Postgraduate Teaching


We undertake national and international postgraduate students in the following areas

  • Drug development with herbal plants.
  • Type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance
  • Pharmavovigilance and drug utilization projects
  • Early prediction of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology with urinary bio-markers
  • Small fiber neuropathy following organophosphate (OP) poisoning
  • Immunopharmacology for the PGIM Diploma in Molecular Medicine

List of students

  1. Dr. M. T. Madhushika (PhD) – Promoting Spontaneous Reporting of Adverse Drug Reactions in Teaching Hospital Karapitiya using manual reporting process and a mobile application.
  2. Mr. Sameera Gunasekara (MPhil) – Development of a Ruman spectroscopy facility for bio fluid based disease diagnostics; with an application for early stage detection of CKDu.
  3. Ms. Ashani Uthpala Bulathgama (MPhil) – Development of innovative functional foods and combined herbal nutraceuticals using selected medicinal plants.
  4. Ms. G.M.V.D.Wijenayake (MPhil) – Effect of Psidium guajava, Carcinia gummi-gutta, Eryngium foetidum and cinnamomum verum on glycaemic control in mouse models.
  5. Ms. S.D.M.Dilshani (MPhil) – Univariate and Bivariate Meta-Analyses on the Effect of Abaloparatide and Romosozumab on Bone Mineral Density and Fracture Occurrence