Sri Lankan professor on the team looking for a vaccine against corona

Maheshi N,  Ramashami a Sri Lankan – born doctor, is one of the lead researchers at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom’s research into a vaccine against the rapidly spreading Covid-19 virus around the world. Ramasamy is included.

Born in Sri Lanka, she studied medicine in the United Kingdom and has been a pioneer in research by the University of Oxford on the discovery of a vaccine against the Kovid-19 virus.

Dr. Maheshi Ramasamy’s name is at the top of the report published in the medical journal The Lancet regarding the clinical work done on the vaccine.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine from Christ College, Oxford University, and a degree in infectious diseases and clinical medicine from the Oxford and London Medical Institutes.

She is currently a University Lecturer and serves on the NHS Foundation Trust, affiliated with the University of Oxford. Accordingly, she also serves as the Principal Lecturer at Megan Medical College.

She is a lead researcher at the Oxford Vaccine Group and an award-winning senior clinical lecturer at the University of Oxford.

Dr. Maheshi N. Ramasamy’s parents are also renowned scientists. Her mother is Prof. Samaranayake Ramasamy. An alumnus of Visakha College, Colombo, she obtained a first class honors degree in Zoology from the University of Colombo and was later selected for a Commonwealth Scholarship at the University of Cambridge. She later became the first Sri Lankan to receive a doctorate from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Dr. Maheshi N. Ramasamy’s father is Ranjan Ramasamy, a scientist.

Maheshi Ramasamy, a mother of three, is undoubtedly very proud of all of us Sri Lankans for her international recognition for her research on the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine.