and activity of folate conjugated didemnin B for potential treatment of inflammatory diseases.Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2012 Jan 1;22(1):709-12.
 
Journal Publication 2013
Abeysekeara, R.A., Imbulpitiya, I.V.B., Ponnamperuma, S., Kularatne, S.A.M., Influenza B infection, an underestimated killer-an experience at a Tertiary Care Hospital, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2013. 3(1): 40-44.
 
Abeysekera, R.A., Kularatne, S.A.M., Noordeen, E., Ratnatunga, N.V.I., Bandara, J.M.R.P., Fatal pulmonary haemorrhage following adenovirus infection. Ceylon Medical Journal, 2013. 58(2): 84-6.  
 
Abeysekera, R.A., Kularatne, S.A.M., Waduge, R., Sandeepana, A.G., Bandara, J.M.R.P., Imbulpitiya, I.V.B., Kikuchi – Fujimoto’s disease: a case series from Sri Lanka. Ceylon Medical Journal, 2013 Mar. 58(1): 31-3. 
 
Journal Publications 2013 - International
Dharmarathne, S.L.C.A., Wickramasinghe, S., Waduge, R.N., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Kularathne, S.A.M., Does Carica papaya leaf-extract increase the platelet count? An experimental study in a murine model.  Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 2013 Sep.  3(9):720-4.
 
Kularatne, S.A.M., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Wickramasinghe, W.M.R.S., Nanayakkara, D.M., Budagoda, S.S., Weerakoon, K.G.A.D., Edirisinghe, J.S., Premaratna, R., Rickettsioses in the central hills of Sri Lanka:  Serological evidence of increasing burden of spotted fever group. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2013 Nov. 17(11): e988-92.
 
Kumarasiri, P.V.R., Kularatne, S.A.M., Tennakoon, R., Gunawardana, N., Perera, U., Illeperuma, S., Among the risk factors of myocardial infarction, anthropometry has no association:  A case control study in the central region of Sri Lanka.  World Journal of Cardiovascular Disease, 2013 Jul. 3(4A): 01-05.
 
Nanayakkara, D.M., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Wickramasinghe. S., Kularathne, S.A.M., Serological evidence for exposure of dogs to rickettsia conorii, rickettsia typhi and orientia tsutsugamushi in Sri Lanka. Vector-borne and Zoonotic diseases, 2013 Aug. 13(8): 545-9.  
 
Ranawana, K.B., Dinamithra, N.P., Sivansuthan, S., Nagasena, I.I., Kovarik, F., Kularatne, S.A.M., First report on Hottentotta tamulus (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Sri Lanka, and its medical importance. Euscorpius, 2013 Mar. 155: 01-08.
Prof. Chandrika Jayasinghe
Research Interests
  • Collagen vascular diseases, Ageing
Journal Publication 2011
Journal Publications 2013 - International
  • Liu, Y., Neelawala G.W.P., Delpitiya, N.Y., Tsuneta, M., Jayasinghe, C., Jayasinghe, A., Darmarathne, S.D., Obayashi, Y., Arai, A., Lee, R.B., Tamashiro. H., Older persons’ preferences for long term care and associated factors:  Evidence from Sri Lanka.  Asia Pacific E Journal of Health Social Science, 2013, Jun. 2(1): 1.
 
Prof. I.B. Gawarammana
Research interests
  • Clinical Trials, self poisoning and snake envenomation, venom and antivenom
Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2010
  • S.C.Medagedara, SAM.Kularatne, I.B.Gawarammana,NVI Ratnatunga Annual presentation of Histopathological types of Bronchial asthma diagnosed at THP: A retrospective analysis. PURSE 2010
Journal Publication 2010
Wilks MF, Tomenson JA, Fernando R, Ariyananda PL, Berry DJ, Buckley NA, Gawarammana IB, Jayamanne S, Gunnell D, Dawson A. Formulation changes and time trends in outcome following paraquat ingestion in Sri Lanka.Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2011 Jan;49(1):21-8.
 
Dawson AH, Eddleston M, Senarathna L, Mohamed F, Gawarammana I, Bowe SJ, Manuweera G, Buckley NA. Acute human lethal toxicity of agricultural pesticides: a prospective cohort study.PLoS Med. 2010 Oct 26;7(10):e1000357.
 
