PhD and MPhil students registered at other HEIs and conducted components of their research studies at IBMBB

Degree Name of Student Year Title Supervisors HEI Registered Thesis No. (Library)
M.Sc. Tajudeen Oyekanmi Katodaaaye Nashiru 1983 Changes in some rat hepatic Microsomal components inouced by administration of four structurally- related antimalarial compounds. Prof. Ira Thabrew
University of Ibadan TMs- 171
M.Phil. M.R.Fernando 1989 An investigation of the oral hypoglycaemic activity of medicinaal plants used in ayurvedic medicine for the control of Diabetes mellitus Prof.E.H.Karunanayaka
Prof.Ira Thabrew
Uniersity of Ruhuna TMp – 011
Ph.D. K.A.P.W.Jayatilaka 1991 A Study of the Biochemical and Pharamacological effeccts of some medicinal plants recommended by traditional (Ayurvedic) Medical practitioners for Treatment of Liver Dysfunction Prof. Ira Thabrew University of Ruhuna TPh 0049
M.Phil. Majuwana Gamage Dharmasiri 2001 A Pharamacological and Toxicological Evalution of a Decoction of Leaves and Stems of the Medicinal Plant, Anisomeles Indica Prof.W.D.Ratnasooriya
UOC TMp – 010
M.Phil. Samantha Sudharshani Iddamaldeniya 2003 investigation of the effects of a traditional Sri Lankan Medicine on the Hepatocarcinogenesis Prof. Ira Thabrw
Prof.S.M.D.N Wickramasighe
University of Sri Jayawardhanapura TMp – 012
M. Phil Mahendra Nimalawansa Wickaramanayake 2006 Use of antigens of Setaria digitata adults for the development of a DOT – ELISA techique for diagnosis of barcroftian filariasis Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Prof. Sriyani Ekanayake
Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo TMp – 001
Ph.D. Thampoe Eswaramohan 2007 Expression of leptin and leptin receptors in the female reproductive tract and effect of leptin in endometrial cell function in the rat Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo TPh – 0015
Ph.D. Liyanage Dona Ashanthi Menuka Arawwawala 2009 Some Therapeutic Properties of Trichosanthes cucumerina Linn Prof.Ira Thabrew
UOK TPh 0051
Ph.D. K M Mewan 2011 Application of molecular markers for genetic conservation and breeding Camellia sinensis L. (tea) Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Dr. JMDT Everard
Dr. TL Shamala Tirimanne
Faculty of Science, University of Colombo TPh – 0029
Ph.D. Bandula Prasanna Galhena 2011 An investigation of the anti-carcinogenic mechanisms of a Sri Lankan herbal remedy and its ability to protect against radiation induced tissue injury Prof. Ira Thabrw
University of Colombo TPh – 0048
Ph.D. Wedikara Arachchige Nalinda Yasanga Silva 2012 Association between endometriosis and heavy metals in a group of Sri Lankan women of reproductive age Prof. Hemantha Senanayake
Dr. R Peiris-John
Prof. Kamani H Tennekoon
Prof. Rajitha Wickramasinghe
University of Jayewardenepura TPh – 0018
Ph.D. W Wasana P Rodrigo 2013 Structural and functional characterization of novel, parasitic nematode specific protein from Setaria Prof. Ranil S Dassanayake
Dr. OVDSJ Weerasena
Prof. Eric H Karunanayake
Faculty of Science, University of Colombo TPh – 0028
Ph.D. W Sadin De Silva 2014  Antimicrobial agent from Sri Lankan medicinal plant Prof. Dilip De Silva
Prof. Kamani Tennekoon
Dr. Sameera Samarakoon
Faculty of Science, University of Colombo
Ph.D. KDK Peshala Kumari 2014 Hypoglycaemic, anti-inflammatory and ATPase effect of the dried flower extracts of Aegle marmelos (Bael fruit) Prof. Sugandhika Suresh
Prof. Kamani Samarasinghe
Prof. Shiroma Handunnetti
University of Jayewardenepura
M.Sc. S.Senthi Maaran 2014 Isolation of anti- hepato-carcinogenic active compound from indigofera aspalathoides extracts Prof.Ira Thabrew
Prof. E.D. de Silva
UOC TMs- 172
Ph.D. Swarna D Hapuarachchi 2015 Comparison of hypoglycemic, hepatoprotective and anti-inflammatory activities of natural plants and callus cultures of Munronia pinnata Prof. Sugandhika Suresh
Prof. W.T.P.S.K. Senarath
Prof. Shiroma Handunnetti
University of Jayewardenepura
Ph.D. Vinotha Sanamugarajah 2015 A Comparative Clinical Study on the efficacy of Amukkirai/vellarugu chooranam with Thalangai ennai in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis Dr. Sri Ranjani Sivapalan
Prof. Ira Thabrew
University of Jaffna TMp – 010