prof-p.p.r. perera

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

Prof.  P.P.R. Perera

Prof. P.P.R. Perera

Professor in Clinical Biochemistry and Head
Department of Biochemistry

Telephone - Office : +94 11 2758000 Ext: 4155     
E-mail : radeep_2005@yahoo.com


 

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


Full Papers

2005

  1. Perera PPR, Indrakumar J, Peiris H. A Modified HPLC method for routine laboratory measurement of total homocystine. Vidyodaya Journal of Science. 2005;12:99-106.

2009

  1. Indrakumar J, Sandakumari N, Perera PPR, Kathriarachchi S.Clinical Profile and Psychological effects of Acute Coronary Syndrome in a Suburban teaching hospital in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Family Physician 2009 -2010;30,1, 46-49.

2010

  1. Perera PPR, Wickremasinghe AR, Indrakumar J, Peiris H. Hyperhomocysteinemia and ischaemic heart disease in Sri Lanka: more a problem in the young than the elderly? The Ceylon Journal of Medical Science. 2010; 53:15-21.

2014

  1. Gayashan Chathuranga, Thushara Balasuriya, and Rasika Perera. Anaemia among Female Undergraduates Residing in the Hostels of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. Anemia, 2014, Article ID 526308, doi:10.1155/2014/526308.
  2. Walatara K, Nusha F, Kaneshapillai A, Athitthan L, Perera R, Hettiaractchi U. Effect of central obesity on serum lipid profile in non-diabetic, non-hypertensive subjects - a preliminary study. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (IJMS). 2014;01:123-129.

