2020 – “Improving the care for children with thalassaemia in Sri Lanka”
Professor Sachith Mettananda
MBBS, DCH, MD(Paed), DPhil(Oxford), FRCP(Edin)
Professor and Head – Department of Paediatrics, University of Kelaniya
Consultant Paediatrician – Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama
2019 – “Strategies to reduce the use of Cytotoxic therapy in childhood Nephrotic Syndrome”
Professor Asiri Abeygunawardena
MBBS (SL), MD (Col), DCH (Col), MRCP(UK), FRCPCH (UK)
Professor of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
2018 – “Is iron deficiency anaemia in Sri Lanka an over kill?”
Professor Anuja Premawardhena MBBS (Pera), MD (Col), MRCP (UK), FRCP
(London), DPhil (Oxon), FCCP (SL), FNAS (SL)
Professor in Medicine, Dept. of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya
2017 – “Efficacy of rupatadine in the treatment of dengue viral infections”
Professor Neelika Malavige MBBS (Col), MRCP (UK), DPhil (Oxon), FRCP (Lond), FRCPath (UK)
Center for Dengue Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda
2016 – “Epidemiology of Melioidosis in Sri Lanka”
Dr Enoka Corea MBBS (Colombo), Dip Medical Microbiology (Colombo), MD Medical Microbiology (Colombo), CTHE (Colombo), SEDA (UK), FG Cert Med Ed (Dundee),
Senior Lecturer and Consultant Microbiologist Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
2015 – “Friendly fire – neurons under attack ! Studies from Sri Lanka”
Dr Tashi Chang, MBBS (Col), MD, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Lon), FCCP, Dphil (Oxon),
Senior Lecturer and Specialist Neurologist, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
2014 – “Hallucinations: tele-creations of the haunted mind”, Professor Nimal Senanayake
2013 – “Epidemiology of snakebite: Investigating the burden”,
Vidyajyothi Professor H. Janaka de Silva, MBBS (Col), MD (Col), D Phil(Oxon), FRCP(Lond),FRCP,FNAS (SL), Hon. FRACP, Hon. FRCP (Thailand), Hon. FCGP (SL),
Chair and Senior Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama
2012 – Control of Non Communicable Diseases: Where do we begin?
Prof. V. Pujitha Wickramasinghe, MBBS (Col), MD (Paed), DCH (Col), PhD (Col)., Professor in Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo,
Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children, Colombo
2011 – Clinical impact of portal vein embolisation and extent of surgical resection on future
recurrence with reference to micro metastasis in patients with hepato-cellular
carcinoma. Dr R C Siriwardana MBBS, MS, MRCS. GB Ong Clinical Fellow, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
2010 – Ergonomic factors of Educational Environments and Influence on School-going Early Adolescents. Dr Kapila Jayaratne MBBS, DCH, MSc, MD (Community Medicine),
Consultant Community Physician, Family Health Bureau
2009 – Epidemic of diabesity in Sri Lanka – facts and figures – Dr. Prasad Katulanda
Endocrinologist and Diabetologist, Lecturer in Clinical Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
2008 – Genetics of Pre-eclampsia and the Weight of Babies at Birth – Dr. Vajira H. W. Dissanayake
Senior Lecturer, Department of Anatomy and the Human Genetics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
2007 – Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Sri Lankan Experience Orator – Dr. Rajeeva Peiris, Consultant Cardiothoraic Surgeon, Colombo.
2006 – Heart failure – Loss of Homeostasis or Regulation? – Prof C Thissa Kappagoda,
Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Ambulatory Care Center,
University of California, USA.
2005 – The Use and Functions of the Bone Marrow – from Hominids to the Future – Prof S N
Wickramasinghe, Emeritus Professor of Haematology Imperial College, University of London and Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, UK
2004 – Haemoglobin E ? Thalassaemia: why is it so variable? – Dr Anuja Premawardhena,
Senior Lecturer in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama.
2003 – Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lymphatic filariasis; some
highlights from the Matara Research Project – Prof Mirani V Weerasooriya, Professor/Head, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle.
2002 – Unstable carotid plaque : the key to stroke prevention – Dr. Mandika Wijeyaratne,
Senior Lecturer in Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
2001 – A new management strategy for tetanus – Dr. Deepthi Attygalle, Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Colombo.
2000 – Embryonic stem cells and tissue engineering: New breakthroughs in human medicine
Prof. Ariff Bongso, Research Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
1999 – Yellow Oleander poisoning – in search of an antidote – Vidyajothi Prof. M.H. Rizvi
Sheriff, Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
1998 – Heart Attacks, Novel Preventive Strategies on the Horizon – Prof. Shanthi Mendis,
Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya.
1997 – Organophosphorus insecticide poisoning – Prof. Nimal Senanayake, Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya.
1996 – Advances in management of snake bite in Sri Lanka – Dr. K. Sellahewa, Consultant Physician, Colobo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubuwila.
1995 – Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy as a diagnostic technique in respiratory medicine
Dr. Champa Jayasundera, Consultant Physician, General Hospital, Sri Jayawardenepura, Nugegoda.
1994 – Injuries due to antipersonnal mines in Sri Lanka – Dr. Gamini Goonatilleke,
Consultant Surgeon, General Hospital, Sri Jayawardenepura, Nugegoda.
1993 – Reflex Epilepsies: Experience in Sri Lanka
Prof. Nimal Senanayake, Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya.
1992 – Battered Wife Syndrome: A perspective from general practice – Dr. Ananda Perera
1991 – Not Awarded
1990 – Role of planned parenthood for enrichment of quality of life in Sri Lanka – Dr. Siva Chinnathamby
1989 – Mycobacterial skin infections in Sri Lanka – Dr. M. R. A. Perera
1988 – Breast Cancer in Sri Lanka Female – Dr. R.S. Jayathillake, Consultant Oncologist, National Institute of Cancer, Maharagama.
1987 – Epilepsy control in a developing country – Prof. Nimal Senanayake, Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya.
1986 – The outcome of schizophrenia in Sri Lanka – A 10 year study – Dr. Nalaka Mendis, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
1985 – Alcohol dependance syndrome in north western Sri Lanka – Dr. Cyril Wass, Family Physician, Wennappuwa.
1984 – Accidental Trauma – Dr. S.A. Ediriweera, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgeon in Charge, Accident Service, General Hospital, Colombo.
1983 – Surgical Management of mitral stenosis in pregnancy – Dr. S. J. Stephen, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, General Hospital, Colombo.
1982 – Congenital heart disease in Sri Lanka: Present status – Future Perspectives – Dr. P.N. Thenabadu, Consultant Cardiologist, General Hospital, Colombo.
1981 – Portal hypertension in Sri Lanka – Dr. S.J. Stephan, Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon, General Hospital, Colombo.
1980 – Permanent cardiac pacing – Dr. Upul Wijewardhana, Assistant cardiologist, General Hospital, Colombo.
1979 – Pattern of head injuries in Sri Lanka – Dr. S. A Cabraal, Consultant Neurosurgeon, General Hospital Colombo.