Gawarammana I, Mohamed F, Bowe SJ, Rathnathilake A, Narangoda SK, Azher S, Dawson AH, Buckley NA. Fructose-1, 6-diphosphate (FDP) as a novel antidote for yellow oleander-induced cardiac toxicity: a randomized controlled double blind study.BMC Emerg Med. 2010 Jun 29;10:15.
 
Gawarammana IB, Dawson AH. Peripheral burning sensation: a novel clinical marker of poor prognosis and higher plasma-paraquat concentrations in paraquat poisoning.Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2010 May;48(4):347-9.
 
Gawarammana IB, Mudiyanselage Kularatne SA, Kularatne K, Waduge R, Weerasinghe VS, Bowatta S, Senanayake N. Deep coma and hypokalaemia of unknown aetiology following Bungarus caeruleus bites: Exploration of pathophysiological mechanisms with two case studies.J Venom Res. 2010 Dec 14;1:71-5.
Journal Publication 2011 
Gawarammana I, Keyler D.Dealing with adverse reactions to snake antivenom.Ceylon Med J. 2011 Sep;56(3):87-90. Review. No abstract available.
 
Pearson M, Konradsen F, Gunnell D, Dawson AH, Pieris R, Weerasinghe M, Knipe DW, Jayamanne S, Metcalfe C, Hawton K, Wickramasinghe AR, Atapattu W, Bandara P, de Silva D, Ranasinghe A, Mohamed F, Buckley NA, Gawarammana I, Eddleston M. A community-based cluster randomised trial of safe storage to reduce pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: study protocol.BMC Public Health. 2011 Nov 21;11:879.
 
Gawarammana I, Eddleston M. A community-based cluster randomised trial of safe storage to reduce pesticide self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka: study protocol.BMC Public Health. 2011 Nov 21;11:879.
 
Maduwage K, Kularatne K, Wazil A, Gawarammana I Coagulopthy, acute kidney injury and death following Hypnale zara envenoming: the first case report from Sri Lanka.Toxicon. 2011 Dec 1;58(8):641-3. . Epub 2011 Sep 28.
 
Wunnapuk K, Medley GA, Liu X, Grice JE, Jayasinghe S, Gawarammana I, Buckley NA, Roberts MS.J Chromatogr B Analyt Simple and sensitive liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry methods for quantification of paraquat in plasma and urine: application to experimental and clinical toxicological studies. Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2011 Oct 15;879(28):3047-52. Epub 2011 Sep 10.
 
Maduwage K, Hodgson WC, Konstantakopoulos N, O'Leary MA, Gawarammana I, Isbister GK. The in vitro toxicity of venoms from South Asian hump-nosed pit vipers (Viperidae: Hypnale)J Venom Res. 2011;2:17-23. Epub 2011 Jun 8. Erratum in: J Venom Res. 2011;2:E17.
 

Gawarammana IB, Buckley NA. Medical management of paraquat ingestion Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2011 Nov;72(5):745-57.

 
Journal Publications 2012
Maduwage K, Isbister GK, Silva A, Bowatta S, Mendis S, Gawarammana I. Epidemiology and clinical effects of hump-nosed pit viper (Genus: Hypnale) envenoming in Sri Lanka.Toxicon. 2012 Nov 2;61C:11-15.
 
Silva A, Gunawardena P, Weilgama D, Maduwage K, Gawarammana I. Comparative in-vivo toxicity of venoms from South Asian hump-nosed pit vipers (Viperidae: Crotalinae: Hypnale).BMC Res Notes. 2012 Aug 29;5:471.
 
Dr.W.A.T.A.Jayalath
Research Interest
  • Cardiology and Nephrology
Oral and Poster Presentation (with abstract) 2010
WATA Jayalath1, EMSB Ekanayake1, PHGJ Pushpakumara1, SC Weerasinghe1, PVR Kumarasiri1, SAM Kularatne1 Association of Creatinine Clearance and Haemoglobin in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus, 31st KSM Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
 

WATA Jayalath1, EMSB Ekanayake1, PHGJ Pushpakumara1, SC Weerasinghe1, PVR Kumarasiri1, SAM Kularatne1  Effects of Some Parameters On Creatinine Clearance In Diabetes Mellitus. 31st KSM

