A.C.E. Koch Oration

Dr. Deepthi De Silva, Senior lecturer of the department of Physiology delivered the 2016 A C E Koch oration with the theme ”Exploring the complexities of congenital heart disease” on the 26th November 2016 at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.

The Physiological society of Sri Lanka (PSSL) organizes the annual A C E Koch memorial Oration to commemorate the life and work of Prof. Arthur Cecil Elsely Koch, the first Ceylonese Professor of Physiology. He was the chair of Physiology at the faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo from 1952 until his retirement in 1968.

The invited oration was in parallel with the annual scientific sessions of the PSSL and was attended by participants representing all the departments of Physiology in Sri Lanka and invited guests.

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Annual Scientific Sessions of the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka 2016

The annual scientific sessions of the Physiological society of Sri Lanka was held from the 25th to the 26th of November at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. A pre-congress workshop on Obesity and Weight Management was very successfully conducted with active participation of the audience. The second day of the program was an interesting line up of plenary lectures, symposia, free paper sessions and two orations. 

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Kelaniya Medical Faculty wins 3rd Inter-Medical Faculty Physiology Quiz

The team from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya emerged champions at the 3rd Inter-Medical Faculty Physiology Quiz organized by the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka (PSSL).

This annual event is held with the objective of popularizing Physiology among students of the Medical Faculties in Sri Lanka and fostering collegiality among students. The "Professor Carlo Fonseka Challenge Trophy" is on offer to the winning team in honour of Prof. Carlo Fonseka, an eminent Sri Lankan Physiologist.

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