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Gate controlled anomalous phase shift in Al/InAs Josephson junctions.

Mayer W, Dartiailh MC, Yuan J, Wickramasinghe KS, Rossi E, Shabani J.

Nat Commun. 2020 Jan 10;11(1):212. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-14094-1.


One size does not fit all: implementation of interventions for non-communicable diseases.

Breda J, Wickramasinghe K, Peters DH, Rakovac I, Oldenburg B, Mikkelsen B, Shao R, Varghese C, Collins T, Wall K, Farrington J, Townsend N.

BMJ. 2019 Dec 6;367:l6434. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l6434. No abstract available.


A scoping review of non-communicable disease research capacity strengthening initiatives in low and middle-income countries.

Haregu TN, Byrnes A, Singh K, Sathish T, Pasricha N, Wickramasinghe K, Thankappan KR, Oldenburg B.

Glob Health Res Policy. 2019 Nov 29;4:31. doi: 10.1186/s41256-019-0123-1. eCollection 2019. Review.


The impact of maternal nutrition on offspring's risk of non-communicable diseases in adulthood: a systematic review.

Pullar J, Wickramasinghe K, Demaio AR, Roberts N, Perez-Blanco KM, Noonan K, Townsend N.

J Glob Health. 2019 Dec;9(2):020405. doi: 10.7189/jogh.09.020405.


Modelling impacts of food industry co-regulation on noncommunicable disease mortality, Portugal.

Goiana-da-Silva F, Cruz-E-Silva D, Allen L, Gregório MJ, Severo M, Nogueira PJ, Nunes AM, Graça P, Lopes C, Miraldo M, Breda J, Wickramasinghe K, Darzi A, Araújo F, Mikkelsen B.

Bull World Health Organ. 2019 Jul 1;97(7):450-459. doi: 10.2471/BLT.18.220566. Epub 2018 May 14.


Integrating the development agenda with noncommunicable disease prevention in developing countries: a quasi-experimental study on inter-sectoral action and its impact on self-reported salt consumption-the INPARD study.

Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe K, Katulanda P, Jayawardena R, Karunathilake I, Friel S, Manoharan S, Pathirana A, Alagiyawanna A, Ranaweera N, Townsend N.

Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2019 Apr;9(2):120-128. doi: 10.21037/cdt.2018.10.19.


National action plans to tackle NCDs: role of stakeholder network analysis.

Hunter RF, Wickramasinghe K, Ergüder T, Bolat A, Arı HO, Yıldırım HH, Ursu P, Robinson G, Breda J, Mikkelsen B, Connolly P, Clarke M, Kee F.

BMJ. 2019 May 20;365:l1871. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l1871. No abstract available.


Asking the right question: implementation research to accelerate national non-communicable disease responses.

Peters DH, Peters MA, Wickramasinghe K, Osewe PL, Davidson PM.

BMJ. 2019 May 20;365:l1868. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l1868. No abstract available.


Nutrition in transition: historical cohort analysis summarising trends in under- and over-nutrition among pregnant women in a marginalised population along the Thailand-Myanmar border from 1986 to 2016.

Hashmi AH, Solomon N, Lee SJ, Min AM, Gilder ME, Wiladphaingern J, Tun NW, Plugge E, Wickramasinghe K, Angkurawaranon C, Charunwatthana P, Nosten F, Carrara VI, McGready R.

Br J Nutr. 2019 Jun;121(12):1413-1423. doi: 10.1017/S0007114519000758. Epub 2019 Apr 22.


Prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: lessons from the HIV experience.

Abimbola S, Thomas E, Jan S, McPake B, Wickramasinghe K, Oldenburg B.

Bull World Health Organ. 2019 Mar 1;97(3):239-241. doi: 10.2471/BLT.18.216820. Epub 2019 Feb 1. No abstract available.


Diet quality of adolescents in rural Sri Lanka based on the Diet Quality Index-International: findings from the 'Integrating Nutrition Promotion and Rural Development' project.

Williams J, Townsend N, Rayner M, Jayawardena R, Katulanda P, Manoharan S, Wickramasinghe K.

Public Health Nutr. 2019 Jul;22(10):1735-1744. doi: 10.1017/S1368980019000430. Epub 2019 Apr 1.


Life course approach to prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.

Mikkelsen B, Williams J, Rakovac I, Wickramasinghe K, Hennis A, Shin HR, Farmer M, Weber M, Berdzuli N, Borges C, Huber M, Breda J.

BMJ. 2019 Jan 28;364:l257. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l257. No abstract available.


Practices related to sharps disposal among diabetic patients in Sri Lanka.

Atukorala KR, Wickramasinghe SI, Sumanasekera RDN, Wickramasinghe KH.

Asia Pac Fam Med. 2018 Dec 7;17:12. doi: 10.1186/s12930-018-0049-7. eCollection 2018.


The development of national multisectoral action plans for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: experiences of national-level stakeholders in four countries.