2015

  1. Ilankoon MPSI, Goonewardena CSE, Perera PR, Fernandopulle R. Vaginal discharge: Women's health seeking behaviours and cultural practice. International Journal of Current Research 2015; 7(6):17473-17479.
  2. Risfa MS, Perera JAC, Perera PPR. The usage of over the counter (OTC) medicines and traditional medicines (TM's) for common ailments in selected urban and rural areas of Sri Lanka. The Pharmaceutical Journal of Sri Lanka. 2015; 5(1): 2-9.
  3. Perera PR, Wickramasinghe D, Peiris H, Chandrasena L, Senaratne V. Association between LDL, Apoliporptoein-B, Apoliporpotein A-I and Lipoprotein (a) and severity of coronary artery disease based on coronary angiography. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines. 2015; 3: 53-61.(DOI: 10.4236/jbm.2015.38006).
  4. Walatara KNW, Athiththan LV, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Importance of anthropometry in assessing insulin resistance as a pre-alarming sign before the onset of Metabolic syndrome: a study among apparently healthy subjects. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries.2015; 1-8. (DOI: 10.1007/s13410-015-0433-x).
  5. Wickramasinghe D, Peiris H, Chandrasena LG, Senaratne V, Perera R. Paraoxonase-1 and Glutathione Peroxidase Activity as a Screening Tool in Detecting Severity of Coronary Artery Disease: Case Control Feasibility Study. American Journalof Biomedical and Life Sciences. 2015; 3(6):120-126. (DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbls.20150306.14)
  6. Dabarera MC, Athiththan LV, Perera RP. Antihypertensive peptides from curd. AYU 2015;36:214-9. (DOI: 10.4103/0974-8520.175534).
  7. Athiththan LV, Nusha MFF, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Apolipoprotein B Is a good tool for screening dyslipidaemia in apparently healthy population.Journal of Biosciences and Medicines. 2016;4: 58-64. (DOI: 10.4236/jbm.2016.45006).
  8. Wickremasinghe D, Peiris H, Chandrasena LG, Perera R. Case control feasibility study assessing the association between severity of coronary artery disease with Glutathione Peroxidase-1 (GPX-1) and GPX-1 polymorphism (Pro198Leu). BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 2016; 16:111. (DOI: 10.1186/s12872-016-0280-9).
  9. Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Public Health Midwives' role in health education regarding vaginal discharge: A Cross Sectional Descriptive Study. International Journal of scientific research and management (IJSRM). 2016; 4(06): 4303-4310. (DOI:  10.18535/ijsrm/v4i6.12)
  10. Wickramasinghe ASD, Kalpitha AAN, Perera PPR, Chandrika UG. Effect of Traditional Cooking on In Vitro Bioaccessibility and Microstructure of β-Carotene and Starch, in Yellow-Fleshed Manihotesculenta.  Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences. 2016; 4(4): 91-97. (DOI: 10.11648/j.jfns.20160404.13).
  11. Kankanamge, SU, Ariyarathna, S, Perera, PPR. Prevalence of Anaemia among young adult females in two selected GramaNiladhari areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Science Journal of Public Health, 2016; 4(6): 430-434. (DOI: 10.11648/j.sjph.20160406.12).
  12. Kankanamge SU, Ariyarathna S, Perera PPR. Correlation of Haemoglobin Level with BMI and WHR among Young Adult Females in Selected Areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research. 2016; 2(12):1016- 1021.
  13. Kankanamge SU, Ariyarathna S, Perera PPR. Association Between Anthropometric Measurements and Dietary Habits in a Young Adult Female Population in Selected Areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. International Journal of Science and Qualitative Analysis. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2016, pp. 24-29. (DOI: 10.11648/j.ijsqa.20160203.11)
  14. Walatara KN, Athiththan LV, Hettiaratchi UK, Perera PPR. Effect of Demographic Status and Lifestyle Habits on Glycaemic Levels in Apparently Healthy Subjects: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Diabetes Research. 2016 Nov 23;2016. (DOI: 10.1155/2016/5240503).
  15. Amarathunga AAMDDN, Samarakoon DNAW, Perera PPR. Prevalence of Obesity, Central Obesity and Relationship between Body Mass Index, Selected Anthropometric Parameters and Body Fat Percentage in a Sri Lankan Female Population. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research. 2016; 3(1):223- 229.
  16. Jayathilake S, Jayasuriya-Illesinghe V, Perera R, Molligoda H, Samarasinghe K. 'Competent, but not allowed to blossom': Midwifery-trained registered nurses' perceptions of their service: A qualitative study in Sri Lanka. Journal of Asian Midwives. 2016;3(2):39-54.
  17. Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR.An Insight to How Estate Women in Sri Lanka Manage Abnormal Vaginal Discharge. Iranian Journal of Public Health. 2017; 46(2):268-269.
  18. Kankanamge SU, Ariyarathna S, Perera PPR. Association between dietary patterns and HB concentration among young adult females. International Jural of Current Research. 2017; 09(01):45497-45500.
  19. Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Women's Knowledge and Experience of Abnormal Vaginal Discharge Living in Estates in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Women's Health and Reproduction Sciences 2017; 5(02):90-96 (DOI: 10.15296/ijwhr.2017.17).
  20. Perera R, Chandrasena LG, Indrakumar J, Peiris H. MTHFR C677T and A1298C Gene Polymorphisms and Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) in a Sri Lankan Population - A Preliminary Study Indian Journal of Mednodent and Allied Sciences 2017; 5(01):1-8 (DOI: 10.5958/2347-6206.2017.00001.2).
  21. Athiththan LV, Farook FN, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Obesity alone could give rise to altered lipid profile: A study among apparently healthy adults in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Current Research 2017; 9(04):49386-49390.
  22. Anusha K, Hettiaratchi UPK, Athiththan LV, Perera PPR. Inter-relationship of serum leptin levels with selected anthropometric parameters among a nondiabetic population: a cross-sectional study. Eating and Weight Disorders 2017; (DOI: 10.1007/s40519-017-0413-x).
  23. Perera AN, Perera PPR. Weight gain of mother, birth weight of infant and maternal knowledge regarding nutrition in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Contemporary Research and Review 2017; 8(11):20350-7. (DOI:10.15520/ijcrr/2017/8/11/353).
  24. Cosman U, Hettiarachchci P, Wanigasuriya K, Perera R. Glycemic and Lipid Metabolic Markers in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients after Consuming Red Pigmented Parboiled Rice as a Staple-A Clinical Trial. Food Science and
    Nutrition Studies 2017; 1(2): 122-34. (DOI: 10.22158/fsns.v1n2p122)
  25. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, Perera R. Obesity, Body fat distribution, insulin resistance and link with type 2 diabetes mellitus. International Journal of Scientific Research Publications 2017; 7(12):313-21.

