GKNM Hospital > Oncology > Dr.L. Ajeitha
Consultant - Hematology, Paediatric Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant
Dr.L. Ajeitha

MBBS., MD., Fellow in Hemato onco

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  • Female
  • English, Tamil & Hindi
Doctor Schedule
Mon - Fri 10.30 A.M. - 4.00 P.M.
Specialty
Pediatric oncology, hematology and bone marrow transplantation
Memberships

Indian academy of paediatrics

Paediatric hemato-oncology chapter of IAP

Tamil Nadu Pondicherry Pediatric Oncology group

Indian society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Education & Professional Qualification

  • M.B.B,S,M.D(Paediatrics)
  • Post-Doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  • Fellowship in pediatric blood and marrow transplantation

Clinical Expertise

  • 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.

  • Nandhakumar, D., Loganathan, A., Sivasankaran, M. et al. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in Children. Indian J Pediatr 87, 526–531 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12098-020-03190-6’A

  • Loganathan, Ajeitha & Srinivasan, Arathi & Scott, JuliusXavier & Ramamoorthy, Ramkumar. (2019). Pyoderma gangrenosum in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Indian Journal of Paediatric Dermatology. 20. 157. 10.4103/ijpd.IJPD_59_18.

  • CYTOGENETICS AND MOLECULAR GENETICS IN CHILDHOOD ALL-Accepted in South Asian Journal of cancer

    PRESENTATION AT CONFERENCES:

  • HEMATOPOETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT FOR PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISORDERS-ISBMT 2020, CMC VELLORE

  • HEMATOPOETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT IN FANCONI ANEMIA- IN EUROPEAN BONE MARROW TRA NSPLANTATION MEETING, SPAIN 2020

  • Induction infections in childhood ALL treatment Poster-PHOCON 2017

  • Nutritional status of children with ALL-poster-PHOCON 2017.

    Research Interests:

  • Pediatric solid tumor- challenges in treatment

  • Post transplant infections in children

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