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

Professor of Clinical

  • 2872 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

  • 2872 Citations
  • 53 Article
  • 6 Letter
  • 6 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate

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

  • 55 Scopus citations

    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

  • 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

  • 17 Scopus citations

    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

  • 10 Scopus citations