Background and activities

Specialist in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, attached to St.Olavs Hospital, Trondheim. My research study is on influence of low birthweight on bone.

Background: 

Basic medical degree MBBS with Honors at Faculty of Medicine, Colombo, Sri Lanka. From 2002-2003 practical trainee position in Dept. of  Pediatrics, St.Olavs Hospital, Trondheim. Obtained MD from University of Oslo in late 2003. Norwegian Authorization as a medical practitioner in 2005. 

Started postgraduate training in Internalmedicine at St.Olavs Hospital from late 2005 and Subspecialty training in Endocrinology, from 2010-2013.

Board certified as Specialist in Internal medicine and Endocrinology from early 2014.

Interessted in research work  since early 2013, with influence of many expertise in the field of Endocrinology. With their invaluable support and guidance  submitted abstracts, had poster presentation and clinical case presentations in several local, national and intenational conferences.

Joined NTNU as a PhD candidate under supervision of Prof. Unni Syveren and postdoc. Kari Anne Indredavik in a large follow up research project where we study the influence of low birth weight on bone and body composition in early adulthood.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

  • Balasuriya, Chandima Nirupa Dilruks; Evensen, Kari Anne Indredavik; Mosti, Mats Peder; Brubakk, Ann-Mari; Jacobsen, Geir Wenberg; Indredavik, Marit Sæbø; Schei, Berit; Stunes, Astrid Kamilla; Syversen, Unni. (2017) Peak bone mass and bone microarchitecture in adults born with low birth weight preterm or at term: A cohort study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.