2018

  1. Ilankoon IM, Goonewardena CS, Fernandopulle R, Perera PPR. Women's Understanding and Cultural Practices Related to Vaginal Discharge; A Qualitative Study. Nursing and Midwifery Studies, 2018;7(2):74-80. (DOI:
    10.4103/nms.nms_60_17)
  2. Ilankoon, CSE Goonewardena, RC Fernandopulle, Perera PPR. Vaginal Discharge Assessment form for Utilization by Primary Health Care Workers in a Community Setting. Journal of Gynecology and Women's Health 2018; 9 (3): 1- 12. (DOI: 10.19080/JGWH.2018.09.555763)
  3. Wickramasinghe ASD, Kalpitha AAN, Perera PPR, Chandrika UG. A preliminary study on estimated glycemic index and microstructure of starch in boiled Cucurbita moschate (squash) found in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Advanced Research 2018; 6(5). (DOI:10.21474/IJAR01/7058).
  4. Dilshani W, Peiris H, Ranasinghe G, Goonawardhana S, Perera R. Genotypic and Phenotypic Correlation Regarding Expression Level of Myosin Heavy Chain (Myh7) Gene Polymorphisms in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. RA Journal of Applied Research. 2018;4(7):1811-7. DOI:10.31142/rajar/v4i7.01). 21474/IJAR01/7058).
2019
  1. Abeyratne RMTB, Senaratne BCV, Perera PPR. Relationship between body mass index and body fat percentage estimated by bioelectrical impedance analysis and skin fold thickness in a group of Sri Lankan adolescents: A cross sectional study. International journal of current research, 2019; 11(1):636-42. (DOI:24941/ijcr.33873.01.2019)

 

Extended Abstracts

2013

  1. Walatara KNW, Nusha MFF, Anusha K, Athiththan LV, Perera PPR, Hettiaratchi UPK. Association of fasting levels of plasma glucose and serum insulin with anthropometric parameters in healthy Sri Lankan adults. Proceedings of the Young Scientists Forum symposium 2013; 194-196.
  2. Nusha MFF, Walatara KNW, Anusha K, Perera PPR, Athiththan LV, Hettiaratchi UPK. Is apolipoprotein B a good marker for dyslipidemia? A study among selected normal healthy population. Proceedings of the Young Scientists Forum symposium 2013; 116-119 (Awarded the merit award for the best oral presentation)
  3. Walatara KNW, Anusha K, Nusha MFF, Athiththan LV, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Assessment of insulin resistance using anthropometric measurements in selected non-diabetic Sri Lankan subjects. Proceedings of the Young Scientists Forum symposium 2013; 190-193.

2014

  1. Nihla MSNF, Perera PPR. Relationship between renal function parameters, cystatin C, serum creatinine and blood urea with body fat content measured by Bio-impedence analysis of apparently healthy females living in a selected urban area of Colombo District. Proceedings of the Young Scientists Forum symposium 2014. 136-139.

2015

  1. Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Pererea PPR, Fernandopulle RC. Public health midwives' knowledge, attitudes and perceived level of competence in educating women regarding vaginal discharge. Proceedings of the annual academic sessions of the Open University of Sri Lanka 2015. 2015;139-142.
  2. Jayathilake MRS, Samarasinghe K, Jayasuriya MVF, Molligoda HD, Perera PPR. Midwifery trained registered nurses perceptions of their role in maternity care teams: A qualitative study. Proceedings of the annual academic sessions of the Open University of Sri Lanka 2015. 2015;151-154.

2017

  1. Rathnayake RGL, Perera PPR, Hettiaratchi UPK. Effects of physical activity on body composition in women witn or without diabetes. Proceedings of the 6th Young Scientists Forum symposium 2017. 112-115 (Awarded the merit award for the oral presentation)

 

 

ABSTRACTS & PRESENTATIONS


2006

  1. Perera PPR. Absence of association between Hyperhomocysteinaemia and Ischaemic Heart Disease in patients over 50 years of age in a Sri Lankan population. Glimpse of research. Gangodawila: Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences; 2006.

2010

  1. Perera PPR, Chandrasena LG, Indrakumar J, Peiris H. Glutathione peroxidase and severity of ischaemic heart disease in a cohort of Sri Lankan patients. Ceylon medical Journal. 2010; 55(S1): 17. (Awarded the Special Prize in cardiology for the best presentation in the field of cardiology at the 123rd Sri Lanka Medical Association annual academic sessions)
  2. Perera PPR, Chandrasena LG, Indrakumar J, Peiris H. Association between homocysteine, vitamin B12, folate, MTHFR polymorphism and ischaemic heart disease.  Ceylon medical Journal. 2010; 55(S1): 16.
  3. Perera PPR. Emerging risk factors and outcome predictors of coronary artery disease (CAD) in a Sri Lankan population. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Academic Sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura; 2010.

