Dr. R. Waduge
Associated Professor in Pathology/ Head of the Department
Office Address

Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya.

Email  roshitha2006@yahoo.com


Educational /Professional qualifications

MD- Pathology (Histopathology)- University of Colombo
D. Path

Research Interests
Neuromuscular disease/Muscle biopsies
Academic field   
  • Pathology/Histopathology
  • Medical laboratory science
Clinical interest   
  1. Muscle disorders
  2. Gynae Pathology
Educational interest   
  • Curriculum development. 
  • Undergraduate and post graduate teaching.
Research Interest with a short description of the on-going work in each area
  • Development of a low cost freezing technique.
  • Development of a reference center for muscle immunohistochemistry.
Clinical interest with a short description of the on-going work in each area  
  • Provide laboratory and expert service in diagnosing muscle diseases.
  • Routine biopsy reporting for the provincial hospitals.
Educational interests and programs- undergraduate
  • Medical   (Pathology and Clinical Chemistry)
  • Dental   ( Histopathology)
  • Allied health science  ( Histopathology)
Postgraduate training
  •  One to one teaching for postgraduate trainees in Pathology for Diploma and MD in pathology.
  • Conduct General pathology lectures for MS Part 1.
Selected Research publications
  • 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.
  • Ectopic ACTH syndrome from an occult source with associated gastric parietal cell, hyperplasia, Sri Lanka Journal Medicine January-June 2008
  • A comparative study of histopathological and immunohistochemical study of cutaneous Leishmaniasis and leprosy Ceylon medical journal
  • Aspergillosis in patients undergoing bronchoscopy at teaching hospital kandy” Respire 2009
  • Deep coma and hypokalaema of unknown aetiology following Bungarus caeruleus bite and Exploration of pathophysiological  mechanism with two case studies. (Journal of venom research 2010
  • Sclerosing lymphocytic lobulitis of the breast. International conference of gynecology and Breast pathology August 2009


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