Education

Medical School
Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College (1987)
Internship
Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College (1988), Rotating
Residency
Winthrop University Hospital (1998), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Residency
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2000), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Fellowship
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2001), Surgical Pathology
Fellowship
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2002), Pediatric Pathology
Fellowship
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2004), Neuropathology

Research Interest

  • Embryonal and pediatric brain tumors
  • Malformations of the central nervous system

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

MLL4 Is Required to Maintain Broad H3K4me3 Peaks and Super-Enhancers at Tumor Suppressor Genes.
Dhar SS, Zhao D, Lin T, Gu B, Pal K, Wu SJ, Alam H, Lv J, Yun K, Gopalakrishnan V, Flores ER, Northcott PA, Rajaram V, Li W, Shilatifard A, Sillitoe RV, Chen K, Lee MG Mol. Cell 2018 Jun 70 5 825-841.e6
Pan-Trk Immunohistochemistry Identifies NTRK rearrangements in Pediatric Mesenchymal Tumors.
Rudzinski ER, Lockwood CM, Stohr BA, Vargas SO, Sheridan R, Black JO, Rajaram V, Laetsch TW, Davis JL Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2018 Apr
Adult Brainstem Gliomas With H3K27M Mutation: Radiology, Pathology, and Prognosis.
Daoud EV, Rajaram V, Cai C, Oberle RJ, Martin GR, Raisanen JM, White CL, Foong C, Mickey BE, Pan E, Hatanpaa KJ J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 2018 Feb
Basal Suppression of the Sonic Hedgehog Pathway by the G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Gpr161 Restricts Medulloblastoma Pathogenesis.
Shimada IS, Hwang SH, Somatilaka BN, Wang X, Skowron P, Kim J, Kim M, Shelton JM, Rajaram V, Xuan Z, Taylor MD, Mukhopadhyay S Cell Rep 2018 Jan 22 5 1169-1184
REST upregulates gremlin to modulate diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma vasculature.
Shaik S, Kennis B, Maegawa S, Schadler K, Yanwen Y, Callegari K, Lulla RR, Goldman S, Nazarian J, Rajaram V, Fangusaro J, Gopalakrishnan V Oncotarget 2018 Jan 9 4 5233-5250
Persistence of parenchymal and perivascular T-cells in treatment-refractory anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis.
Filatenkov A, Richardson TE, Daoud E, Johnson-Welch SF, Ramirez DM, Torrealba J, Greenberg B, Monson NL, Rajaram V Neuroreport 2017 Sep 28 14 890-895
Targeted MAPK Pathway Inhibitors in Patients With Disseminated Pilocytic Astrocytomas.
Drobysheva A, Klesse LJ, Bowers DC, Rajaram V, Rakheja D, Timmons CF, Wang J, Koral K, Gargan L, Ramos E, Park JY J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2017 Aug 15 8 978-982
Targeting CD133 improves chemotherapeutic efficacy of recurrent pediatric pilocytic astrocytoma following prolonged chemotherapy.
Xi G, Li YD, Grahovac G, Rajaram V, Wadhwani N, Pundy T, Mania-Farnell B, James CD, Tomita T Mol. Cancer 2017 Jan 16 1 21
Personalized Treatment for a Patient With a BRAF V600E Mutation Using Dabrafenib and a Tumor Treatment Fields Device in a High-Grade Glioma Arising From Ganglioglioma.
Meletath SK, Pavlick D, Brennan T, Hamilton R, Chmielecki J, Elvin JA, Palma N, Ross JS, Miller VA, Stephens PJ, Snipes G, Rajaram V, Ali SM, Melguizo-Gavilanes I J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2016 Nov 14 11 1345-1350
The deubiquitylase USP37 links REST to the control of p27 stability and cell proliferation.
Das CM, Taylor P, Gireud M, Singh A, Lee D, Fuller G, Ji L, Fangusaro J, Rajaram V, Goldman S, Eberhart C, Gopalakrishnan V Oncogene 2016 Jul

Books

Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Cytopathology of the central nervous system. In Diagnostic Pediatric Cytopathology and Histopathologic Correlation

Rajaram V (2016). Cambridge CB2 8BS, United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press

Brain and Spinal cord. In Color Atlas of Fetal and Neonatal Histology

Rajaram V (2011). New York, Springer

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Children's Oncology Group (2008)
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (2006-2012)
  • American Association of Neuropathologists (2003)
  • Society for Pediatric Pathology (2002)
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (1999)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (1997-2005)
  • College of American Pathology (1997)