2011

  1. Cosmon RADU, Hettiarachchi P, Wanigasuriya JKP, Perera PPR. Effects of red raw and red parboiled rice on the glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Proceedings of the 24th Annual scientific sessions of the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka. 2011;20.

2012

  1. Abeyratne GG, Alwis LLDN, de Silva DJDP, Molligoda US, Nanayakkara RS, Perera PPR, Senaratne CV. Ischaemic heart disease and dietary habits. Proceedings of the 3rd Biennial conference of the South Asian Association of Physiologists conference, Colombo Sri Lanka. 2012; OP50.
  2. Dabarera M, Athiththan L, Perera R. Isolation and characterization of antihypertensive properties in selected curd brands. Proceedings of the 3rd Biennial conference of the South Asian Association of Physiologists conference, Colombo Sri Lanka. 2012; PP2.
  3. Cosman RADU, Hettiarachchi P, Wanigasuriya JKP, Perera PPR. Effect of consumption of red parboiled rice on lipid profile and the BMI. Proceedings of the 3rd Biennial conference of the South Asian Association of Physiologists conference, Colombo Sri Lanka. 2012; PP85.
  4. Melani D, Lohini A, Rasika P. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitory activity of peptides from selected curd brands produced in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Pandit G. P. Wickramarachchi memorial international research symposium. 2012; 56.
  5. Wijayatunga NN, Peiris HP, Wanigasuriya K, Perera PPR. Duration of diabetes and eGFR- a preliminary study. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 2012; PP27.
  6. Dabarera GMC, Athiththan LV, Perera PPR. Qualitative and quantitative analysis of amino acids and peptides of whey in selected curd brands produced in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 2012; PP40.
  7. Wickramasinghe WD, Peiris H, Perera PPR, Chandrasena LG, Senaratne V. Low serum paraoxanase: a risk factor for coronary artery disease? Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 2012; OP12.

