ASN Research Grants - Terms

  • The Principal Investigator or Supervisor or Senior Researcher must be an ASN Life Member.
  • The application form should be submitted through the ASN Life Member.
  • The research project must be completed within a reasonable time frame. The ASN Life Member through whom the application is made will be liable to return the grant if the proposed research does not culminate in a publication in a peer reviewed journal acceptable to the ASN.
  • Progress Reports must be submitted every 6 months/1 year, depending on the project.
  • Research findings must be presented at the ASN Annual Academic Sessions.
  • A brief report summarizing the research should be submitted to be considered for publication in the Sri Lanka Journal of Neurology (SLJoN) (This can follow an original publication in another journal).
  • ERC approval will be required for funding to be released.
  • Grants are awarded on a yearly basis, contact us at [email protected] for information on applications.

Previous ASN Research Grants

“The association of the levels of IL-1β, IL-6, IL-4 and serum vitamin D with the generation of complex febrile seizures.”
Prof. Thashi Chang 
“Stroke Incidence in the Gampaha District – a Community Survey”
Prof. Udaya Ranawaka

Validation of the Sri Lankan Neuropsychological Test Battery for Children: Phase 1

Prof. Jithangi Wanigasinghe

Evaluation of Early Detection Methods of Developmental Disorders in High Risk Infants Who are Referred to a PaediatricNeurological Clinic of Tertiary Care Unit At Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Dr Gemunu Hewavitharana

Computer Assisted Rehabilitation in Improving Hand Function in Patients with Stroke

Prof. Kithsiri Pathirana

Restless Legs Syndrome in End Stage Renal Failure

Dr Manjula Caldera

Demographic characteristics, clinical presentation and response to therapy in Infantile Spasms Syndrome: data from Sri Lanka Infantile Spasms Registry

Prof. Jithangi Wanigasinghe

Development and Piloting of a National Registry for Pregnant Mothers on Anti-epileptic drug treatment and outcome of babies using Health Information Management System (HIMS) – AED Registry of Pregnant Mothers, Sri Lanka.

Dr Kishara Gooneratne

Autoimmune encephalitis in a South Asian population

Prof. Thashi Chang

Multi-center study on sleep disturbances in children with cerebral palsy.

Dr Sanjaya Fernando

Development and validation of a culturally sensitive tool to measure PARTICIPATION among 2 to 4 years children in Sri Lanka

Prof. Jithangi Wanigasinghe

Severity, duration, treatment response and motor complications, and the association between these variables among patients with Parkinson’s disease attending movement disorder clinics of two major hospitals in Jaffna

Dr Ajantha Keshavaraj