Awards and Distinctions

  • 2014
    Sir Andrew Caldecott Gold Medal for the final MBBS
  • 2014
    Joseph Nalliah Arumugam Gold Medal for the Final MBBS
  • 2014
    Vaithialingam Gold Medal for Physiology
  • 2014
    Hirdramani Scholarship for the 2nd MBBS
  • 2014
    Bibile Memorial Prize for Pharmacology
  • 2014
    Loos Gold Medal for Pathology
  • 2014
    Myelopulle Silver Medal for Pharmacology
  • 2014
    Mathew Gold Medal for Forensic Medicine
  • 2014
    Professor Daphne Attygalle Medal in Pathology
  • 2014
    Professor Channa Wijesinghe Gold Medal for Psychiatry
  • 2014
    Rajasuriya Prize for Clinical Medicine
  • 2014
    Dr D De S Muthukumarana Memorial Prize for Medicine
  • 2014
    Dr Dhunjishaw Dadabhoy Gold Medal for Medicine
  • 2014
    Flora and Wilson Bandaranayake Memorial Book Award
  • 1996
    Award for the best research paper, Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians 1996
  • 1998
    E.M. Wijerama award for the best research paper, Sri Lanka Medical Association 1998
  • 2000
    Young Physician of the Year Award 2000 awarded by the Ceylon College of Physicians
  • 2001
    Presidential Award for Excellence in Research awarded by the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka 2001
  • 2002
    University of Colombo Award for Excellence in Research 2002
  • 2003
    Presidential Award for Excellence in Research awarded by the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka 2003
  • 2009
    Ramachandran Award for the Best Paper in Nephrology, Sri Lanka Medical Association 2009
  • 2009
    Presidents Award for Scientific Publication 2009
  • 2012
    First Prize for Scientific Paper in Basic Immunology, Allergy and Immunology Society of Sri Lanka 6th Biennial Scientific Sessions July 2012.
  • 2012
    First Prize for Scientific Poster, Allergy and Immunology Society of Sri Lanka 6th Biennial Scientific Sessions July 2012.
  • 2014
    Best oral presentation award in the Immunlogy session, International Conference on Frontiers in Molecular Life Sciences 2014
  • 2014
    SLMA Prize for the best poster, 2014
  • 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
    Presidents Awards for Scientific Publication 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • 2012
    University of Colombo Award for Excellence in Research in Medicine 2009-2011, awarded in 2012
  • 2016
    CVCD Excellence Award for the Most Outstanding Senior Researcher in Health Sciences 2016
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  • 2016
    Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Research Excellence