Wickramasinghe K, Wilkins E, Foster C, Fadhil I, Hammerich A, Slama S, El Berri H, Elimam M, Adib S, Al-Mudwahi M, Townsend N.

Glob Health Action. 2018;11(1):1532632. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1532632.


The integration and management of noncommunicable diseases in primary health care (Guest Editorial).

Slama S, Hammerich A, Mandil A, Sibai AM, Tuomilehto J, Wickramasinghe K, McGee T.

East Mediterr Health J. 2018 Apr 5;24(1):5-6.


A systematic review of associations between non-communicable diseases and socioeconomic status within low- and lower-middle-income countries.

Williams J, Allen L, Wickramasinghe K, Mikkelsen B, Roberts N, Townsend N.

J Glob Health. 2018 Dec;8(2):020409. doi: 10.7189/jogh.08.020409. Review.


'Because the baby asks for it': a mixed-methods study on local perceptions toward nutrition during pregnancy among marginalised migrant women along the Myanmar-Thailand border.

Hashmi AH, Paw MK, Nosten S, Darakamon MC, Gilder ME, Charunwatthana P, Carrara VI, Wickramasinghe K, Angkurawaranon C, Plugge E, McGready R.

Glob Health Action. 2018;11(1):1473104. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1473104.


Socioeconomic status and alcohol use in low- and lower-middle income countries: A systematic review.

Allen LN, Townsend N, Williams J, Mikkelsen B, Roberts N, Wickramasinghe K.

Alcohol. 2018 Aug;70:23-31. doi: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2017.12.002. Epub 2017 Dec 27.


The integration and management of noncommunicable diseases in primary health care.

Slama S, Hammerich A, Mandil A, Sibai AM, Tuomilehto J, Wickramasinghe K, McGee T.

East Mediterr Health J. 2018 Apr 5;24(1):5-6. No abstract available.


Evaluation of research on interventions aligned to WHO 'Best Buys' for NCDs in low-income and lower-middle-income countries: a systematic review from 1990 to 2015.

Allen LN, Pullar J, Wickramasinghe KK, Williams J, Roberts N, Mikkelsen B, Varghese C, Townsend N.

BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Feb 19;3(1):e000535. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000535. eCollection 2018.


The impact of poverty reduction and development interventions on non-communicable diseases and their behavioural risk factors in low and lower-middle income countries: A systematic review.

Pullar J, Allen L, Townsend N, Williams J, Foster C, Roberts N, Rayner M, Mikkelsen B, Branca F, Wickramasinghe K.

PLoS One. 2018 Feb 23;13(2):e0193378. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193378. eCollection 2018. Review.


Environmental and nutrition impact of achieving new School Food Plan recommendations in the primary school meals sector in England.

Wickramasinghe K, Rayner M, Goldacre M, Townsend N, Scarborough P.

BMJ Open. 2017 Apr 5;7(4):e013840. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013840.


Socioeconomic status and non-communicable disease behavioural risk factors in low-income and lower-middle-income countries: a systematic review.

Allen L, Williams J, Townsend N, Mikkelsen B, Roberts N, Foster C, Wickramasinghe K.

Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Mar;5(3):e277-e289. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30058-X. Review.


Barriers to healthy dietary choice amongst students in Sri Lanka as perceived by school principals and staff.

Townsend N, Williams J, Wickramasinghe K, Karunarathne W, Olupeliyawa A, Manoharan S, Friel S.

Health Promot Int. 2017 Feb 1;32(1):91-101. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dav056.


Evaluation of research skills and attitudes about research skills training among medical students.

Wickramasinghe SI, Wickramasinghe KH, Atukorale KR, Jayalal MDS, Chandrakumara UPM, Hewageegana UW, Sendanayaka AP.

Educ Prim Care. 2017 May;28(3):189. doi: 10.1080/14739879.2017.1283966. Epub 2017 Jan 31. No abstract available.


Trends in the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in the UK.

Bhatnagar P, Wickramasinghe K, Wilkins E, Townsend N.

Heart. 2016 Dec 15;102(24):1945-1952. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2016-309573. Epub 2016 Aug 22. Review.


Cardiovascular disease in Europe: epidemiological update 2016.

Townsend N, Wilson L, Bhatnagar P, Wickramasinghe K, Rayner M, Nichols M.

Eur Heart J. 2016 Nov 7;37(42):3232-3245. Epub 2016 Aug 14. No abstract available.


Practices related to sharps disposal among ambulatory patients with diabetes on insulin therapy.

Atukorala KR, Sumanasekera RD, Wickramasinghe KH, Wickramasinghe SI.

Ceylon Med J. 2016 Jun;61(2):91. doi: 10.4038/cmj.v61i2.8298. No abstract available.


Contribution of healthy and unhealthy primary school meals to greenhouse gas emissions in England: linking nutritional data and greenhouse gas emission data of diets.

Wickramasinghe KK, Rayner M, Goldacre M, Townsend N, Scarborough P.

Eur J Clin Nutr. 2016 Oct;70(10):1162-1167. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2016.101. Epub 2016 Jun 22.