2013

  1. Wanigasuriya K, Chandrika UG, Goonaratne J, Herath C, Perera PPR, Wijayatunga NN. Abnormal serum retinol and α-tocopherol levels in a sample of Sri Lankan patients on regular hemodialysis. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Sessions of Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka.2013;31.
  2. Wijayatunga NN, Perera PPR, Peiris H, Wanigasuriya K. Association of waist circumference and waist to hip ratio in type 2 diabetics with moderate renal impairment: a preliminary study. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Sessions of Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka.2013;31.
  3. Wijayatunga NN, Perera PPR, Peiris H, Wanigasuriya K. Estimated glomerular filtration rate calculated using IDMS-traceable MDRD equation may predict the duration of diabetes in Sri Lankan type 2 diabetic patients. Proceedings of the International Conference on Public Health Innovations, Kaluthra, Sri Lanka. 2013; 33.
  4. Wijayatunga NN, Perera PPR, Peiris H, Wanigasuriya K. Association of blood pressure and microalbuminuria in a group of Sri Lankan type 2 diabetic patients. Proceedings of the International Conference on Public Health Innovations, Kaluthra, Sri Lanka. 2013; 75.
  5. Athiththan LV, Dabarera MC, Perera PPR. Qualitative and quantitative analysis of amino acids and peptides of digested curd in selected curd brands produced in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Annual Sessions of the Institute of chemistry, Ceylon. Chemistry in Sri Lanka. 2013;30;02.
  6. Wijayatunge NN, Perera PPR, Wanigasuriya K, Peiris H.  Serum cystatin c as a marker in the assessment of renal function in diabetic nephropathy in type 2 diabetics in Sri Lanka: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the 126th anniversary scientific medical congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association. 2013; OP29.
  7. Wijayatunge NN, Perera PPR, Wanigasuriya K, Peiris H. Association of estimated glomerular filtration rate and albumin to creatinine ratio in type 2 diabetic patients with  diabetic retinopathy: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the 126th anniversary scientific medical congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association. 2013; PP34.
  8. Wijayatunge NN, Peiris H, Perera PPR, Wanigasuriya. Differences in estimation of glomerular filtration rate using three standard formulae in selected type 2 diabetic patients. Proceedings of the 126th anniversary scientific medical congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association. 2013; PP34.(Awarded the S. Ramachandran Prize for the best paper in Nephrologyat the 126th Sri Lanka Medical Association Annual academic sessions)
  9. Wickramasinghe WD, Peiris H, Chandrasena LG, Senaratne V, Perera PPR. Association of serum paraoxanase 1 concentration and severity of coronary artery disease. Proceedings of the 4th PGIM academic sessions, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo 2013;OP05.
  10. WijayatungeNN, Perera PPR, Peiris H, Wanigasuriya. Reference intervals for serum cystatinCin healthy Sri Lankan adults: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the 4th PGIM academic sessions, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo 2013; PP26.
  11. Nusha MFF, Anusha K, Walatara KNW, Perera PPR, Athiththan LV, Hettiaractchi UPK. The association between Lipid profile and anthropometric indices in selected normal healthy subjects. Proceedings of the KDU international symposium, 2013; 43.
  12. Wickremasinghe WD, Peiris H, Chandrasena LG, Senaratne V, Perera PPR. Association of Glutasthione peroxidase 1 (GPX-1) activity with severity of coronary artery disease. Proceedings of the KDU international symposium, 2013; 44.
  13. Perera PPR, Abeywickrama M, Dissanayake Y. Analgesic usage and dysmenorrhoea among female undergraduates at University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Proceedings of the 39th Annual academic sessions of the College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka, 2013; 29.
  14. Perera PPR, Madurawala R, Manjula SWN, Mauri KADI. Reported LDL cholesterolin the lipid profile – Can we rely on the values? Proceedings of the 39th Annual academic sessions of the College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka, 2013; 32.(Winner of the award for the best oral presentation at the 39th Annual academic sessions of the College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka 2013).
  15. Anusha K, Walatara KNW, Nusha MFF, Hettiaratchi UPK, Athiththan LV, Perera PPR. association between serum leptin concentrations with waist circumference, hip circumference and waist hip ratio in a selected non-diabetic population. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka, 2013;13.
  16. Walatara KNW, Anusha K, Nusha MFF, Athiththan LV, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Fasting serum insulin, demographic factors and physical activity in a selected healthy population in the Colombo district. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka, 2013;13.
  17. Nusha MFF, Anusha K, Walatara KNW, Perera PPR, Athiththan LV, HettiaratchiUPK.Lipid profile and selected lifestyle factors: smoking and consumption of alcohol in a selected non-diabetic population. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka, 2013;14.
  18. Walatara KNW, Nusha MFF, Anusha K, Athiththan LV, Perera PPR, Hettiaratchi UPK Fasting plasma glucose and anthropometric indices in a selected non-diabetic population. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka, 2013;15.
  19. Kankanamge SU, Ariyarathna SMASD, Perera PPR. Prevalence of anaemia in two selected gramaniladhari areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka, 2013;20.
  20. Wickremasinghe WD, Peiris H, Chandrasena LG, SenaratneV, Perera PPR. Association between serum apolipoprotein A-1 (apo A-1) concentration and severity of Coronary Artery Disease. Proceedings of the 69th annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, 2013;11.
  21. Walatara KNW,  Anusha K, Nusha MFF, Hettiaratchi UPK, Athiththan LVA, Perera PPR. Correlations between different anthropometric measurements and indices in a selected Sri Lankan population – A preliminary study. Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Nutrition, Granada, Spain, September 2013. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2013; 63(Suppl-1): 469-70.
  22. Nusha MFF, Anusha K, Walatara KNW, Hettiaratchi UPK, Athiththan LVA, Perera PPR. Food frequency data of a selected Sri Lankan population. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2013; 63(Suppl-1): 1772.

