Department of Medical Laboratory Science

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences


Interdisciplinary Research Programmes

  • Collaborative interdisciplinary Research programme on Custom made orthopedic¬† prosthesis, supervising Msc, MPhil and PhD students.
  • Field trial to control the immature stages of vectors of dengue using acquatain-amf (a silicon product) on the breeding places of Aedes mosquitoes.
  • Travel grant - 2016

  • Mr. WM Kasun M Bandara, PhD candidate involves in the research activities of the Department of Medical Laboratory science awarded a Travel Grant from the International Association of Oral Pathologists (IAOP) to present the research work at the 18th International Congress of Oral Pathology and Medicine held in Chennai, India from 11th September 2016. This Interdisciplinary Research Programme collaborates with the “Centre for Research in Oral Cancer”, Department of Oral Pathology Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya and Oral Cancer Research Institute, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.¬† The academics of the MLS department Dr. Lalani Yatawara, Dr. ThushariHerath, Dr. Dilrukshi Jayawardana are collaborators of this research project while Dr. Rasika Illeperuma and Prof. W.M Tilakaratne jointly supervise it. This research is funded by the University Research Grant obtained by Dr. Rasika Illeperuma.