THANGAMANI MUTHUKUMAR, MD, MS - KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION MEDICINE @ WEILL CORNELL MEDICINE
Dr. Thangamani Muthukumar holds the position of Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and serves as the Associate Director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program at the same institution. He earned his medical degree from Madras Medical College in Chennai, India, and completed his residency in medicine and nephrology fellowship at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India. Dr. Muthukumar obtained a master's degree in clinical and translational investigation from the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, where he underwent advanced training in clinical and translational research. His extensive expertise lies in nephrology, hypertension, and transplantation medicine, with a particular focus on advancing the field of kidney transplantation and kidney diseases in bone marrow and stem cell transplantation. Dr. Muthukumar underwent nephrology training in both India and the United States. He became a research fellow in transplantation immunology at Cornell University, joining Dr. Manikkam Suthanthiran's research laboratory. Actively involved in research, he focuses on the molecular aspects of transplant rejection and biomarkers, with numerous publications in this area and grants from the National Institutes of Health and the American Society of Transplantation supporting his work. Dr. Muthukumar also serves as an ad hoc member of the NIH study section and has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation (FAST) and the American Society of Nephrology (FASN). In 2017, he was elected as a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), a prestigious medical honour society in the United States.
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