2014

  1. Anusha K, Walatara KNW, Nusha MFF, Hettiaratchi UPK, Athiththan LV, Perera PPR. Association between serum leptin levels with anthropometric assessments in a non-diabetic Sri Lankan population. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, 2014;19.
  2. Walatara KNW, Nusha MFF, Anusha K, Athiththan LV, Perera PPR, Hettiaratchi UPK. Insulin resistance and serum lipid profile in non-diabetic subjects. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, 2014;22.
  3. Kankanamge SU, Ariyarathna SMASD, Perera PPR. Association between anthropometric measurements and dietary habits in two selected gramaniladhari areas in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, 2014;22-23.
  4. Nusha MFF, Walatara KNW, Anusha K, Perera PPR, Athiththan LV, Hettiaratchi UPK. Do food habits have an impact on the lipid profile? A study among selected normal healthy subjects. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, 2014;23.
  5. Walatara KNW, Anusha K, Nusha MFF, Athiththan LV, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Anthropometric measurements and indices on a selected Sri Lankan non-diabetic population. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, 2014;24.
  6. Walatara KNW, Nusha MFF, Anusha K, Athiththan LV, Perera PPR, Hettiaratchi UPK. Study of fasting plasma glucose levels in non-diabetic subjects related to selected risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Proceedings of the Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference RISTCON 2014;25. (Winner of the award for the best oral presentation session A at the Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference RISTCON 2014).
  7. Anusha K, Nusha MFF, Walatara KNW, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR, Athiththan LV. Relationship between anthropometric parameters, socio-demographic characters and physical activity: Cross sectional study among non-diabetic population. Proceedings of the Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference RISTCON 2014;27.
  8. Wijayatunga Nadeeja, Perera Pradeep, Wanigasuriya Kamani, Wijesiri Ananada, Moustaid-Moussa Naima, Peiris Hemantha.  Serum cystatin C in early prediction of risk of chronic kidney disease progression in type 2 diabetes. Proceedings of the Experimental biology 2014 conference, San Diego USA. FASEB Journal; 2014; 28 (01) Supplement): LB727.
  9. Rupasinghe RAUS, Senarathna SK, Arachchi CPU, Perera PPR. Lipid profile, fasting blood sugar and anthropometric measurements of diabetic patients. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University research sessions, Sri Lanka. 2014; 236.
  10. Chathuranga BAG, Balasuriya BLT, Jayarathna JMNN, Perera PPR. Anemia among female undergraduates residing in the hostels of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University research sessions, Sri Lanka. 2014; 239.
  11. Isurudisi WGN, Perera PPR. Constipation and lifestyle factors: A study on hostel residing female students of University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University research sessions, Sri Lanka. 2014; 263.
  12. Nihla MSNF, Perera PPR. Nutritional status of females in a selected urban area of Colombo District. Proceedings of the 40th Annual academic sessions of the College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka, 2014; 22.
  13. Perera PPR, Walatara K, Nusha MFF, Hettiarachchi UPK, Athiththan LV. Can fasting serum leptin predict fasting insulin levels and insulin resistance in non-diabetics?. Proceedings of the 127th Anniversary International Medical Congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association. 2014;82.
  14. Walatara K, Nusha F, Kaneshapillai A, Athiththan LV, Perera R, Hettiaratchi U. PK. Effect of central obesity on serum lipid profile in nod-diabetic, non-hypertensive subjects: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA), Colombo, Sri Lanka. 2014;35.

2015

  1. De Silva DPM, Ekanayake EMN, Maduni GI, Perera PPR. Prevalence of malnutrition in female undergraduates residing in hostels of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Proceedings of the Ruhuna International Science and Technology Conference RISTCON 2015; 50.
  2. Jayathilake MRS, Samarasinghe K, Perera PPR, Jayasuriya MVF, Molligoda HD. Scope of midwifery practice within the nursing profession. Perception of midwifery trained nurses: a qualitative study. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. 2015; OP12.
  3. Hettiaratchi UPK, Walatara KNW, Athiththan LV, Perera PR, Dissanayake YM. Is insulin resistance a good indicator in chronic diabetes? A case-control study between chronic diabetic subjects and non diabetic subjects. Proceedings of the 12th Asian congress of nutrition, Japan. 2015;PS-01-a-181.
  4. Samarakoon DNAW, Amarathunga AAMDDN, Perera PPR. The association between anemia and menstrual bleeding in female undergraduates residing in hostels of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The Pharmaceutical Journal of Sri Lanka. 2015; 5(1):56.
  5. Perera PPR, Wickremasinghe WD, Peiris H, Chandrasena LG, Senaratne V. Association of cardiovascular risk markers LDL, Apo B/Apo A-I and Lipoprotein (a) and coronary artery disease. Proceedings of the 8th International research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 2015. 121.
  6. De Silva DPM, Ekanayake EMN, Garusinghe MI, Perera PPR. Assessment of nutritional status and nutritional knowledge in female undergraduates residing in hostels of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 8th International research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 2015. 208.
  7. Samarakoon DNAW, Amarathunga AAMDDN, Perera PPR. Prevalence of anemia in female undergraduates residing in hostels of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Proceedings of the 8th International research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 2015. 139.
  8. Illankoon IMPS, Perera PPR, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC. Public health Midwives' health education activities related to common gynaecological complaints. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA), Colombo, Sri Lanka. 2015; 42.
  9. Jayathilake S, Jayasuriya V, Molligoda H, Perera R, Samarasinghe K. Midwifery trained nurses' perceptions on their own service: A qualitative study. Proceedings of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Conference, Newcastle Australia. 2015;102.
  10. Perera A, Perera PR. Relationship between the weight gain, birth weight and knowledge about nutrition among pregnant mothers attending a teaching hospital in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Conference, Newcastle Australia. 2015;10.
  11. Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Perera PPR, Fernandopulle RC. Different cultural practices and health seeking behaviours associated with vaginal discharge. Proceedings of the Peradeniya University international research sessions, Sri Lanka. 2015;175.

