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Research and Development

MRI is equipped with a number of medical professionals specialized in different specialties namely chemical pathology, bacteriology, histo-pathology, hematology, human nutrition, immunology, mycology, parasitology, pharmacology virology etc. There medical professionals are qualified with five year basic medical degree from recognized universities with postgraduate qualifications. Among the medical professionals there are medical officers under the consultants in respective units to assists and do research. Some of those medical officers are postgraduate qualified.

Research Profiles

Learning Opportunities

Equipped with cutting-edge laboratories, a cadre of esteemed researchers, and a resolute dedication to unraveling the mysteries of health and disease, the National Medical Research Institute is poised to lead the charge in groundbreaking discoveries and transformative healthcare solutions. With a mission that extends far beyond its borders, this institute aspires to forge a path towards a healthier, more resilient future, leaving an indelible mark on the global landscape of medical research and care.You can use a few enticing words and flaunt your capabilities that will attract future clients and encourage them to hire you right away. List down your expertise and experience to prove you are the best.

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Expert Diagnosis

National Medical Referral Laboratory is poised to redefine healthcare standards, not only within the island nation but on a global scale.

Available Investigations at MRI

A list of all investigations done at MRI.

Government Hospital Referrals

How to properly send your samples from government institutions.

Paid Tests

How to get tests done at MRI, for non governmental sources.

Newly Available Tests

Tests we are introducing for the first time.

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Rabies in Sri Lanka

Discussion on rabies on ITN Pinviyana by Dr.Kanthi Nanayakkara

Nipa Virus

Discussion about Nipa Virus in Swarnawahini by Dr.J.I.Abenayake

Upcoming Events


Symposium on Antibiotic Resistance


Worksop on Research Methodology.

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24 Hrs Access

Rabies-Unit through official phone numbers.


Dr. Aldo Castellani auditorium is a comfortable spacious place with capacity of 125 to 150 persons, with High quality projector and sound system. It is fully air conditioned. Bookings through official phone numbers.

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Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha (Baseline road),
Colombo 08,
Western Province,
Postal code: 00800,
Sri Lanka.

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