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Ananda K. Seneviratne

Ananda K. Seneviratne, American biochemist, researcher. Achievements include patents for development of new stable formulation for parathyrod hormone. Recipient Finance award, 2007. Member of Royal Society Chemistry, American Chemical Society, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists.

Background

  • Seneviratne, Ananda K. Son of Asoka Seneviratne and Palingu Menike Wijesinghe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with honors, University Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Utrecht, Netherlands. Doctor of Philosophy, University Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 1992.

    Career

    • Bioanalytical chemist University California, San Francisco, 1992—1994. Postdoctoral research associate Wayne State University, Detroit, 1995—1998. Research scientist Net Promoter Score Allelix Phrams., Mississauga, Canada, 2001—2005.

      Associate director Net Promoter Score Pharmaceuticals, Bedminister, New Jersey, 2006—2008. Principal scientist Allergan Inc., Irvine, California, since 2008. Postdoctoral research fellow University Toronto, Ontario, 1999—2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for development of new stable formulation for parathyrod hormone.

    Membership

    Member of Royal Society Chemistry, American Chemical Society, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists.

    Connections

    • Married Dhehinie Saarika Sirimanne, January 17, 1991.
    • father: Asoka Seneviratne
    • mother: Palingu Menike Wijesinghe
    • spouse: Dhehinie Saarika Sirimanne
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    Nationality
    • 1986
      University Kelaniya
    • 1992
      University Sri Jayewardenepura
    • 1992 - 1994
      Bioanalytical chemist, University California
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1995 - 1998
      postdoctoral research associate, Wayne State University
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 2001 - 2005
      research scientist, NPS Allelix Phrams.
      Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    • 2006 - 2008
      associate, director NPS Pharmaceuticals
      New Jersey, United States
    • 2008
      principal scientist, Allergan Incorporated
      Irvine, California, United States

    Award