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Publications in peer reviewed journals (2018) 

  1. Bundy, D.A.P., de Silva, N., Horton, S., Patton, G.C., Schultz, L., Jamison, D.T., Disease Control Priorities-3 Child and Adolescent Health and Development Authors Group, Investment in child and adolescent health and development: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd Edition. Lancet 2018; [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Chandradasa, M., Champika, L., The use of aripiprazole for tic disorders in children and adolescents and implications for resource limited settings in the developing world. Psychiatry Research 2018; [Epub ahead of print]

  3. Chandradasa, M., Wijesinghe, C., Kuruppuarachchi, K.A.L.A., Perera, M., Near-Death experiences in a multi-religious hospital population in Sri Lanka. Journal of Religion and Health 2018; [Epub ahead of print]

  4. Chandrasinghe, P., Cereser, B., Moorghen, M., Al Bakir, I., Tabassum, N., Hart, A., Stebbing, J., Warusavitarne, J., Role of SMAD proteins in colitis-associated cancer: from known to the unknown. Oncogene 2018; 37(1):1-7  [Epub 2017]

  5. Dias, T., Patabendige, M., Kajendran, J., Kularathna, M., Jk3 antibodies complicated with severe fetal anaemia requiring intrauterine transfusion: a case report.  Transfusion Medicine 2018;[Epub ahead of print]

  6. Ediriweera, Dileepa Senajith, Palitha Karunapema, Arunasalam Pathmeswaran, and Mahendra Arnold (2018). "Increase in premature mortality due to non-communicable diseases in Sri Lanka during the first decade of the twenty-first century." BMC public health 18, no. 1: 584.
  7. Ediriweera, Dileepa Senajith, Nuwani Dilina, Vipula Saparamadu, Inoka Fernando, Buddhika Kurukulasuriya, Deepika Fernando, and Janakie Kurera (2018). "Aspirin is associated with low oral pH levels and antacid helps to increase oral pH." BMC research notes 11, no. 1: 137.
  8. Flöttmann, R., Kragesteen, B.K., Geuer, S., Socha, M., Allou, L., Sowinska-Seidler, A., Bosquillon de Jarcy, L., Wagner, J., Jamsheer, A., Oehl-Jaschkowitz, B., Wittler, L., de Silva, D., Kurth, I., Maya, I., Santos-Simarro, F., Hülsemann, W., Klopocki, E., Mountford, R., Fryer, A., Borck, G., Horn, D., Lapunzina, P., Wilson, M., Mascrez, B., Duboule, D., Mundlos, S., Spielmann, M., Noncoding copy-number variations are associated with congenital limb malformation. Genetics in Medicine 2018; [Epub ahead of print]

  9. Herath, H.M.L.P.B., Gunawardene, Y.I.N.S., Pathiranage, M., Wickramasinghe, P.D.S.U., Wickramathunge, P.G.T.S., Dassanayake, R.S., An ARV1 homologue from a filarial nematode is functional in yeast. Journal of Helminthology 2018; [Epub ahead of print]

  10. Gunathilaka, N., Ranathunge, T., Udayanga, L., Wijegunawardena, A., Abeyewickreme, W.,Oviposition preferences of dengue vectors; Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Sri Lanka under laboratory settings. Bulletin of Entomological Research2018;E pub 27) p.1-9.

  11. Gunathilake, P.A.D.H.N., Uduwawala, U.M.H.U., Udayanga, N.W.B.A.L., Ranathunge, R.M.T.B., Amarasinghe, L.D., Abeyewickreme, W., Determination of the efficiency of diets for larval development in mass rearing Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 2018;(E pub Nov. 23) p. 1-10.

