Others

Invited lectures

  1. ‘A practical approach to movement disorders’. Regional meeting of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists and the Matale Clinical Society, Matale, 15 November 2023.
  2. ‘A neurological diagnosis not to be missed’. Annual Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Internal Medicine, Colombo, 03 – 05 November 2023.
  3. ‘Awakening in the realm of demons: the enigma of sleep paralysis’. Colombo Medicine Grand Rounds, Clinical Medicine Academic and Research Centre, Colombo, 22 September, 2023.
  4. ‘Ocular myasthenia – the great masquerade’. Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 14 – 17 September 2023.
  5. ‘Immune therapy in common neurological disorders’. Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Transfusion Physicians, Colombo, 01 July 2023.
  6. ‘Movement disorders’. Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine. 22 May 2023.
  7. ‘An update on evidence-based management of acute ischaemic stroke’. Lunchtime talk, Board of Study of Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Webinar, 09 February 2023.
  8. ‘How to do an effective lecture’. Teaching workshop, Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, 18 January 2023.
  9. ‘An update on myasthenia gravis’ at the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists’ update on Neuromuscular disorders, 29 December 2022
  10. ‘Tropical Neurology’. Keynote lecture: Sir Byrom Bramwell Lecture, Neurology Symposium of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 10 November 2022.
  11. ‘Parkinson disease’ at the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists’ update on Movement disorders, 30 September 2022.
  12. ‘A practical approach to movement disorders’. Annual Academic Sessions of the Jaffna Medical Association, 9 – 10 September 2022.
  13. ‘Movement disorders’. Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine. 26 August 2022.
  14. ‘The enemy within – paradoxical reaction of CNS TB’. Colombo Medicine Grand Rounds, Clinical Medicine Academic and Research Centre, Colombo, 10 June 2022.
  15. ‘Autoimmune encephalitis’. Monthly update of the Galle Medical Association, virtually broadcasted, 26 April 2022.
  16. ‘Masterclass on how to ace your exams’. The Undergrad, Rotaract of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Webinar, 20 March 2022.
  17. ‘An update on evidence-based management of acute ischaemic stroke’. Lunchtime talk, Board of Study of Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Webinar, 20 January 2022.
  18. ‘An update on myasthenia gravis’. 29th Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 16 – 19 December 2021.
  19. ‘Autoimmune psychosis – a forme fruste or a novel entity’. 18th Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists, Kandy, 14 – 16 December 2021.
  20. ‘Management of acute ischaemic stroke: an update’. Colombo Medical Congress, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 25 – 27 November 2021.
  21. ‘Parkinson’s disease: clinical diagnosis and principles of treatment’. Collaborative regional meeting between the Kurunegala Clinical Society and the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, Teaching Hospital Kurunegala, 17 November 2021.
  22. ‘End-of-life care and advance directives’. Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, Colombo, 07 – 09 October 2021.
  23. ‘Autoimmune mediated movement disorders.’ Asian and Oceanian Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Congress (AOPMC), 4 – 6 June 2021.
  24. ‘Autoimmune encephalitis for Psychiatrists’. College lecture – Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists, 18 April 2021.
  25. ‘Autoimmune encephalitis’. Biennial Academic Sessions of the Allergy and Immunology Society of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 26 March 2021.
  26. ‘Practical approach to autoimmune optic neuritis’. 2nd Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 16 – 17 January 2021.
  27. ‘Autoimmune encephalitis’. Symposium on Neurology at the Annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, Colombo, 19 – 21 November 2020.
  28. ‘Autoimmune encephalitis’. Colombo Medical Congress, Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 12 – 15 February 2020.
  29. ‘A good death’. The World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 12 October 2019.
  30. ‘Diagnosis of Parkinsonian syndromes’. ABCs in Movement disorders organised by the Association of Srilankan Neurologists, Colombo, 30 August 2019.
  31. ‘Tropical neuroinfectious diseases’. Annual meeting of the Association of British Neurologists, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 21 – 23 May 2019.
  32. ‘Pathogenicity of autoantibodies in brain diseases’. Bus stop talk: Inaugural postgraduate research communication day 26 October 2018.
  33. ‘Comatose patient with abnormal movements’. 3rd Annual Academic Sessions of the Polonnaruwa Clinical Society 17 – 18 October 2018.
  34. ‘Oestrogen and neurodegeneration’. Annual Academic Sessions of the Menopause Society of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 09 September 2018.
  35. ‘Clinical diagnosis of Parkinson disease and atypical parkinsonian syndromes’. ABCs in Movement disorders organised by the Association of Srilankan Neurologists, Colombo, 03 August 2018
  36. ‘Clinical Research’. Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists, Colombo, 13 May 2018.
  37. ‘Tropical neuroinfectious diseases in Sri Lanka’. 2nd International Congress on Tropical Medicine, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 8 – 9 December 2017.
