dr-w.j.a. banukie nirosha jayasuriya

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

Dr.  W.J.A. Banukie Nirosha Jayasuriya

Dr. W.J.A. Banukie Nirosha Jayasuriya B.Sc (Pharmacy) special honours, PhD

Senior Lecturer Grade II
Department of Allied Health Sciences

Telephone - Office : +94 11 3182366     Mobile : +94 71 8263791
E-mail : banukienirosha@gmail.com


 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


 

  • Supervision of final year Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, undergraduate research project titled "Hypoglycaemic activity of Desmodium triflorum".
  • Supervision of final year Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, undergraduate research project titled "Influence of high strength of sodium bicarbonate on dissolution of concomitantly administered drugs".
  • Supervision of final year Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, undergraduate research project titled "Hypoglycaemic activity of Aponogeton crispus (Kekatiya)".
  • PhD Research project - "Oral hypoglycaemic and anti-inflammatory activity of Pleurotus mushrooms".
  • Undergraduate final year research Project - "Effects of antiepileptic drugs on sex hormones in females".

 

 

PUBLICATIONS


 

Full Papers

 

  • Ilandara R, Chandrapala R, Jayasuriya W.J.A.B.N., Suresh T.S. (2015). Phytochemical and ethno-pharmacological properties of Desmodium triflorum: A Review. The pharmaceutical Journal of Sri Lanka, 5(1): 34-38.
  • W.J.A. Banukie N. Jayasuriya, Chandanie A. Wanigatunge, Gita H. Fernando, D. Thusitha U. Abeytunga and T. Sugandhika Suresh (2015): Hypoglycaemic activity of culinary Pleurotus ostreatus and P. cystidiosus mushrooms in healthy volunteers and Type 2 diabetic patients on diet control and the possible mechanisms of action. Phytotherapy Research. 29: 303-309. Published online DOI: 10.1002/ptr.5255.
  • Jayasuriya WJABN, Wanigatunge CA, Fernando GH, Abeytunga DTU, Suresh TS (2014). Effect of culinary medicinal mushrooms, pleurotus ostreatus and P. cystidiosus on fasting and postprandial glycaemia in healthy volunteers. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom products, Volume II, 407.
  • W.J.A.B.N. Jayasuriya, T.S. Suresh, D.T.U. Abeytunga, G.H. Fernando & C.A. Wanigatunga (2012): Oral hypoglycaemic activity of culinary - medicinal mushrooms Pleurotus ostreatus and P. cystidiosus (Higher Basidiomycetes) in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic Wistar rats. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms 14(4): 347-355.
  • S.H. Kariyawasam, U. Mannapperuma, W.J.A.B.N. Jayasuriya, J. Weerathunga, K Munasinghe. Occurrence of menstrual cycle related seizure patterns among epileptic women attending the tertiary neurology clinics of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Epilepsy research 2009; 84: 257-262.
  • WJA Banukie N Jayasuriya, Uthpali Mannapperuma and S Himani Kariyawasam. Safety of conventional antiepileptic drugs in females of child bearing age - is there a need for change? Journal of the Ruhunu Clinical Society 2007; 14:15-19.

 

 

Communications

 