  12. Jamison, D.T, Alwan, A., Mock, C.N., Nugent, R., Watkins, D., Adeyi, O., Anand, S., Atun, R., Bertozzi, S., Bhutta, Z., Binagwaho, A., Black, R., Blecher, M., Bloom, B.R., Brouwer, E., Bundy, D.A.P., Chisholm, D., Cieza, A., Cullen, M., Danforth, K., de Silva, N., Debas, H.T., Donkor, P., Dua, T., Fleming, K.A., Gallivan, M., Garcia, P.J., Gawande, A., Gaziano, T., Gelband, H., Glass, R., Glassman, A., Gray, G., Habte, D., Holmess, K.K., Horton, S., Hutton, G., Jha, P., Knaul, F.M., Kobusingye, O., Krakauer, E.L., Kruk, M.E., Lechmann, P., Laxminarayan, R., Levin, C., Looi, L.M., Madhav, N., Mahmoud, A., Mbanya, J.C., Measham, A., Medina-Mora, M.E., Medin, C., Mills, A., Mills, J.A., Montoya, J., Norheim, O., Olson, Z., Omokhodion, F., Oppenheim, B., Ord, T., Patel, V., Patton, G.C., Peabody, J., Prabhakaran, D., Qi, J., Reynolds, T., Ruacan, S., Sankaranarayan, R., Sepulveda, J., Skolnik, R., Smith, K.R., Temmerman, M., Tollman, S., Verguet, S., Walker, D.G., Walker, N., Wu, Y., Zhao, K., Universal health coverage and intersectoral action for health: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition. Lancet 2018; [Epub ahead of print]

  13. Karunanayake, A., Devanarayana, N.M., de Silva, A., Gunawardena, S., Rajindrajith, S., Randomized controlled clinical trial on value of domperidone in functional abdominal pain in children. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2018; [Epub ahead of print]

  14. Karunanayake, A.L., Pathmeswaran,Chronic low back pain and its association with lumbar vertebrae and intervertebral disc changes in adults. A case control study. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 2018; [Epub ahead of print]

  15. Karuppiah, D., M. S. A. Cooray, N. Somasundaram, and D. S. Ediriweera (2018). "Screening of cushings syndrome in patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes with hypertension and obesity." International Journal of Advanced Research, 6, no. 1: 603-610.
  16. Malalasekera, A.P., Sivasuganthan, K., Sarangan, S., Thaneshan, K., Weerakoon, D.N., Mathangasinghe, Y., Gunasekera, C.L., Mallawaarachchi, S., Nanayakkara, N.D., Anthony, D.J., Ediriweera, D. (2018), Morphological variations of the human ejaculatory ducts in relation to the prostatic urethra. Clinical Anatomy 31, no. 4:456-61.

  17. Rajindrajith, S., Hettige, S., Gulegoda, I., Jayawickrama, N., de Silva, S.C., Samarakoon, H.K., de Silva, R.L., Abeyagunawardena, S., Devanarayana, N.M., Aerophagia in adolescents is associated with exposure to adverse life events and psychological maladjustment. Neurogastroenterology and Motility2018;30(3): e13224 [Epub ahead of print]

  18. Sahnan, K., Pellino, G., Adegbola, S.O., Tozer, P.J., Chandrasinghe, P., Miskovic, D., Hompes, R., Warusavitarne, J., Lung, P.F.C., Development of a model of three-dimensional imaging for the preoperative planning of TaTME. Techniques in Coloproctology 2018;22(1):59-63[Epub 2017]

  19. Sebastiampillai, B.S., Luke, N.V., Silva, S., de Silva, S.T., Premaratna, R., Septicaemia caused by Elizabethkingia-sp in a 'healthy' Sri Lankan man. Tropical Doctor 2017:49475517717135.
  20. Sumanasena, S.P., Vipulaguna, D.V., Mendis, M.M., Gunawardena, N.S., Beyond survival: 5-year neurodevelopmental follow-up of a cohort of preterm infants in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Paediatrics and International Child Health 2018; [Epub ahead of print]

  21. Walker, S., Gibbins, J., Paes, P., Barclay, S., Adams, A., Chandratilake, M., Gishen, F., Lodge, P., Wee, B., Preparing future doctors for palliative care: views of course organisers. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 2018;  [Epub ahead of print]

  22. Woodhouse, L.J., Scutt, P., Hamdy, S., Smithard, D.G., Cohen, D.L., Roffe, C., Bereczki, D., Berge, E., Bladin, C.F., Caso, V., Christensen, H.K., Collins, R., Czlonkowska, A., de Silva, A., Etribi, A., Laska, A.C., Ntaios, G., Ozturk, S., Phillips, S.J., Prasad, K., Szatmari, S., Sprigg, N., Bath, P.M., Route of feeding as a proxy for dysphagia after stroke and the effect of Transdermal Glyceryl Trinitrate: Data from the efficacy of Nitric Oxide in Stroke Randomised Controlled Trial. Translational Stroke Research 2018; [Epub ahead of print]