Kasturi Warnakulasuriya
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      Guy's Campus ,
      Great Maze Pond,
      London, SE1 9RT

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    Research interests

    Research experience and the international standing on the subjects : - Screening for Oral Cancer and Precancer - Epidemiological investigations outlining trends in oral cancer incidence in global populations - Pathogenesis of Oral Submucous Fibrosis related to areca nut chewing - Natural history of oral precancer and cancer - Developing clinical and laboratory tests to identify at risk subjects to assist in the early detection - Interventions on risk factors (tobacco cessation) and chemoprevention - Improving public awareness to prevent mouth cancer and improving cancer journey by reducing delay in diagnosis.

    Research interests (short)

    Epidemiology, natural history, screening and molecular markers of oral cancer and pre-cancer.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

    Education/Academic qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy, Cell proliferation of oral mucosa, University of Glasgow

    Award Date: 1 Jan 1976

    Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Peradeniya

    Award Date: 1 Jan 1969


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