  38. ‘Neuromuscular junction disorders’. 11th Annual Academic Sessions of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 17 – 19 November 2017.
  39. ‘End-of-life care’. Foundation Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 27 – 28 October 2017
  40. ‘Headache for the non-neurologist’. Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 13 – 16 July 2017.
  41. ‘Autoimmune encephalitis’. Specialty Update in Neurology, Joint Symposium between the Ceylon College of Physicians and the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, 28 April 2017.
  42. ‘End of life issues and a Good death’. Sri Lanka Medical Association, Colombo, 16 March 2017.
  43. ‘A good death’. Lanka Alzheimer Foundation, Colombo, 27 September 2016.
  44. ‘Stroke and the Alumni’. Fifth Annual Academic Sessions and Reunion of the Colombo Medical School Alumni Association, Waskaduwa, 11 September 2016.
  45. ‘The Neurology Short Case made Easy’. Clinical forum meeting of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, 26 August 2016.
  46. ‘A practical approach to tremor syndromes’. South Asian Regional Conference of World Organization of Family Doctors, WONCA SAR 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 11 – 14 February 2016.
  47. Video challenge. Inaugural Scientific meeting of the Movement Disorder Society of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 12 – 14 February 2016.
  48. ‘Autoimmune encephalitis’. 18th Annual Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, Colombo, 31 July to 02 August 2015.
  49. ‘Concussion in sports’. IOC-NOC-SLSMA Sports Medicine Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 6 – 8 December 2013.
  50. ‘Undergraduate and postgraduate education in Neurology in Sri Lanka’. Seventh Annual Scientific Sessions of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22 – 24 November 2013.
  51. ‘Cases in Neuroimmunology’. Third Foundation Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, 25 – 26 July 2013.
  52. ‘Neuroscience of mindfulness meditation’. Sixth Annual Scientific Sessions of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 16 – 18 November 2012.
  53. ‘TIA revisited’. 34th Annual Academic Sessions of the Kandy Society of Medicine, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 09 – 11 February 2012.
  54. ‘Psychologically determined neurological disorders’. Guest Lecture at the Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists, Colombo, 23 – 26 February 2011.
  55. ‘Myasthenia gravis and the role of autoantibodies in neurological diseases’. Annual Scientific Sessions of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, Colombo, 13 – 14 November 2010.
  56. ‘Challenges in the diagnosis of CNS TB’. Guest Lecture at the Annual Scientific Sessions of the Uva Clinical Society, Badulla, 08 October 2010.
  57. ‘A Good Death’. Annual Research Symposium 2010, University of Colombo.
  58. ‘Generalised myasthenia gravis’. Annual Scientific Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 4 September 2010.
  59. ‘Clinical and serological study of myasthenia gravis in a South Asian population using both radioimmunoprecipitation and cell-based assays’ at the 19th World Congress of Neurology, Bangkok, Thailand, 24 – 30 October 2009.
  60. ‘Diagnostic challenges in CNS tuberculosis’. Guest speaker at the inaugural Symposium of the Association of Pulmonologists – Sri Lanka, 3rd and 4th October 2009.
  61. ‘Autoimmune neurological disorders with ocular presentations’. Guest Speaker at the Clinical Meeting of Neuro-ophthalmology, College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo 05 April 2009.
  62. ‘Treatment in autoimmune neurological disorders’ at the Clinical Forum meeting of the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists, 02 July 2008.
  63. ‘Antibody mediated neurological disorders: what’s new?’. Ceylon College of Physicians 23 April 2008.
  64. ‘Pathogenicity of autoantibodies in stiff-person syndrome’ at the 18th Meeting of the European Neurological Society, Nice, France, 07-11 June 2008.
  65. Clinical case presentation at the Neuroscience Grand Round, Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 27 July 2007.
  66. Clinical case presentation at the Neuroscience Grand Round, Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 11 May 2007.
  67. ‘Characterisation of GAD antibodies in stiff-person syndrome’ at the Association of British Neurologists spring meeting, Brighton, United Kingdom, 2006.
  68. ‘Delayed neurological pathology following severe acute poisoning by organophosphate pesticides’. 13th Oxford Tropical Network Meeting, Oxford, United Kingdom, 19 – 22 March 2006.
  69. ‘Eye movement disorders’. Neuro-ophthalmology Seminar organised by the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, 25 May 2003.

Memberships

  • Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA)
  • Ceylon College of Physicians (CCP)
  • Movement Disorders Society of Sri Lanka (MDSSL)
  • National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka (NSASL)
  • Colombo Medical School Alumni Association (CoMSAA)
  • Commonwealth Scholarship Commission Alumni Association
  • Royal College of Physicians of London (RCP)
  • Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists (ASN)
  • Sri Lanka Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders (SLCTRIMS)
  • Sri Lankan League Against Epilepsy (SLLAE)
  • University of Oxford Alumni Association, United Kingdom

Memeberships

  • Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA)