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Wasala Mudiyanselage Kalpani Madhushika Ratnayake

Country of origin: Sri Lanka Currently in: Sri Lanka, Colombo General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2013 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Working on anti-inflammatory activities of natural products on Animal models


Publications resulting from Research: 


Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2019), Acute anti-inflammatory activity of evolitrine isolated from Acronychia pedunculata leaves in Wistar rats, 6th Annual Session of Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SLALAS), Page: 47.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2018), Anti-nociceptive activity of evolitrine isolated from Acronychia pedunculata leaves, Asian Symposium on Medicinal Plants, Spices and other Natural Products XVI, Page 111.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2018), Inhibitory effect of the leaf extract of Acronychia pedunculata on prostaglandin E2 level of Wistar rats with chronic arthritis,1st Bi-annual Conference, College of Biochemists of Sri Lanka, Page 12.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2018), Evaluation of inhibition of prostaglandin E2 level by Psychotria sarmentosa leaves used in traditional porridge in Sri Lanka, 11th International Research Conference Basic and Applied Sciences, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Page 20

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2018), In-vitro and in-vivo antioxidant activity of Acronychia pedunculata leaves, 5th Annual Session of Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SLALAS), Page: 35.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2018), Prophylactic and therapeutic chronic anti-inflammatory effect of Acronychia pedunculata leaves on adjuvant induced arthritis rat model, 7th Young Scientists Forum (YSF) Symposium, Page: 114-117.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2017), Anti-inflammatory activity of the alkaloid fraction of Acronychia pedunculata leaves, International Symposium on Traditional and Complementary Medicine (Tradmed International), Page: 160-161.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2017), Nitric oxide scavenging activity of Acronychia pedunculata leaves, 8th International Conference of LASA India, Page: 55.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2017), Anti-inflammatory activity of Psychotria sarmentosa leaves, 64th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association for Laboratory Animal Science (JALAS), Page: S35.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2017), Nitric oxide scavenging activity of aqueous extract of Psychotria sarmentosa leaves, 4th Annual Secession of Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SLALAS), Page: 35.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2017), Prophylactic and therapeutic chronic anti-inflammatory effect of Psychotria sarmentosa leaves on adjuvant induced arthritis rat model, 6th Young Scientists Forum (YSF) Symposium, Page: 116-119.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2016), Sub chronic anti-inflammatory activity of Acronychia pedunculata leaves on formaldehyde induced rat hind paw oedema model, 4th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine (ICAUST), Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Page: 86.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N., Chandrika, U. G., (2016) Anti-nociceptive activity of Acronychia pedunculata leaves, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (iCMA), Faculty of Graduate studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Page: 26.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Chandrika, U. G., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N. (2016) Anti-inflammatory activity of Acronychia pedunculata leaves, Annual International Research Sessions of the University of Peradeniya ( iPURSE ), Page: 342.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Chandrika, U. G., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N. (2016), Anti-histamine activity of Acronychia pedunculata leaves, 9th International Research Conference, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Page: 233.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Chandrika, U. G., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N. (2016) In-vitro and in-vivo antioxidant activity of aqueous extract of Psychotria sarmentosa leaves, Wayamba International Conference (WINC), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Page: 178.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Chandrika, U. G., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N. (2016) Anti-nociceptive activity of aqueous extract of Psychotria sarmentosa leaves, 25th Anniversary Scientific International Conference, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Page: 114.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Chandrika, U. G., Suresh, T. S., Abeysekara, A. M., Salim, N. (2016) Anti-inflammatory activity of aqueous extract of Psychotria sarmentosa on acute and chronic inflammatory animal (Wistar rat) models, 3rd Annual Session of Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SLALAS), Page: 22.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Chandrika, U. G., Abeysekara, A. M., Suresh, T. S., Salim, N. (2016) Anti-histamine activity of aqueous extract and macromolecular fraction of Psychotria sarmentosa leaves, 5th Young Scientists Forum (YSF) Symposium, Page: 89-91.

Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Chandrika, U. G., Abeysekara, A. M., Suresh, T. S., Salim, N., Wijesundara, S. A., (2015) Evaluation of Anti-inflammatory activity of Psychotria sarmentosa leaves used in traditional porridge in Sri Lanka, 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition, Yokohama, Japan, Page: 353.

Alwis, D. D. H. Alwis, Ratnayake, W. M. K. M., Chandrika, U. G., Jayaweera, P. M., (2012), A kinetic study of photodegradation of lycopene in water/actone solutions, 68th Annual Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Page 69.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching

Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jul 2019
“Dr. Sharmini Jayasekera Award for the Best Oral Communication”, at the 6th Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Laboratory Animal Sciences (SLALAS) in 2019. “Certificate of Merit”, at 8th Young Scientists Forum (YSF) , Sri Lanka in 2019. Award for “Best paper presented at the oral session” at the 1st Bienneal conference, College of Biochemists of Sri Lanka in 2018. “Certificate of Merit”, at 7th Young Scientists Forum (YSF), Sri Lanka in 2018. “International Award” at the 64th Annual Meeting, Japanese Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences (JALAS) in 2017 in Fukushima, Japan. “Certificate of Merit”, at 6th Young Scientists Forum (YSF), Sri Lanka in 2017. “Dr. Sharmini Jayasekera Award for the Best Oral Communication”, at the 4th Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Laboratory Animal Sciences (SLALAS) in 2017. “Dr. Sharmini Jayasekera Award for the Best Oral Communication, at the 3rd Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Laboratory Animal Sciences (SLALAS) in 2016. Semi finalist at the 3 MT competition (3 minutes thesis presentation competition) organized by Sri Lankan Academy of Young Scientists (SLAYS) in 2017.