  • Jayasuriya WJABN, Handunnetti SM, Wanigatunge CA, Fernando GH, Abeytunga DTU, Suresh TS (2015). Pleurotus ostreatus, a Culinary Mushroom as a Functional Food to Treat Inflammatory Conditions. 5th International Symposium cum Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, Pakistan.
  • WJABN Jayasuriya, CA Wanigatunga, GH Fernando, DTU Abeytunga and TS Suresh (2014). Effect of culinary medicinal mushrooms, Pleurotus ostreatus and P. cystidiosus on fasting and postprandial glycaemia in healthy volunteers. Abstracts 8th International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom products, India, 97.
  • WJA Banukie N Jayasuriya, Shiroma M Handunnetti, Chandanie A Wanigatunga, Gita H Fernando, Tusitha U Abeytunga, T Sugandhika Suresh (2014): Effect of acetone extract of culinary mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus on carrageenan induced phagocytic cell infiltration and nitric oxide production by rat peritoneal cells. Nutrients 6(10): 4144.
  • WJABN Jayasuriya, CA Wanigatunga, GH Fernando, DTU Abeytunga and TS Suresh (2014). Effect of culinary medicinal mushrooms, Pleurotus ostreatus and P. cystidiosus on fasting and postprandial glycaemia in healthy volunteers. 8th International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom products, India (Accepted).
  • W.J.A.B.N Jayasuriya, G.H Fernando, C.A. Wanigatunga, D.T.U. Abeytunga and T.S. Suresh (2014): The possible mechanisms of oral hypoglycaemic activity of Pleurotus ostreatus and P. cystidiosus. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 18, 237.
  • WJA Banukie N Jayasuriya, Shiroma M Handunnetti, Chandanie A Wanigatunga, Gita H Fernando, Tusitha U Abeytunga, T Sugandhika Suresh (2014): Effect of acetone extract of culinary mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus on carrageenan induced phagocytic cell infiltration and nitric oxide production by rat peritoneal cells. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Natural Products for Health and Beauty, Thailand, 136.
  • Jayasuriya WJABN, Fernando GH, Wanigatunga CA, Abeytunga DTU, Suresh TS (2014): Oral hypoglycaemic activity of acetone extract of Pleurotus ostreatus and its fractions in normal and diabetic Wistar rats. Proceedings of the Inaugural Scientific Conference of Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Sri Lanka, 38.
  • W.J.A.B.N. Jayasuriya, S.M. Handunnetti, C.A. Wanigatunga, G.H. Fernando, D.T.U. Abeytunga and T.S. Suresh (2014): Evaluation of anti-histamine and membrane stabilization potentials on red blood cells of acetone extract of Pleurotus ostreatus.Proceedings of the 1st Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference, Sri Lanka, 1.
  • Jayasuriya WJABN, Wanigatunga CA, Fernando GH, Abeytunga DTU, Suresh TS (2013): Activity-guided fractionation of aqueous fraction of acetone extract of Pleurotus ostreatus in the search of hypoglycaemic agents. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha and Traditional Medicine, Sri Lanka, 106.
  • Jayasuriya WJABN, Wanigatunga CA, Fernando GH, Abeytunga DTU, Suresh TS (2013): Oral hypoglycaemic activity of Pleurotus ostreatus and Pleurotus cystidiosus mushrooms in diabetic female Wistar rats at different stages of oestrous cycle. Proceedings of the World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences & Chemical Technology, Sri Lanka, 42.
  • WJABN Jayasuriya, GH Fernando, CA Wanigatunga, S Handunnetti, DTU Abeytunga and TS Suresh (2013): Anti-inflammatory activity of Pleurotus ostreatus mushroom in diabetic Wistar rats. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Sessions Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Part I Abstracts, Sri Lanka, 3.
  • WJABN Jayasuriya, CA Wanigatunga, GH Fernando, DTU Abeytunga and Suresh TS (2013): Effect of long term administration of Pleurotus ostreatus and P. cystidiosus mushrooms on serum glucose levels of diabetic Wistar rats. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium cum Training Course on Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, Pakistan, 153.
  • Jayasuriya WJABN, Suresh TS, Abeytunga DTU, Handunnetti S, Fernando GH, Wanigatunga CA (2012): Anti-inflammatory potential of different fractions of acetone extract of Pleurotus ostreatus mushroom in Wistar rats. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Medicinal Plants and Herbal Products, USA, 46-47.
  • Banukie Jayasuriya, Sugandhika Suresh, Thusitha Abeytunga, Shiroma Handunnetti, Gita Fernando and Chandanie Wanigatunga (2012): Anti-inflammatory activity of Pleurotus ostreatus in Wistar rats. Mushroom Science XVIII. Abstracts of the 18th Congress of the International Society for Mushroom Science, China, 118-119.
  • Jayasuriya WJABN, Suresh TS, Abeytunga DTU, Fernando GH, Wanigatunga CA. (2012): Effects of Pleurotus ostreatus and P. cystidiosus mushrooms on glycosylated haemoglobin(HbA1c) levels on normal and diabetic male Wistar rats. Planta Medica, Journal of Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research 78: 2012, 540-541.
  • Jayasuriya WJABN, Suresh TS, Abeytunga DTU, Fernando GH, Wanigatunga CA (2011): Oral hypoglycaemic activity of Pleurotus ostreatus in alloxan- induced diabetic Wistar rats. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Medicinal Plants and Herbal Products, Sri Lanka, 76.
  • WJABN Jayasuriya, TS Suresh, DTU Abeytunga, GH Fernando and CAWanigatunga (2011): Oral hypoglycaemic properties of Pleurotus cystidiosus in alloxan-induced diabetic Wistar rats. Global forum of Sri Lankan Scientists, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Jayasuriya W.J.A.B.N., Suresh T.S., Abeytunga D.T.U., Fernando GH (2010): Safety and oral hypoglycaemic properties of Pleurotus cystidiosus in Wistar rats. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • W.J.A.B.N. Jayasuriya, T.S. Suresh, D.T.U. Abeytunga, G.H. Fernando (2010): Oral hypoglycaemic activity of Pleurotus cystidiosus mushroom in Wistar rats. Proceedings of the 41st Anniversary Annual Session, Pharmaceutical Society of Sri Lanka.
  • W.J.A.B.N. Jayasuriya, T.S. Suresh, D.T.U. Abeytunga (2009): Oral hypoglycaemic activity of Pleurotus ostreatus mushroom in Wistar rats. Proceedings of the 65th Annual Sessions Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Part I Abstracts, 130.
  • Kariyawasam SH, Mannapperuma U, Jayasuriya B, Weerathunga J, Munasinghe K (2005). Comparative study on pitiuitary gonadotrophin secretion in epileptic women treated with valproate and carbamazepine. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Abstracts of the XVIIIth World Congress of Neurology, Australia, 238, S127-S128.