Department of Pharmacy

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Prof. D.B.Mahinda Wickamarathne

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Department of Pharmacy ,
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences,
University of Peradeniya,
Augusta Hill, Sri Amarawansa Mawatha
Sri Lanka

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  • PhD in (Organic Chemistry, UoP)
  • B.Sc. (Special in Chemistry, UoP)
  • Senior Lecturer Gr I, Department of Pharmacy, (2007 – to date)

  • Head, Dept. Of Pharmacy (2008-2010)

  • Dean, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences (Feb. 2010 – to date)

  • Faculty Board Member, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya(2007 – to date)

  • Chief Editor, Sri Lanka Bulletin of Nursing and Allied Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya (2009 – to date)

  • Senior Lecturer Gr I, Associate professor in Chemistry, Head of the Department of Physical Sciences, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Acting Vice Chancellor for six months at Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (1998-2007)

  • Visiting lecturer in Chemistry Department of Chemistry University of Peradeniya(1999)

  • Visiting lecturer in Chemistry B. Sc. Programme in Military Science Sri Lanka Military Academy Diyathalawa(2001- to date)

  • Visiting lecturer in Chemistry South Eastern University, Samanturai(2000-2001)

  • Visiting lecturer in Chemistry Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon (2002-2004)

  • Isolation and Characterization of Biologically active compound from Cycus Circinallis Total and Partial Synthesis of naturally occurring medicinally important Natural Products
  • Study on anti-diabetic action of Morinda citrifolia fruits
  • Analysis of drugs for their self life and stability
  • Standardisation of Ayurvedic preparations available in Sri Lanka Market