2013 IFFGD Research Award Recipient Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana, MD

Award for Junior Investigator in Pediatrics

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Dr. Devanarayana is Head of the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka. 

Her main research area is gastrointestinal function in children with abdominal pain predominant functional/motility gastrointestinal disorders.

Her research also looks at understanding abdominal pain predominant GI conditions, aerophagia, adolescent rumination syndrome, and defecation disorders.

Dr. Devanarayana’s studies have contributed to expanding the horizons of knowledge regarding children with these conditions and risk factors of the whole spectrum of pediatric functional/motility gastrointestinal diseases.

Pediatric Science is the area of medical science concerned with infants, children, and adolescents.

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