Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Sumathipala DS, Jayasekara RW, Dissanyake VHW. The initial study of clinical and molecular genetic features of Huntington’s disease in Sri Lanka. BMC Neurology. BMC Neurology 2013, 13:191 doi:10.1186/1471-2377-13-191.
  2. Chenthuran T, Harendra GG, Jayasekara RW, Dissanayake VHW. Polymorphism in the Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) gene is associated with pre-eclampsia and low birth weight. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. In Press.
  3. Tharanga TDP, Jinadasa CMV, Risama MF, Galappatthy P, Jayakody RL, Dissanayake VHW. Genetic variants in the Cytochrome P4502D6 (CYP2D6) gene in the Sri Lankan population. Indian Journal of Human Genetics. In Press.
  4. Pedurupillay CRJ, Misceo D, Gamage TH, Dissanayeke VHW, Frengen E. Post-zygotic breakage of a dicentric chromosome results in mosaicism for a telocentric 9p marker chromosome in a boy with developmental delay. Gene. 2014 Jan 1;533(1):403-10. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2013.09.090. Epub 2013 Oct 2.
  5. Dissanayake R, De Silva KSH, Lekamwasam S, Abeysekara AAGS, Dissanayake VHW. Thalassaemic Osteopathy:-a cross-sectional preliminary study from Sri Lanka. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Oct 16:1-4.doi: 10.1515/jpem-2013-0104.
  6. Kulatunga GGAK, Marasinghe RB, Karunathilake IM, Dissanayake VHW. Development and implementation of a web-based continuing professional development (CPD) programme on medical genetics. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 2013 19: 388-392, DOI:10.1177/1357633X13506525
  7. Sirisena N, Wijetunge UKS, de Silva R, Dissanayake VHW. Child with Deletion 9p Syndrome Presenting with Cranio-facial Dysmorphism, Developmental Delay and Multiple Congenital Malformations. Case Reports in Genetics 2013;2013:785830. DOI: 10.1155/2013/785830
  8. Sumathipala DS, Abeysekara AAGS, Jayasekara RW, Tallaksen CME, Dissanayake VHW. Autosomal dominant hereditary ataxia in Sri Lanka. BMC Neurology 2013, 13:39. DOI:10.1186/1471-2377-13-39.
  9. Manoj S, Wijekoon A, Dharmawardhana M, Wijesuriya D, Rodrigo S, Hewapathirana R, Siribaddana P, Gunasekera T, Dissanayake VHW. Implementation of District Health Information Software 2 (DHIS2) in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics 2012;3(4):109-114. DOI: 10.4038/sljbmi.v3i4.5431
  10. Kulatunga GG, Marasingha RB, Karunathilake IM, Dissanayake VHW. Introduction of Web based Continuous Professional Development to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics 2012;3(4):127-131. DOI:10.4038/sljbmi.v3i1.4798
  11. Siriwardena N, Hewage M, Dissanayake VHW. DocCall: a mobile phone based medical advice service to accommodate health care unmet needs in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics 2012;3(4):144-149. DOI:10.4038/sljbmi.v3i4.5189
  12. Andraweera PH, Dekker GA, Dissanayake VHW, Bianco-Miotto T, Jayasekara RW, Roberts CT. Vascular endothelial growth factor family gene polymorphisms in preeclampsia in Sinhalese women in Sri Lanka. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 2013;26(5):532-6. DOI: 10.3109/14767058.2012.743520. Epub 2012 Nov 21.
  13. Wettasinghe TK, Jayasekara RW, Dissanayake VHW. The low frequency of Y chromosome microdeletions in subfertile males in the Sinhalese population of Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Human Genetics 2012;18(3):320-325.