Dr. Arasaratnam graduated from University of Oxford Medical School in the UK, and completed his internal medicine residency in England, achieving Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2010. He subsequently moved to the United States to pursue an internal medicine residency at the University of North Carolina and Infectious Disease Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine under the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Research Pathway. During his fellowship, he gained additional clinical training in Transplant Infectious Diseases and pursued translational research in T cell immunotherapy for the treatment of viral infections in immunocompromised recipients. Dr. Arasaratnam joined the Division of Infectious Diseases in 2017 and will primarily be focusing his clinical and research efforts in the care of the immunocompromised recipient.
- Medical School
- (2006), Medicine
- Graduate School
- Harvard University (2008), International Health
- Application of Cellular Therapies to Treat Viral Infections in Immunocompromised Recipients
- Utility of Clinical Biomarkers to Predict Infections Following Solid Organ Transplant
- Viral Immunology
- American College of Rheumatology Guidance for the Management of Rheumatic Disease in Adult Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Version 1.
- Mikuls TR, Johnson SR, Fraenkel L, Arasaratnam RJ, Baden LR, Bermas BL, Chatham W, Cohen S, Costenbader K, Gravallese EM, Kalil AC, Weinblatt ME, Winthrop K, Mudano AS, Turner A, Saag KG, Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.) 2020 Apr
- Characterizing the Cellular Immune Response to Parainfluenza Virus 3.
- Aguayo-Hiraldo PI, Arasaratnam RJ, Tzannou I, Kuvalekar M, Lulla P, Naik S, Martinez CA, Piedra PA, Vera JF, Leen AM J. Infect. Dis. 2017 Jul 216 2 153-161
- Persistent Mouth Ulceration in a Renal Allograft Recipient.
- Arasaratnam RJ, Restrepo A Clin. Infect. Dis. 2017 Feb 64 3 384-385
- Adoptive T cell therapy for the treatment of viral infections.
- Arasaratnam RJ, Leen AM Ann Transl Med 2015 Oct 3 18 278
Honors & Awards
- First Place
Department of Medicine Housestaff Research Symposium, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston (2016)
- David Ontjes Award for Outstanding Performance During Residency
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2012)
- American Society of Transplantation (2013)
- Infectious Disease Society of America (2013)
- American College of Physicians (2011)