Shalini Ramachandran, MD $$


Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Kasturba Medical College (2005)
Christian Medical College, Vellore (2005), Pediatrics
University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital (2010), Pediatrics
University of Miami/Jackson Health System Program (2013), Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal


  • Research Interests

    • Lung Development
    • Lung protective strategies
    • Neonatal lung injury
  • Publications

    • Stem cell factor improves lung recovery in rats following neonatal hyperoxia-induced lung injury. Miranda LF, Rodrigues CO, Ramachandran S, Torres E, Huang J, Klim J, Hehre D, McNiece I, Hare JM, Suguihara CY, Young KC Pediatric research 2013 Dec 74 6 682-8
    • Bone Marrow-Derived c-kitPositive Cells Attenuate Neonatal Hyperoxia-Induced Lung Injury. Ramachandran S, Suguihara C, Drummond S, Chatzistergos K, Klim J, Torres E, Huang J, Hehre D, Rodrigues CO, McNiece IK, Hare JM, Young KC Cell transplantation 2013 May
    • CXCR4 Blockade Attenuates Hyperoxia-Induced Lung Injury in Neonatal Rats. Drummond S, Ramachandran S, Torres E, Huang J, Hehre D, Suguihara C, Young KC Neonatology 2015 Mar 107 4 304-311
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics (2007)
    • American Medical Association (2007)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Award for Research Presentation 2012, District VIII AAP Annual Conference, Las Vegas
    • PAS Travel Award 2012, Pediatric Academic Societies
    • Travel Grant for the Neonatal-Perinatal Fellow Conference 2011, American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Travel Grant for an Oral Presentation at the Southeastern Conference on Perinatal Research 2011-2012, Mead Johnson Nutrition for the American Academy of Pediatrics Perinatal Section

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