Anjana Silva

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Personal profile

Research interests

Clinical toxinology, pathophysiology of snake envenoming, taxonomy and biology of snakes.

Monash teaching commitment

Problem Based Learning - (MBBS)

Pharmacology

Education/Academic qualification

Pharmacology/Toxinology, PhD (Monash)

Toxinology, M.Phil (Peradeniya)

Medicine, MBBS (Peradeniya)

External positions

Senior Lecturer, Rajarata University

2 Oct 2008 → …

Research area keywords

  • Snakebite
  • Venom
  • Neurotoxicity

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Research Output 2013 2018

2 Citations (Scopus)

Addressing the global challenge of snake envenoming

Isbister, G. K. & Silva, A., 25 Aug 2018, In : The Lancet. 392, 10148, p. 619-620 2 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Defining the role of post-synaptic α-neurotoxins in paralysis due to snake envenoming in humans

Silva, A., Cristofori-Armstrong, B., Rash, L. D., Hodgson, W. C. & Isbister, G. K., 1 Dec 2018, In : Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 75, 23, p. 4465-4478 14 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Antivenom for neuromuscular paralysis resulting from snake envenoming

Silva, A., Hodgson, W. C. & Isbister, G. K., 19 Apr 2017, In : Toxins. 9, 4, 17 p., 143.

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Antivenom for snake venom-induced neuromuscular paralysis

Silva, A., Maduwage, K., Buckley, N. A., Lalloo, D. G., de Silva, H. J. & Isbister, G. K., 21 Mar 2017, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2017, 3, 12 p., CD012604.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Neurotoxicity in Sri Lankan Russell’s Viper (Daboia russelii) Envenoming is Primarily due to U1-viperitoxin-Dr1a, a Pre-Synaptic Neurotoxin

Silva, A., Kuruppu, S., Othman, I., Goode, R. J. A., Hodgson, W. C. & Isbister, G. K., Jan 2017, In : Neurotoxicity Research. 31, 1, p. 11-19 9 p.

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