Arun Gurunathan, MD

Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

On staff since August 2019

"Each day at work is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. I am committed to providing high-quality compassionate care that addresses not only the disease but also its physical and emotional impact. Additionally, I engage in collaborative quality improvement and clinical research to advance the care we provide for our patients. "

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    ASH Abstract Achievement Award American Society of Hematology Dec. 2018
    CancerFree KIDS Research Grant CancerFree KIDS July 2018 - June 2019
    Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award Arnold P. Gold Foundation May 2012
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2011
  • Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Gurunathan A, Ricci K, Iacobas I, Rednam SP, Wusik K, Fei L, Hammill AM
      Impact of vascular anomalies on the PTEN phenotype in children and young adults
      Pediatric blood & cancer, 2020 June
    • Itskovich SS, Gurunathan A, Clark J, Burwinkel M, Wunderlich M, Berger MR, Kulkarni A, Chetal K, Venkatasubramanian M, Salomonis N, Kumar AR, Lee LH
      MBNL1 regulates essential alternative RNA splicing patterns in MLL-rearranged leukemia
      Nature communications, 2020 May
    • Boucher AA, Gurunathan A, Taylor JM, Ricci KW, Vadivelu S, Quinn CT
      Hemoglobin Southampton complicated by cerebral ischemia, moyamoya, and hydroxyurea-induced methemoglobinemia.
      31095774 American journal of hematology, 2019 Aug. : 94(8)949-954
    • Gurunathan A, Tarango C, McGann PT, Niss O, Quinn CT
      Non-transfusion-dependent β-Thalassemia Because of a Single β-Thalassemia Mutation and Coinherited α-Globin Gene Triplication: Need for Increased Awareness to Prevent Incorrect and Delayed Diagnosis.
      30969263 Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, 2019 April 8
    • Gurunathan A, Desai AV, Bailey LC, Li Y, Choi JK, Rheingold SR
      Significance of CNS 2 cerebrospinal fluid status post-induction in pediatric and adolescent patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
      30207055 Pediatric blood & cancer, 2019 Jan. : 66(1)e27433
    • Gurunathan A, Boucher AA, Mark M, Prus KM, O'Brien MM, Breese EH, Mizukawa BE, Absalon MJ, Nelson AS, Jordan MB, Grimley MS, Lorsbach RB, Rotz SJ, Mathanda R, Kumar AR
      Limitations of HLH-2004 criteria in distinguishing malignancy-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
      30272386 Pediatric blood & cancer, 2018 Dec. : 65(12)e27400
    • Gurunathan A, T Teachey D, Chikwava KR, Witmer C, Desai AV
      Behcet Disease Initially Presenting as Deep Venous Thrombosis: A Case Report.
      28437291 Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, 2017 July : 39(5)410-412


Medical/Professional School

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark


