Dr.N. Varnakulendran

Senior Lecturer Gr-II

BSMS[JU], MD(s);[MU,India], PhD(s)[TU,India]

E-mail -: drvarnan@gmail.com

Academic RecordAdmin RolesExperiencesActivityTeachingPublicationAwards
  • 2016 – 2019- PhD Scholar in Tamil University,Thanjavur,India
  • 1996 – 1999 – M.D(S) in Gunapadam, Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai,India
  • 1988–1993 – Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery, University of Jaffna, Srilanka
  • 2008-2009- Senior Students Councillor, TrincomaleeCampus,EUSL
  • 2008-11- Head/Siddha Medicine, TrincomaleeCampus,EUSL
  • 2008-10 – Treasurer, Siddha Medical Students Union, Trincomalee Campus, EUSL.
  • 2011July -2011Dec – Actg.Rector
  • 2012-2014 – Rector, TrincomaleeCampus,EUSL
  • 2011-14 – Chairman of Campus board, Trincomalee Campus, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • 2011-13 – Member of Senior Management Committee, Eastern University Sri Lanka
  • 2011-14 – Member of Leave and Awards Committee, Eastern University Sri Lanka
  • 2011-14 – Member of council, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • 2008-14 – Member of senate, Trincomalee Campus, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • 2008-14 – Member of standing committee of Indigenous medicine at UGC , Sri Lanka
  • 2011- 14 – Member of Curriculum Development Committee, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • 2011-13 – Member of Library Committee, Campus. Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • 2011-14 – Member of Committee for Vice chancellors and Directors(CVCD)
  • 2019-todate-Member board of study in Siddhamedicine, Postgraduate Institute of Indigenous Medicine (PGIIM), University of Colombo.
  • 2019-todate-Chairman, Speciality Board (Gunapadam), Postgraduate Institute of Indigenous Medicine (PGIIM),University of Colombo.
  • 2019-todate-Member at GCSMR(Global center for siddhamedical research),USA
  • 2000-01—Temporary Asst.lecturer
  • 2001-2004 –Medical officer (Siddha)
  • 2008 Feb- 2008 July – Academic consultant,Trincomalee campus
  • 2004 July -2008 July Specialist Consultant Physician
  • 2008 Aug – To date – Senior Lecturer
  • Workshop Improving the Quality of Ayurveda at Colombo 2012
  • Workshop Revisiting Traditional Knowledge year 2013
  • Workshop Finalizing strategic plan for budget meeting year 2014
  • Workshop strategic planning and Students centered Learning at EUSL 2014
  • National Conference on “Post – War Socio Economic Development of the Northern &Eastern Province of Sri Lanka at Colombo 2014.
  • Lecture deliver in Workshop organized by Government Siddha Medical Officers Union on “Management of Hypertension through Dietary habits” in siddha medicine, 2015.
  • Lecture deliver in Workshop organized by Government siddha Medical officers union on “Integration of Western and Siddha medical system”, 2015.
  • Lecture deliver in Training Programm organized by National Institute of Traditional Medicine,Maharagama for Intern Medical officers on Ethics of Medical officers.,2016
  • Lecture deliver in Training Programm organized by National Institute of Traditional Medicine,Mharagama for newly recruited Medical officers on Good Clinical Practice in Research in the year Jan 2018.
  • Chair of scientific session of 1st of International Conference of a UASTM- 2013
  • Key note Speaker of scientific session of 1ST international conference UASTM 2013
  • Chair Scientific session of 2nd international conference AUSTM 2014
  • Keynote speaker,2nd International conference AUSTM – 2014
  • Guest speaker, 3rd International conference AUSTM – 2015
  • Chair of Scientific session ,3rd International conference AUSTM -2015
  • Session Chair, Siddha symposium and Exhibition-2015, organized by Department of indigenous medicine, Northern Province.
  • Co-chair ,International conference on Ayurveda, Traditional Medicine and Medicinal Plants-2016
  • Keynote speaker,1st International of Conference on siddhamedicine(ICESM)-2018,organized by University of Jaffna &AYUSH.
  • Guest speaker at World congress on Holistic HealthCare Feb 2018, organized by Dr M.G.R Medical University,Chennai,India.
  • Guest speaker at International Conference on SiddhaMedicine and Indian Civilization-2018 in Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia.
  • Conference paper reviewer – JSA-2013 University of Jaffna
  • Conference paper reviewer –JUICE-2016 University of Jaffna
  • Conference paper reviewer –ICESM -2018, University of Jaffna
  • Conference paper reviewer- TRInCo-2019, Trincomalee campus
  • Conference paper reviewer –IRCESM-2020 University of Jaffna
Teaching & Evaluation
  • Undergraduate Teaching
  • Supervise undergraduate research projects Trincomalee Campus, EUSL
  • Graded semester papers, final examinations, and student tutorial participation
  • Supervise MSc Research project at University of Colombo
  • PhD Thesis Evaluator at The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medial University.India
  • PhD Thesis Evaluator at University of Madras
Conference proceedings-Abstract
  • Varnakulendran .N,(2013),Efficacy of root of Athimathura chooranam for Peptic ulcer,Proceedings of Ayur Expo 2013
