Pediatric oncology, hematology and bone marrow transplantation
Indian academy of paediatrics
Paediatric hemato-oncology chapter of IAP
Tamil Nadu Pondicherry Pediatric Oncology group
Indian society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
English, Tamil & Hindi
Education & Professional Qualification
Post-Doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Fellowship in paediatric blood and bone marrow transplantation
Pediatric oncology, hematology and bone marrow transplantation.
Part of around 100 pediatric bone marrow transplants- both autologous and allogenic (around 80 allogenic transplants including haploidentical HSCTs) for a variety of benign (hemoglobinopathies including thalassemias, Immunodeficiency,Inherited metabolic disorders) and Malignant disorders (Paediatric ALL,AML ,CML and JMML)
Trained in the newer methods of HSCT including Haploidentical HSCT with PTCY and T cell depletion techniques using TCR alpha/beta and CD45RA depletion.
Awards & Recognitions
Dr. GOVINDA REDDY MEDAL IN PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY -MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE
Dr. GOLD SMITH GOLD MEDAL IN PATHOLOGY-MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE
HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHITIOCYTOSIS IN CHILDREN –OUR EXPERIENCE-Oral presentation at the PEDICON 2018-Was awarded BRS Award
Research and Publications
Loganathan A, Munirathnam D, Ravikumar T. A novel mutation in the MECOM gene causing radioulnar synostosis with amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia (RUSAT-2) in an infant. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Apr;66(4):e27574. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27574. Epub 2018 Dec 10. PMID: 30536840.
Loganathan A, Munirathnam D, Sundaram B. X-linked Lymphoproliferative Disease (XLP1) Presenting as Non-Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) – Related Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Indian Pediatr. 2020 Nov 15;57(11):1077-1078. PMID: 33231181.