Master of Science in Regenerative Medicine
Master of Science in Regenerative Medicine

Master of Science in Regenerative Medicine is a 2-year full time program conducted by the Human Genetics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo in collaboration with The ManipalInstitute of Regenerative Medicine (MIRM), Manipal University, Bangalore, India. The degree will be awarded by the University of Colombo.

This is an interdisciplinary course where in students would be trained in diverse upfront areas like tissue engineering, developmental biology, biology of embryonic and adult stem cells.

Next Intake On 2018 January

Closing Date for Applications is 2018 – 12 – 01

By the end of this course students must have the requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes that would enable them to have a working knowledge of,

  • The biology of stem cells and their differentiation potentials.
  • Clinical applications done world over and the strategies that are being formulated.
  • Therapeutic applications of stem cells and an in depth analysis of clinical trials
  • Hands on practical skills in deriving, maintaining, characterizing and differentiation of stem cell lines.
  • Molecular technologies including polymerase chain reaction, real time PCR, conventional and next generation sequencing, and array based technologies.
  • Molecular technologies including polymerase chain reaction, real time PCR, conventional and next generation sequencing, and array based technologies.
  • Quality assurance, assay validation, ethics, regulatory issues, professionalism, and lab administration.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Credit Hours:
  • SLQF level:
  • MBBS or an equivalent degree from recognized institution.
  • BDS or an equivalent degree from recognized institution.
  • BVS or an equivalent degree from recognized institution.
  • BSc in Biomedical science or an equivalent degree from recognized institution.
  • Students will be selected to follow the course from applicants on the basis of their performance at a selection examination which has a written component and an interview.
  • The written component will contribute 75% and the interview will contribute 25% to the total mark.
  • Students who obtain an overall mark of 50% or more will qualify for selection.
  • The date of the selection examination would be notified after the close of applications.
  • Classroom teaching
  • Laboratory work
  • Research project.
  • video conferencing classes & face to face sessions with MIRM staff
  • The examinations in semester 1, 2 and 3 shall consist of mid semester continuous assessments and end of semester written and/or practical examinations for each subject conducted during the semester.
  • 80% attendance at designated teaching sessions is required for a student to be eligible to sit end of semester 1, 2 and 3 examinations.

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  • Course Fee: Rs. 2,000,000
  • Application Fee: Rs. 5,000
  • Registration Fee: Rs. 25,000
  • Examination Fee: Rs. 2,500

Dr. Hemali Goonasekera
Department of Anatomy
+94 112 695 300 ext. 119