2016

  1. Amarathunga AAMDDN, Samarakoon DNAW, Perera PPR. Relationship between BMI and body fat percentage in a young adult female population. Proceedings of the annual scientific sessions of the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, 2016;16.
  2. Perera Anuradha, Perera Rasika. Food myths and level of nutrition among antepartum women in Sri Lanka. Conference abstracts of the 3rd Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives conference, London UK.2016; 50.
  3. Dilshani KWW, Peiris H, Ranasinghe G, Perera PPR. NT-pro BNP concentration as a criterion for the diagnosis of heart failure patients in Sri Lanka: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions 2016, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2016; OP9.
  4. Rathnayake RGL, Pererea PPR, Hettiarachchi UPK. Comparison of lipid profiles ina population of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients and normal females in a rural area: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions 2016, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura; 2016; PP6.
  5. Samarakoon DNAM, Amarathunga AAMDDN, Perera PPR. The body fat percentage distribution in a young adult female population of a Sri Lankan University. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions 2016, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2016; PP30.
  6. Harshani RAT, Perera PPR. Knowledge and attitudes of final year nursing students of National School of Nursing, Sri Jayewardenepura and School of nursing, Colombo on infusion phlebitis. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions 2016, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura; 2016; PP39.
  7. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, Perera P. Do the lipid profiles of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients and controls differ based on their body fat percentage and visceral fat levels? Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 2016; 10(3):663-4.
  8. Samarakoon DNAW, Amarathunga AAMDDN, Perera PPR. Is anemia associated with dietary habits and menstrual bleeding? Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Sessions 2016 of the Pharmaceutical Society of Sri Lanka, 2016; PP4.
  9. Pathirana RL, Wijesinghe DS, Perera PPR. Assessing knowledge regarding use of insulin among diabetic patients in Colombo District. Proceedings of the 129th Anniversary International Medical Congress of the Sri Lanka Medical Association. 2016; 200.
  10. Wijesinghe DS, Pathiraa RL, Perera PPR. Knowledge and attitudes regarding use of insulin among diabetic patients in selected hospitals in Colombo District. Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on public health (ICOPH 2016). 2016: 18.
  11. Dilshani KWW, Peiris H, Ranasinghe G, Perera PPR. Relationship between selected anthropometric measures with NT Pro BNP level regarding the severity of chronic heart failure in Sri Lanka – A preliminary study. Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on public health (ICOPH 2016). 2016: 55.
  12. Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Attitudes and different practices related to abnormal vaginal discharge among women in an estate community in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on public health (ICOPH 2016). 2016: 81.
  13. Jayathilake S, JayasuriyaIllesinghe V, Samarasinghe K, Molligoda H, Perera R. Whose job is it? Perceived by midwifery-trained registered nurses in intranatal units at tertiary care hospitals in the Western province of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on public health (ICOPH 2016). 2016: 81. (Winner of the award for the best oral presentation in the session "Nursing and Midwifery" at the 2nd International conference on public health (ICOPH 2016).
  14. Rathnayake RGL, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Association of markers of obesity with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a rural female population. Proceedings of the 9th International research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 2016. 157.
  15. Dilshani KWW, Peiris H, Ranasinghe G, Perera PPR. The diagnostic value of NT Pro BNP on severity of chronic heart failure asoociated with echocardiographic measurements in Sri Lanka: A preliminary study. Proceedings of the 9th International research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 2016. 158.
  16. Wijesinghe DS, Pathirana RL, Perera PPR. Practices regarding use of insulin among diabetic patients in five selected hospitals in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 9th International research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 2016. 234.
  17. Rathnayake RGL, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Comparison of body fat percentage assessed using skinfold and bio impedance analysis methods among a selected population of non-diabetic and type 2 diabetic females in Elehera divisional secretariat area and correlation of body fat levels with insulin resistance: A feasibility study. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA), Colombo, Sri Lanka. 2016; 37.
  18. Abeyratne RMTB, Perera PPR, Senaratne BCV. Prevalence of overweight and obesity in adolescents aged 12-16 years in Colombo District Sri Lanka: An assessment of body composition using skin fold thickness. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA), Colombo, Sri Lanka. 2016; 36.
  19. Kankanamge Su, Ariyarathna S, Perera R. Association between dietary patterns with waist circumference in a young adult female population in selected areas in the Southern province of Sri Lanka.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA), Colombo, Sri Lanka. 2016; 27.
  20. Amarathunga AAMDDN, Samarakoon DNAW, Perera PPR. Is there a relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI), selected anthropometric parameters and body fat percentage? Proceedings of the Peradeniya University international research sessions (iPURSE 2016), Sri Lanka. 2016; 128.
  21. Dilshani W, Peiris H, Ranasinghe G, Perera PPR. Association between anthropometric measurements and echocardiographic parameters of chronic heart failure with high NT Pro BNP, in Sri Lanka – A preliminary study. Proceedings of the 25th FAOBMB international conference, Manila Philippines 2016;126.
  22. Abeyratne RMTB, Senaratne BCV, Perera PPR. Assessment of body composition of adolescents in Colombo District, Sri Lanka: Comparison of selected assessment tools of body composition. Proceedings of the 25th FAOBMB international conference, Manila Philippines 2016; 272.