Oral and Poster Presentation (with abstract) 2011
Jaylath WATA, Kumara SKGPH, 2011, Assessment of nutritional status of elderly patients according to their co-morbid conditions and educational levels using mini nutrition assessment tool PURSE 2011
 

Jaylath WATA, Kumara SKGPH, 2011, Assessment of nutritional status of medical ward patients aged more than 65 years using mini nutrition assessment tool. PURSE 2011

Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2012 
E.M.S.B.Ekanayake1, G.P.Samarasinghe2, W.A.T.A. Jayalath3 CLINICAL PICTURE AND OUTCOME OF RUSSELL’S VIPER BITE ( Daboia russelii ) IN MALE PATIENTS ADMITTED TO THE TEACHING HOSPITAL, ANURADHAPURA, 34th  KSM
 
E.M.S.B. Ekanayake1, G.P.Samarasinghe2, W.A.T.A. Jayalath3  Waiting Time of Patients Between Admission and Clearking By the House Officer with Pre and Post Educational Intervention: Audit in Medical Unit Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, 34th  KSM
 
E.M.S.B.Ekanayake1, G.P.Samarasinghe2, W.A.T.A. Jayalath3  CLINICAL PICTURE AND OUTCOME OF RUSSELL’S VIPER BITE  ( Daboia russelii ) IN MALE PATIENTS ADMITTED TO THE TEACHING HOSPITAL, ANURADHAPURA. Poster 34th  KSM
 

E.M.S.B. Ekanayake1, G.P.Samarasinghe2, W.A.T.A. Jayalath Waiting Time of Patients Between Admission and Clearking By the House Officer with Pre and Post Educational Intervention: Audit in Medical Unit Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, 34th  KSM Poster


Journal Publication 2011
Senanayake A M Kularatne1, B D Sudhara S Budagoda1, V Kapila D de Alwis2, W M R Sujantha Wickramasinghe1, J M Ruwanthi P Bandara3, L P Manoji M K Pathirage3, G Rohitha R D K Gamlath3, Thusitha J Wijethunga3, W A Thilak A Jayalath1, Chandrika Jayasinghe1, Vasanthi Pinto4, Praneetha Somaratne5, P V Ranjith Kumarasiri. High efficacy of bolus methylprednisolone in severe leptospirosis: a descriptive study in Sri Lanka, Postgrad Med J 2011;87:13-17
 
Journal Publication 2012
Senanayake A. M. Kularatne, Sajitha C. Weerasinghe, Champika Gihan, Sujantha Wickramasinghe, Samath Dharmaratne, Asanka Abeyrathna, and Thilak Jayalath. Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, and Long-Term Outcomes of a Major Outbreak of Chikungunya in a Hamlet in Sri Lanka, in 2007: A Longitudinal Cohort Study. Journal of Tropical Medicine. Vol. 2012, Article ID 639178, 6 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/639178.
 
Dr. Arjuna Medagama
Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2011
Medagama UAB, Wijesinghe A. Use of Aspirin for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes:  Results from a clinic based study. (KSM proceedings) 2011
 

Medagama UAB, Wijesighe A. Factors affecting blood sugar control in patients with diabetes mellitus: A retrospective study (KSM proceedings) 2011


Oral and Poster Presentation( with abstract) 2012
Medagama, UAD Wijesighe, NSB Dissanayake. Characteristics of patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus in relation to central obesity and hypertension. Proceedings of the 34th Annual academic sessions of the Kandy society of Medicine 9-12th February 2012Kandy. 19
 
A.Medagama, UAD Wijesighe, NSB Dissanayake, RS Wijetunge. Age trends of the onset of type 2 diabetes among Sri Lankan adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus from 2007. Proceedings of the 34th Annual academic sessions of the Kandy society of Medicine 9-12th February 2012Kandy. 27
 

A.Medagama, UAD Wijesighe, NSB Dissanayake. Prevalence and types of lipid abnormalities in patients with newly diagnosed type diabetes mellitus: A clinic based prospective study. Proceedings of the 34th Annual academic sessions of the Kandy society of Medicine 9-12th February 2012Kandy. 27

 
Dr(Mrs) L.P.M.M.K. Pathirage
Journal Publications 2013 - International
Craig, S.A., Emma, H.Y.H., Jiguang, W., Christian, S., Pathirage, M., Wijeratne, T., Rapid Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage. The New England Journal of Medicine, 2013 Jun. 368(25): 2355-65.