Dushyantha T Jayaweera, M.D., University of Colombo, FACP (American College of Physicians)

Professor of Clinical

  • 2858 Citations
1977 …2019
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Research interests

Self Communities: Homestead, Liberty city; Countries: Sri Lanka, China; Diverse Groups Worked With (USA): Haitian, Hispanics

Research interests

  • HIV/AIDs
  • sexually transmitted diseases
  • HIV- Hepatitis C co infection

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Research Output 1977 2019

  • 2858 Citations
  • 67 Article
  • 1 Review article

Blood pressure and marijuana use: Results from a decade of NHANES data

Vidot, D. C., Powers, M., Gonzalez, R., Jayaweera, D. T., Roy, S., Dong, C. & Messiah, S. E., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 43, 5, p. 887-897 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutrition Surveys
Blood Pressure
54 Citations (Scopus)
HIV Infections
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Orally Administrable Therapeutic Synthetic Nanoparticle for Zika Virus

Surnar, B., Kamran, M. Z., Shah, A. S., Basu, U., Kolishetti, N., Deo, S., Jayaweera, D. T., Daunert, S. & Dhar, S., Oct 22 2019, In : ACS Nano. 13, 10, p. 11034-11048 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Emetine inhibits Zika and Ebola virus infections through two molecular mechanisms: Inhibiting viral replication and decreasing viral entry

Yang, S., Xu, M., Lee, E. M., Gorshkov, K., Shiryaev, S. A., He, S., Sun, W., Cheng, Y. S., Hu, X., Tharappel, A. M., Lu, B., Pinto, A., Farhy, C., Huang, C. T., Zhang, Z., Zhu, W., Wu, Y., Zhou, Y., Song, G., Zhu, H. & 15 others, Shamim, K., Martínez-Romero, C., García-Sastre, A., Preston, R. A., Jayaweera, D. T., Huang, R., Huang, W., Xia, M., Simeonov, A., Ming, G., Qiu, X., Terskikh, A. V., Tang, H., Song, H. & Zheng, W., Dec 1 2018, In : Cell Discovery. 4, 1, 31.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Virus Internalization
9 Citations (Scopus)

MicroRNA-146a induces lineage-negative bone marrow cell apoptosis and senescence by targeting polo-like kinase 2 expression

Deng, S., Wang, H., Jia, C., Zhu, S., Chu, X., Ma, Q., Wei, J., Chen, E., Zhu, W., Macon, C. J., Jayaweera, D. T., Dykxhoorn, D. M. & Dong, C., Feb 1 2017, In : Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 37, 2, p. 280-290 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell Aging
Bone Marrow Cells