Professor Thusharie Sugandhika Suresh

I do research on dysmennorrhoea and gender-based violence. I am a pioneer in registered clinical trials on indigenous and Ayurveda medicines in Sri Lanka. I have approval for a herbal preparation, for COVID patients.

 I was instrumental in founding Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SLALAS) and CBSL of Sri Lanka. I won many awards.

Areas of expertise: dysmennorrhoea, gender-based violence in university, indigenous medicine, herbal medicine standardization, functional foods

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Selected publications

Acute and sub chronic toxicity profiles of Sudarshana suspension
TSSS Weerakoon Achchige Selvi Saroja Weerakoon, Pathirage Kamal Perera [...]
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2020 

Anti-inflammatory activity of Pleurotus ostreatus, a culinary medicinal mushroom, in wistar rats
WJA Jayasuriya, SM Handunnetti, CA Wanigatunge, GH Fernando, [...]
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2020 3 2020

Gastroprotective Activity Of Vishnukarnthi Chewable Granular Dosage Form Formulated Using Evolvulus Alsinoides And Its Accelerated Stability Studies
T Kumara, HUV Hettiarachchi, W Jayasuriya, L Arawwawala, TS Suresh

Evaluation of Physicochemical Properties of Starch from Two Modified Sri Lankan Rice Varieties to Be Used as Excipients in the Pharmaceutical Industry
LMH Piyumini, K Lalindra, H Premathilake, SU Kankanamge, TS Suresh, [...]

Anti-inflammatory activity of Pleurotus ostreatus, a culinary medicinal mushroom in Wistar ra
TSS W.J.A. Banukie N Jayasuriya, Shiroma M Handunnetti, Chandanie A [...]
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2020, Article ID 6845383

Prizes, Grants and AwardsJun 2001Sri Lanka President's awards for scientific publication 2000, 2001, 2003Awarded for publication in top SCI journals Dec 2015Supervisory award (SUSRED) for post graduate supervision awarded by National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka - 2015Awarded to supervisors whose students complete PhD within 4 years and publish in SCI journals Jun 2003Prof. Kandaiah Memorial Award for the Best Post Graduate Thesis - Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon, – 2002Awarded Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon by for the Best Post Graduate Thesis, Dec 2001Post Graduate Publication Award – Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science -2001Awarded by the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS) for the best postgraduate publication Apr 2013Outstanding Alumnus, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura- 2013Awarded at the 15th Anniversary celebrations of the faculty for outstanding alumni of the faculty Dec 2015National Research Council Merit Award for research 2014, 2015Awarded for publishing in SCI journals Sep 2019University of Sri Jayewardenepura research awards for scientific publications 2014,15,16,17,18Awarded by the university of Sri Jayewardenepura for research publications Apr 2016Faculty of Medical Sciences Oration 2016Awarded by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Faculty of Medial Sciences each year in recognition of contribution to research


Sri Lanka
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine
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