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Priya N. Werahera, PhD

Research Assistant Professor


Education:​

 – BS; University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (1982)

 – BS; Council of Engineering Institutions (CEI) (1983)

 – MS; Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon (1986)

 – PhD; Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado (1994)

 

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Research Fellowship; Department of Pathology and Division of Urology,

University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado (1995-1998)

Fellowship; Department of Surgery-Division of Urology,

University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado (1992-1994)

 

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Faculty Advisor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,

University of Colorado, Boulder Colorado (2007-2008)

Senior Design Project Advisor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado (2006-2007)

 

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Applications in Biome​dical ​and Biotechnology areas of natural history and mechanisms of carcinogenesis including inflammation, oxidative stress and genetics

Proteomics applications in cancer biomarkers

Disease progression by image and texture analyses

Nanobiotechnologies for imaging, diagnosis and therapeutics

3D TRUS guided needle biopsy protocols

Optical spectroscopy for disease diagnosis and prognosis of prostate cancer

Etiology and progression of benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Computer architecture and parallel processing

Digital signal and image processing

Real-time computer control systems

Embedded computing systems

Microprocessor-based system designs

Computer Networks

Simulations and statistical modeling

View Research Pag​e

 

Recent Publications:

Journal Articles in Pub Med (www.pubmed.gov) 

 

Office Location:

 Research Complex One - North Tower

 Room 5112

 

Contacts:

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 Office Phone:

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Priya.Werahera@ucdenver.edu

(303) 724-3784

(303) 859-6255

(303) 724-3477

 

Mailing Address:

 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

 12800 East 19th Avenue

 Mailstop 8104

 Aurora, CO 80045​​​​