Medical

The University of Sri Jayewardenepura recently held its annual award ceremony on March 8th, 2023, to recognize the most outstanding students and staff of the year 2022. The event was held under the patronage of the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Upul Subasinghe and awards were presented to academic staff members who demonstrated excellence in student teaching...
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The ceremonial opening of the refurbished Anatomy Auditorium of Faculty of Medical Sciences, USJ was held on the 20th Monday February 2023. This historical occasion was graced by Prof. Upul Subasinghe, Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Senior Prof. Aloka Pathirana, Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences and many other distinguished...
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An opening ceremony was held on 23rd February 2023 at the Faculty Board room, Faculty of Medical Sciences, to celebrate the commencement of the MSc in Immunology program and BSc (Hons) in Human Biology with Specialization in Immunology. These courses are conducted by the Allergy Immunology and Cell Biology Unit and Department of Immunology and...
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    Library of USJ informs that Scholars of University of Sri Jayewardenepura can access British Medical Journals (aka BMJ) through university library’s website under “E-resources” from any of the computer terminals at the university premises. This is a trial access and it’s valid through April 27, 2023. This will give an opportunity for the USJ...
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The USJ Medical Centre conducted a First Aid Training programme for the pharmacists, minor staff and the labourers working at the Medical Center. It was held at the Skills Lab of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The University Medical Centre caters to the University community, including the students, staff and their families,...
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Fatty acid profile of vessels that are implanted during coronary artery bypass graft (also known as “bypass surgery in heart”) can impact long term stability after the implant. A comparative study on Fatty acid profile in selected vessels of coronary artery bypass graft conducted by researchers attached to Faculty of Allied Health Sciences of the...
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The medical center of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ) becomes the first-ever medical center in a higher education institute of Sri Lanka to benefit from the Hospital Health Management Cloud Service adoption. HHIMS is yet another product from the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) of Sri Lanka, that was deployed at the Medical...
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In the backdrop of the massive resurgence of COVID-19 in several parts of the world, a new more infectious and potent strain of SARS-CoV-2 has been discovered in Sri Lanka. Expert scientists at Sri Jayewardenepura University have said that the new strain of COVID-19 is airborne and its droplets can remain in the air for...
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COVID-19 patients detected post-New Year season are showing severe symptoms as opposed to the patients reported before implied by Dr. Chandima Jeewandara, the Director of the Department of Immunology and Molecular Medicine of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Dr. Jeewandara quoted “At present severe complications are being reported among young individuals infected with the virus,...
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A METHOD TO PRESERVE HUMAN TISSUES BY ROOM TEMPERATURE RESIN CASTING: AN EFFECTIVE TEACHING TOOL IN HUMAN ANATOMY. A novel method of human tissue preservation invented as a result of extensive research conducted by Dr. Sajith Edirisinghe and Senior Prof S.G. Yasawardene managed to obtain the local patent (Patent No – 17967) for the process...
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