2017

  1. Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle R, Perera PPR. Women's experiences of vaginal complaints in estate communities in the Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Commonwealth Medical Association 24th Triennial conference 2016, Colombo Sri Lanka. 2017;45-46.
  2. Rathnayake G, Hettiaratchi U, Perera PPR. Compariosn of C-reactive protein levels with insulin resistance and selected parameters of adiposity in a rural diabetic population. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions 2017 of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, university of Sri Jayewardenepura. 2017; 89.
  3. Urmila MB, Jyasinghe AU, Chathurika AA, Wickramathunga PGCK, Jayathilaka WTS, Pratahapan S, Perera PPR. The association between selected anthropometric measurements and physical activity amng female garment factory workers. Proceedings of the Scientific Sessions 2017 of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, university of Sri Jayewardenepura. 2017; 95.
  4. Kodikara M, Mathngaweera C, Ruwandika B, Samaraweera U, Wanniarachchi S, Perera R, Pratahpan S. The effect of the pictoril warning on cigarette packet on smokers. Proceedings of the 1st National undergraduate research symposium. 2017;14.
  5. Rathnayake RGL, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Association between bio-impedance analysis and somatotyping among healthy rural male and female populations. Proceedings of the 9th International research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 2017;40.
  6. Rathnayake RGL, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Dietary macronutrient intake among Sri Lankan Rura female type 2 diabetics and non-diabetics and effect towards the glycaemic control. Proceedings of the 3rd International conference on public health (ICOPH 2017). 2017: 83.
  7. Rathnayake RGL, Hettiaratchi UPK, Perera PPR. Assessment of dietary macronutrient and energy intake, body mass index and body fat percentage among rural female subjects with or without diabetes mellitus in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (ICMA 2017). 2017; 58.

2018

  1. Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Public health midwives' health promotion activities towards abnormal vaginal discharge. Proceedings of the 4th International conference on public health (ICOPH 2018). 2018; 181.
  2. Jayathilake MRPS, Illesinghe V, Perera PPR, Molligoda H, Samarasinghe K. Midwifery trained registered nurses' role in hospital-based maternity care in the Western Province of Sri Lanka: Maternity health care professionals perceptions.  6th Annual World wide Nursing Conference (WNC 2018). 2018;51.
  3. Silva MDP, Perera PPR, Jayaweera CD. Prevalence of renal dysfunction among a farming community in Diyatalawa area - a pilot study. Proceedings of the 1st research symposium of faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Ruhuna. 2018;19.

2019

  1. Abeydeera SP, Ariyasinghe WC, Dharmakeerthi KHS, Newamali HPS, Ekanayake SP, Perera PPR, Prathapan S. Tuberculosis among prisoners and prison officers: Proportion, preventive measures, knowledge, attitudes and practices. International medical undergraduate research conference 2019. 2019; 53.