dr-d.i. uluwaduge

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

Dr.  D.I. Uluwaduge

Dr. D.I. Uluwaduge

Senior Lecturer Grade I
Department of Allied Health Sciences

Telephone - Office : +94 11 3182366     
E-mail : deepthiuluwaduge@yahoo.com


 

PUBLICATIONS


 

  1. Jansz ER and Uluwaduge DI (1997) Biochemical aspects of Cassava (Manihot esculanta) with special emphasis on cyanogenic glucosides -A review, Journal of the National Science Foundation. 25 (1):1-24.
  2. Uluwaduge DI, Thabrew MI, and Jansz ER (2005) Preliminary report on the absence of Toxicity of fruit pulp of palmyrah (Borassus flabellifer) in ICR mice. Journal of the National Science Foundation. 33 (1):37-41.
  3. Uluwaduge DI, Keerthi AAP, Senadheera SN and Jansz ER. (2005) Studies on the naturalhydrophorbic binders of flabelliferins and their effect on some bioactivities. Journal of the National Science Foundation.33(3): 25-31
  4. Uluwaduge DI, Thabrew MI, and Jansz ER (2006) The effect of flabelliferins of palmyrah (Borassus flabellifer) fruit pulp on intestinal glucose uptake in mice, Journal of the NationalScience Foundation. 34 (1):37-41
  5. Uluwaduge DI, Perera A, Jansz ER and Thabrew MI (2008) A pilot study on palmyrah pinattu (dried fruit pulp) as an anti-diabetic food component, International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences. 1(3): 250-254, 2007
  6. Uluwaduge DI, Jayaweera PM, Illeperuma N, Jansz ER and Thabrew MI (2009)
    Aspects of the binding of acyclic carotenoids to Flabelliferins from palmyrah fruit pulp, Vidyodaya Journal of Science. 14(II):47-57
  7. Jansz ER and Uluwaduge DI, Plant foods for diabetes. Lankadeepa, 22nd November 2010
  8. Bandara T, Uluwaduge DI, Jansz ER (2011). Bioactivities of Cinnamon in relation to health: A Review. International Journal of Food Sciences & Nutrition. 63: No. 3: 380-386
  9. Darshana LGT and Uluwaduge DI (2014). Validation of the WHO Hemoglobin Color Scale Method. Anaemia. Article ID 531670

 

 

COMMUNICATIONS


 

  1. "Toxicity studies of palmyrah fruit pulp in mice". Uluwaduge DI, Thabrew MI and Jansz ER. Presented at the Proceedings of the 59th Annual session of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science (SLASS).
  2. "Preliminary studies on the hypoglycaemic activity of palmyrah fruit pulp and CV-Dr. Inoka Uluwaduge Page 7 of 9 implications" Uluwaduge DI, Jansz ER, and Thabrew MI. Presented at the Fourth Research Session, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  3. "Long term and short term toxicity studies of palmyrah fruit pulp on ICR mice". Uluwaduge DI, Jansz ER, and Thabrew MI. Presented at the National seminar on Palmyrah Research and Development.
  4. "Effect of the bitter flabelliferin and its UV active binder of palmyrah (Borassus flabellifer) fruit pulp on intestinal ATPase activity and glucose uptake in mice". Uluwaduge DI, Jansz ER, and Thabrew MI. Presented at the scientific sessions. Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon.
  5. "The effects of dried palmyrah ftuit pulp preparation (pinattu) on intestinal glucose uptake in mild diabetic patients". Uluwaduge DI, Perera MSA, Jansz ER, Thabrew MI. Presented at the Fifth Research Session, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  6. "Palmyrah pinattu (dried fruit pulp) as an anti-diabetic food component". Uluwaduge DI, Perera MSA, Jansz ER, Thabrew MI. Presented at the Scientific sessions of the Nutrition Society.
  7. "Evaluation of toxic potential in herbal preparations". Uluwaduge DI, Presented at the International Symposium on Ayurveda at Bandaranayake International Memorial Conference Hall, Colombo.
  8. "Validation of the Haemoglobin colour scale method". Darshana LGT, Ramees MM, Lamahewa PM, Jayaraja SR, and Uluwaduge DI. Presented at the Annual Scientific Sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  9. "Prevalence of anaemia among primary school children in Monaragala District, Sri Lanka". Pushpakumara D, Gunasekera D, Uluwaduge DI, Wickramasinghe R Presented at the Scientific sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka.
  10. "Modification of the o-cresolpthalin complexone method by improving stability of reagents for determination of serum total calcium". Mahakumara MVK, Priyadarshani BGD, Amarasinghe S, Siriwardene S, Uluwaduge DI. Presented at the Annual Scientific Sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka.
  11. ."Preliminary study on the hypoglycaemic effect of the Hibiscus esculentus fruit on wistar rats" Sumudunie V, Uluwaduge DI, and Janz ER. Presented at the Pandit G.P Wikramarachchi Memorial International Resarch Symposium held at the Bandaranayake International Memorial Conference Hall, Colombo.
  12. "Hypocholesterolaemic effect of Okra (Hibiscus esculentus) on cholesterol induced wistar rats". Sumudunie V, Uluwaduge DI, Premakumara GAS and Wijayabandara J. Presented at the International Research Conference of Kothalawala Defence University, Sri Lanka.
  13. "C-reactive protein and the cardiovascular diseases among middle aged individuals of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka". Jesuthasan AS, Karunaratna WAC, Uluwaduge DI. Presented at the Peradeniya University International Research Sessions.

 

 

AWARDS


 

  1. Kandiah Memorial Award I 2006, Institute of Chemistry SriLanka for An investigation of the palmyrah fruit pulp (Borassus flabellifer) mediated inhibition of intestinal glucose uptake and its toxicity.
  2. Best Poster Presentation-Runner up 2010, Poster presented on Validation of Haemoglobin Colour Scale Method at the Annual Scientific Sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  3. 2012 - National Research Council (NRC) Merit award for the contribution of the research activities in year 2012.

 

 

EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTION


 

  1. Contributing as a scientific reviewer for the International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences since 2007 up to now.
  2. An evaluator and a reviewer for the post graduate research proposals and progress reports of the Board of Study in Medical sciences, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka from 2008 up to now.
  3. A reviewer of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Terms of References and General Management Guidelines of the Ethics Review Committee, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  4. Reviewer for the International Journal of the Multidisciplinary Studies published by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka in year 2014.
  5. A member of the judge board for the evaluation of the poster sessions at the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Faculty of Medical sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka in year 2015.