Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, M.D.

Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Languages Spoken: English, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali

Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: Pediatrics, University of Mumbai, India, Mumbai, 1987
Residency: Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN, 1998
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and BMT, University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN, 1997


  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics
Professional Scientific Societies
  • American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology

  • Authored/co-authored 50 journal articles
  • Participated in 150 national presentations

  • Ajit Krishna Gharpure Award for the highest marks and distinction in Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Pune, India, 
  • Cooley's Anemia Research Fellow Award, Cooley's Anemia Foundation, New York, NY

Areas of Interest
  • Blood and Marrow Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease
  • Clinical research in sickle cell disease including: mechanisms of chronic pain, acute management of pain, newborn screening, education and decisional support and improvement of adherence to medication

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