Medicine

Jan
11

Faculty of Medicine signs MoU with DSI (D. Samson Industries (Pvt) Ltd)

Faculty of Medicine signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DSI (D.Samson Industries PVT Ltd) on January 11, 2021. The objective of this partnership was to collaborate for the development and production of a Diabetic prescription shoe range. The number of diabetic patients in Sri Lanka is currently growing at an alarming level leading to […]

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Dec
06

Development of a genetic barcode for surveillance and malaria parasite tracking in Sri Lanka

Parasitic Diseases Research Unit, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo in collaboration with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, USA Sri Lanka was certified as a malaria-free nation in 2016, but imported malaria cases continue with a persistent risk of re-emergence of the disease in the country Genetic information of [...]
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Nov
23

Three UoC researchers rank among the World’s top 2% in Stanford University list

Three academics from the University of Colombo have been ranked among the top 2% of scientists around the world in a recent paper from Stanford University, published in the journal PLoS Biology. This study has classified the scientists based on their career-long citation impact until the end of 2019. A total of 15 scientists from [...]
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Oct
29

4th Global Animal Welfare Awards 2020

The WVA and Ceva Animal Health have announced the winners of the 2020 Global Animal Welfare Awards on 29th October 2020. This award recognizes the individuals and institutions for their outstanding work and dedication to promoting animal welfare. Dr. Tharanga Thoradeniya, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka is recognized as one of the […]

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Oct
13

Obstetric Medicine : A Global Perspective – Webinar

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Jun
15

Donation from the International Atomic Energy Agency via the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board

A significant donation of Coronavirus diagnostic kits and related equipment valued at over 14 million rupees was handed over to Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo, by Professor SRD Rosa, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board (SLAEB) at a simple ceremony held at the Faculty of Medicine. Present were […]

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Jun
02

Emma L. Conlon International Service Award

Golden Z Club of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo is the daughter club of Zonta Colombo 1. It’s 2019/2020 commitees’ aim was to uplift mental wellbeing in different populations in Sri Lanka. The international award, Emma L. Conlon Service Award, recognizes the project which best represents the ideals of Zonta International among 131 […]

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Jun
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Apr
02

Seeking Accurate Information to Guide our Behaviours

ENGLISHසිංහලதமிழ்ENGLISH Seeking Accurate Information to Guide our Behaviours Separating the wheat from the chaff   By Dr Santushi Amarasuriya, Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo  We have seen people behave in various ways amidst the COVID-19 situation. On one extreme are those who think this is [...]
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Feb
15

Colombo Medical Congress 2020

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo is on the eve of its 150th year Anniversary- a historic celebration for the Faculty, the University and for Medicine in Sri Lanka. As part of these celebrations, the Faculty, together with its alumni association (CoMSAA), and the University of Colombo, organized the Colombo Medical Congress 2020 from […]

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Jul
15

Launch of the South Asian Regional Consortium Centre for Combating Tobacco (SARC-CCT)

The South Asian Regional Consortium Centre for Combating Tobacco (SARC-CCT) was launched by the Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT), Sri Lanka, along with the representatives from the region, on 15th July 2019 at the Galle Face hotel, Colombo. The main purpose of establishing the SARC-CCT is to monitor tobacco industry interference and implementation of Article […]

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Jun
01

World No Tobacco Day-2019

World Health Organization (WHO) has declared every year 31st of May as the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The main aim of this campaign is to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure. This year the theme of the WNTD is “tobacco and lung health”, highlighting the: […]

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Mar
19

CVCD Excellence Award 2018

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) Excellence Awards Ceremony 2018 was held at the President’s House, Colombo on 19th of March 2019. Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva – Dean, Faculty of Arts was awarded for the most outstanding senior researcher in the field of social sciences, humanities and aesthetic. Senior Professor Pujitha Wickramasinghe – […]

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Jan
25

Visit of Executive Vice President of Tsinghua University to the Faculty of Medicine

Professor WANG Xiqin, Executive Vice President of the Tsinghua University, Beijing and a few members of the AUA Secretariat visited the Faculty of Medicine on 25th January 2019 during their visit to Sri Lanka. This delegation met with the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Jennifer Perera, and a few other academic staff members and were […]

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Dec
21

MoU between UoC and Philips Medical System

University of Colombo and Philips Medical Systems, Nederland, BV entered into a research agreement on the 21st of December 2018. Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake signed on behalf of UoC while Philips Medical Systems was represented by a group of dignitaries from Philips India and Philips Sri Lanka, headed by Clinical Scientist, Dr. Indrajit […]

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