  • Varnakulendran .N,(2014) “Comparative Evidence Based Review of Therapeutic value of Emelia ribes both Siddha and Modern concept” at 2nd AUSTM-2014
  • Varnakulendran .N,(2014) “Role of Kayakalpam in mental and physical Health of an Individual”-A Review – Proceedings 2nd International Conference an AUSTM 2014
  • Varnakulendran .N, Shiyamala.V, (2014), Comparative effect of three varieties of piper betel by Frogs’ plexus method; Proceedings of CCRAMB Coimbatore, India, p-31.
  • Varnakulendran .N, Shiyamala .V (2014), Comparative evidence based review of therapeutic value of Embeliaribes both siddha and modern concept; Proceedings of2nd ICAUST,UOC,Srilanka.p-103
  • Janani.S,Varnakulendran.N,Sivaganeshan.R,Shiyamala.V(2015),Screenout the anti-ashmatic activity on leaves of Cordiadichotoma; Proceedings of3rd ICAUST,UOC,Srilanka.p -290
  • Mithurendran.R,Sivaganeshan.R,Varnakulendran.N,Shiyamala.V,(2016), Screening of whole plant of Eclipta prostrate for Haemopoietic action; proceedings of 4th ICAUST,UOC,Srilanka.p-75
  • Bamini RTS, Sivaganeshan R,Varnakulendran N, Shiyamala V,(2016) Efficacy of root of Clitoriaternatea for purgative action; proceedings of 4th ICAUST, UOC,Srilanka.p-76
  • Varuna V, Varnakulendran N, Sivaganeshan R,(2016), Effectiveness of Kovai Kizhangu choornam for the management of Mathumegam; proceedings of 4th ICAUST,UOC,Srilanka. P-43
  • Niruba K, Varnakulendran N, Sivaganeshan R, (2016)Effectiveness of Sevarathai Leave choornam for the management of vellai noi, proceedings of 4th ICAUST,UOC,Srilanka. P-62
  • Lananya S, Varnakulendran N, Sivaganeshan R; Evaluation of the Therapeutic effectiveness of Rungia parviflora leave on Iraippu noai, Proceedings of 1st Trincomalee International conference,2016
  • Paul Mohanachandran N, Vanakulendran N,(2017);Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory activity of Embeia ribes Burm .F seeds on Wistar albino rats, Proceedings of National Research conference and Exhibition on Indigenous medicine -2017
  • Varnakulendran N, Shiyamala V, Elango V (2017),Role of Addanga yogam in Mental and Physical Health of an Individual – A Review; Proceedings of 1ST International conference of Yoga, Tamil University, Thanjavur India.
Book Publications
  • Srikanthan M C, Shiyamala V, Varnakulendran N, Book “Basic Philosophy of Siddha Medicine” (English),Publisher Institute of Human Excellence, Colombo; ISBN 978-955-41050-0-3,published on Feb 2017
Journal publications
  • Thempamala C R, Sivaganeshan S, Varnakulendran N, Shiyamala V, A single case study on the therapeutic effectiveness of Mukia maderaspatna Linn (Roem) in the management of bronchial Asthma; Siddha papers-A peer review online journal-ISSN -0974- 2522, published in 25th October 2015
  • Varnakulendran N, Ravimannan N, Navaneetha S, Shiyamala V, Study on the Fermented Boiled Srilankan Red Rice; International Journal of Advanced Ayurveda and Naturopathy, volume 1,issue 1,PP 1-5,Article ID Med -346,Published on 31st December 2016.
  • Fathima Naslath M N, Varnakulendran N ,Evaluation of the wound healing activity of Thespesia populnea stem bark on Wistar albino Rats, International Journal of Ayurveda and Naturopathy, Volume 2issue 1,PP 6-13 Article ID Med -352,Published on 14 January 2017.
  • Saranya U, Varnakulendran N, Sivaganeshan S, Evaluation of haemopoietic activity of the rhizome of corallocarpus epigaeus, benth . Ex hook A pilot study, Published online January 2017, Volume 2, Issue 1.
  • Shiyamala V, Varnakulendran N, Janani S, Efficacy of combined drug Therapy on Carpal Tunnel SyNdrom, Published in International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR) on March 2017, 5(3), 1912 -1919.
  • Varnakulendran N, Elango V, The Siddha drug AyaBirungarajakarpam as Rejuvanation Elixir, Published in International Journal of Advanced Ayurveda ,Yoga,Unani,Siddha and Homeopathy;March 2017,Vol-6, Issue-1,pp -351-357.
  • Varnakulendran N , Shiyamala V, Elango V, Role of addagayogam in Physical and Mental health of an Individual – A Review, International Journal of Science and Applied Research ; 4(6), 2017: 48-53.
  • Vellingiri vadivel,Prakash Anand,Sarkar Manojkumar,Varnakulendran Nagalingam and Premiah Brindha,Development of chemical fingerprint to differentiate the controversial Indian Herbal drug Prostrata and Wedelia calendulacae(Bhringraja);Bulletin of Pharmacology Research 2017;7(2):147
  • Shiyamala V, Varnakulendran N and Vadivel V, Invitro study of:Human RBC membrane stabilization and antioxidant activity of Thspesia populneaL-Poovarasu, International journal of Applied research ,2017;3(11):336-339
  • Shiyamala V,Varnakulendran N, Impact of Piranayamam (Yogic aerobic exercise) on viability of Peak Expiratory Flow Rate in Healthy Individuals., International journal of advanced complementary and complementary medicine,2017,vol 3,Issue 1,p 76-82.
  • Varnakulendran N,Elango V, Ferric reducing capacity and Antioxidant activity of Ayabirungarajakarpam(ABK),Journal of medical science and clinical research,2018,Volume 6,issue 10,p 798-804.
  • Nagalingam Varnakulendran , Veerayan Elango V, Single dose acute toxicity study in wistar albino rat:primary safety of Ayabirungarajakarpam(ABK)- A siddha drug, Int.J.Pharm.Sci.Rev.Res;2018,53(2):76-81