Building Noncommunicable Disease Research Capacity in the South Asian Region: The ASCEND Program.

Oldenburg B, Wickramasinghe K, Byrnes A.

Asia Pac J Public Health. 2016 Jan;28(1 Suppl):6S-9S. doi: 10.1177/1010539515625248. No abstract available.


Improved stove interventions to reduce household air pollution in low and middle income countries: a descriptive systematic review.

Thomas E, Wickramasinghe K, Mendis S, Roberts N, Foster C.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Jul 14;15:650. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2024-7. Review.


The epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in the UK 2014.

Bhatnagar P, Wickramasinghe K, Williams J, Rayner M, Townsend N.

Heart. 2015 Aug;101(15):1182-9. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-307516. Epub 2015 Jun 3. Review.


Use of illicit substances among schoolchildren in colombo district, Sri Lanka.

Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe K, Ratnayake HE, Palmer P, Matthews DR, Katulanda P.

Subst Abus. 2013;34(2):137-42. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2012.726961.


Medical student research output in a developing country: where has all the research gone?

Atukorala KR, Sumanasekara DR, Wickramasinghe KH, Ratnayake GM, Jayasena GM, Weeratunga PN, Wickramasinghe SI, Jayasinghe S.

Med Teach. 2012;34(11):998. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.716875. Epub 2012 Aug 30. No abstract available.


Modelling the health impact of environmentally sustainable dietary scenarios in the UK.

Scarborough P, Allender S, Clarke D, Wickramasinghe K, Rayner M.

Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012 Jun;66(6):710-5. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2012.34. Epub 2012 Apr 11.


Tobacco smoking among school children in Colombo district, Sri Lanka.

Katulanda P, Liyanage IK, Wickramasinghe K, Piyadigama I, Karunathilake IM, Palmer PH, Matthews DR.

Asia Pac J Public Health. 2015 Mar;27(2):NP278-87. doi: 10.1177/1010539512439228. Epub 2012 Mar 16.


Quantifying urbanization as a risk factor for noncommunicable disease.

Allender S, Wickramasinghe K, Goldacre M, Matthews D, Katulanda P.

J Urban Health. 2011 Oct;88(5):906-18. doi: 10.1007/s11524-011-9586-1.


The economic burden of ill health due to diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and obesity in the UK: an update to 2006-07 NHS costs.

Scarborough P, Bhatnagar P, Wickramasinghe KK, Allender S, Foster C, Rayner M.

J Public Health (Oxf). 2011 Dec;33(4):527-35. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdr033. Epub 2011 May 11.


Prevalence and correlates of tobacco smoking in Sri Lanka.

Katulanda P, Wickramasinghe K, Mahesh JG, Rathnapala A, Constantine GR, Sheriff R, Matthews DR, Fernando SS.

Asia Pac J Public Health. 2011 Nov;23(6):861-9. doi: 10.1177/1010539509355599. Epub 2010 May 10.


Attitudes on abortion among a group of Sri Lankan medical students.

Wickramasinghe KH, Wickramasinghe SI, Atukorala KR, Weerasundera B.

Ceylon Med J. 2010 Mar;55(1):31. No abstract available.


A study of risk factors for non-intentional domestic injuries among preschoolers in three suburban areas of Sri Lanka.

Liyanage IK, Pathirana AC, Wickramasinghe KK, Karunathilake IM, Olupaliyawa A.

Asia Pac J Public Health. 2008 Oct;20 Suppl:156-61.


Cost to government health-care services of treating acute self-poisonings in a rural district in Sri Lanka.

Wickramasinghe K, Steele P, Dawson A, Dharmaratne D, Gunawardena A, Senarathna L, de Siva D, Wijayaweera K, Eddleston M, Konradsen F.

Bull World Health Organ. 2009 Mar;87(3):180-5.


Profile of breast cancer in a group of women in a developing country in South Asia: is there a difference?

Lokuhetty MD, Ranaweera GG, Wijeratne MD, Wickramasinghe KH, Sheriffdeen AH.

World J Surg. 2009 Mar;33(3):455-9. doi: 10.1007/s00268-008-9860-x.


Outcome-based approach in development of a disaster management course for healthcare workers.

Wickramasinghe KK, Ishara MH, Liyanage P, Karunathilake IM, Samarasekera D.

Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2007 Sep;36(9):765-9.


The use of refused tea as litter material for broiler chickens.

Atapattu NS, Wickramasinghe KP.

Poult Sci. 2007 May;86(5):968-72.


Adenocarcinomas of the distal esophagus and "gastric cardia" are predominantly esophageal carcinomas.

Chandrasoma P, Wickramasinghe K, Ma Y, DeMeester T.

Am J Surg Pathol. 2007 Apr;31(4):569-75.


A proposal for a new validated histological definition of the gastroesophageal junction.

Chandrasoma P, Makarewicz K, Wickramasinghe K, Ma Y, Demeester T.

Hum Pathol. 2006 Jan;37(1):40-7. Epub 2005 Nov 28.


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