Malawige

Biography

Dr. Neelika Malavige, Senior Lecturer in Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences; focuses on investigating the mediators that cause vascular leak in dengue. Dr. Malavige has identified a potential mediator and a clinical trial for a drug for the treatment is on progress.

Academic Positions

  • -2012

    Director

    Centre for Dengue Research, University of Sri Jayawardenapura

  • -2008

    Senior Lecturer

    Department of Microbiology

  • -2008

    Visiting Academic

    University of Oxford

  • 20152012

    Head

    Department of Microbiology

Other Certifications

Associate Fellow of the higher education academy UK                                        

Successfully completed the Allergy and Clinical examination conducted by the  European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology

Education & Training

  • lvl 2015

    FRCPath

    Royal College of Pathologists, UK

  • lvl 2015

    FRCP

    Royal College of Physicians London

  • PhD 2008

    DPhil

    University of Oxford

  • lvl 2005

    MRCP (UK)

    Royal College of Physicians

  • lvl 2000

    MBBS

    University of Colombo

Memberships of Professional Organizations

Council Member: International Society of Infectious Diseases

Council Member: Allergy and Immunology Society of Sri Lanka

Member of European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology

Member of the British Society of Immunology

Member of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Member of the Sri Lanka College of Physicians

Member of the Sri Lanka Medical Association

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2014
    P.B. Fernando oration and gold medal, Ceylon College of Physicians
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  • 2014
    Zonta woman of Achievement Award in the field of Medicine
  • 2012
    TWAS (Third World Academy of Science) young scientist award in Sri Lanka
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  • 2011
    The Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) award for medical research
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  • 2011
    S.C.Paul Oration and gold medal, Sri Lanka Medical Association
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  • 2008
    CVCD Excellence award: most outstanding young researcher in medical sciences
  • 2004
    Commonwealth Scholarship
  • 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012
    Presidential research awards
  • 2000
    Joseph Nalliah Arumugam Memorial Award for the best performance at the final MBBS
  • 2000
    The Sir Andrew Caldecott gold medal for the best performance at the Final MBBS
  • 2000
    Dr. Alaric Jayasinghe Memorial Gold medal in Paediatrics
  • 2000
    Dr. M.V.P.Peris award for Surgery- College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka
  • 2000
    Gold Medal on Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Sri Lanka College of Anaeshtesiologists