Professor in Medicine @ Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Professor Kamani Wanigasuriya is a Professor in Medicine at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and an Honorary Consultant Physician at the Colombo South Teaching Hospital. Her research interests are in the fields of Chronic kidney disease and Diabetes kidney disease.
She has over 25 publications in both national and international journals and has won many research awards including Presidential Awards for Scientific Publication, NRC Merit Awards for Scientific publication and awards for best papers in scientific sessions She has been involved in research in Chronic Kidney disease in North Central Province of Sri Lanka for over the last 10 years. She is currently serving as the Director, Centre for Kidney Research, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and is a member of the Steering Committee of Renal Diseases Prevention and Research Unit, Ministry of Health.
She has also has served as a Member of the National Research Programme for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology – Task force set up to investigate the aetiology of chronic kidney disease in the North Central province of Sri Lanka.