|Department||Department of Anatomy|
|Qualifications||Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (Sri Lanka) MSc (Sri Lanka)|
|Research summary||Novel protein, in vivo and in vitro characterisation, skin and hair health|
|Teaching||Undergraduate teaching: HUBS 191 and HUBS 192 (first year), Med2 Gross Anatomy, Med 2/3 Histology, Med 3-RDA Histology (2nd and 3rd year Medical)|
Currently, Im looking at the effects of a novel protein, developed by the Dias research group, on the health of hair and skin using in vivo and in vitro tests.
Lecturer (probationary) at Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (February 2015 to present).
Dr Nethmini Haththotuwa
Won both first place and people's choice awards for the 2020 “Bake your Thesis” competition.
Ratnayake, J., Camilleri, J., Haththotuwa, T. N., & Huang, J. (2023). In vitro biological testing of dental materials. In G. J. Seymour, M. P. Cullinan, N. C. K. Heng & P. R. Cooper (Eds.), Oral biology: Molecular techniques and applications: Methods in molecular biology (Vol. 2588). (3rd ed.) (pp. 505-524). New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-2780-8_31
Dias, G. J., Haththotuwa, T. N., Rowlands, D. S., Ingram, M., & Bekhit, A. E.-D. A. (2022). Wool keratin: A novel dietary protein source: Nutritional value and toxicological assessment. Food Chemistry, 383, 132436. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2022.132436