Winners Of Prizes and Awards

WINNERS OF PRIZES AND AWARDS

129TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CONGRESS OF THE SLMA

  

  1. E M WIJERAMA PRIZE

OP008:  Effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) on bleeding and Liver in Dengue infection

Wijewickrama A1, Abeyrathna G1, Gunasena S2, Idampitiya D1

1National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Angoda

2Medical Research Institute, Colombo

            

  1. S E SENEVIRATNA PRIZE

OP018: Incidence and risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in an urban, adult Sri Lankan population – a community cohort follow-up study

Niriella MA1, Kasturiratna A1, De Silva ST1, Perera KR2, Subasinghe SKCE2, Kodisinghe SK2, Piyaratna TACL2, Vithiya K2, Dassanayaka AS1, De Silva AP1

1Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama

2University Medical Unit, Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama

                        

  1. H K T FERNANDO PRIZE

OP069: Human epidermal Growth Factor Receptor-2 (HER2) expression in gastric adenocarcinoma and relevant clinic-pathological features in a cohort of Sri Lankan patients

Subasinghe D1, Sivaganesh S1, Samarasekera A2, Kumarasinghe MP3, 4, Samarasekera DN1, Lokuhetty MDS5,

1University Surgical Unit,  National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2Department of Pathology, The National Hospital of Sri Lanka

3PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Perth

4 School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Western Australia

5Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

            

  1. SIR NICHOLAS ATTYGALLE PRIZE

OP048: Knowledge on low birth weight among pregnant women and their partners in Anuradhapura District

Guruge GND1, Perera KMN2, Dharmaratne SD3, Gunatunga W4

1Health Promotion Unit, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

2Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

3Department of Community Medicine, Faulty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

4Department of Community Medicine, Faulty of Medicine, University of Colombo

  

  1. WILSON PEIRIS PRIZE

op043: Development of a Snakebite risk map for Sri Lanka 

Ediriweera DS1, Kasturiratne A2, Pathmeswaran A2, Gunawardena NK3, Wijayawickrama BA4, Jayamanne SF4, Isbister GK5, Dawson A6, Giorgi E7, Diggle PJ7, Lalloo DG8, de Silva HJ4

1ICT Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

2Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

3Department of Parasitology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

4Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

5Clinical Toxicology Research Group, University of Newcastle,

6Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney,

7CHICAS, Lancaster University Medical School, United Kingdom

8Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

                       

  1. DAPHNE ATTYGALLE PRIZE FOR THE BEST PAPER IN CANCER

OP066: Components of the leptin system as risk factors for sporadic breast cancer in Sri Lankan women and their modulation by menopausal status

Rodrigo HACIK1, Tennekoon KH1, Karunanayake EH1, Amarasinghe IY2, De Silva GKS2

1Institute of Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Colombo

2National Cancer Institute, Maharagama

  

  1. SIR FRANK GUNASEKERA PRIZE FOR THE BEST PAPER IN COMMUNITY MEDICINE & TUBERCULOSIS

OP072: Knowledge, attitudes and practices of army soldiers on prehospital trauma care in Matara district

Chathurika H.L.S1

1Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo

                                    

  1. KUMARADASA RAJASURIYA PRIZE FOR THE BEST PAPER IN TROPICAL MEDICINE

OP001: The prevalence of cirrhosis in adults with evidence of immunity against Hepatitis A

Kobbegala KGVJ1, Karalliyadda HN1, Ranawaka C2, Niriella M1, De Silva AP3, Dassanayake AS1, De Silva HJ3

1Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

2Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama

3Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

  

  1. SPECIAL PRIZE IN CARDIOLOGY

OP004: Are we recognizing the correct state of blood pressure control of our patients in out-patient setting?

Bandara HGWAPL1, Kogulan T1, Kodithuwakku NW1, Hewarathna UI1, Karunaratne RMSP1, Jegavanthan A1, Hathalahawatta C1, Ralapanawa DMPUK2, Jayawickreme KP2, Ambagaspitiya AWDT1

1Cardiology Unit, Teaching Hospital Kandy

2Department of Medicine, Teaching Hospital Peradeniya

                                   

  • S RAMACHANDRAN PRIZE FOR THE BEST PAPER IN NEPHROLOGY

OP051: Risk factors and outcome of primary urinary stones in children: a single centre experience

Gunasekara W D V N1, Wijesinghe S W M N S1, Ekanayaka E M S S1, Jasinge E A2, Hemachandra D K M N3

1Paediatric Nephrology Unit, Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children

2Department of Biochemistry, Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children

3Family Health Bureau

                         

  • SPECIAL AWARD FOR BEST ORAL PRESENTATION IN PHARMACOLOGY

OP056: Metformin: use as a pharmacological agent in management of childhood obesity

Warnakulasuriya LS1, Fernando MAM2, Adikaram AVN3, Thawfeek ARM2, Anurasiri WML4, Silva KDRR5, Sirasa MSF5, Samaranayake D6, Wickramasinghe VP7

1Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo

2Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama

3Health Unit, Bandaranayake International Airport, Katunayake

4District General Hospital, Negombo

5Department of Applied Nutrition, Wayamba University

6Department of Community Medicine, University of Colombo

7Departmen of Paediatrics, University of Colombo

  

  1. SLMA PRIZE FOR THE BEST POSTER            

PP065: Prevalence and clinicopathological characterization of triple negative and basal like breast carcinoma in Sri Lanka

Wijesinghe HD1, Fernando J2, Senarath U3, Wijesinghe GK1, Lokuhetty MDS1

1Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

2National Hospital of Sri Lanka

3Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo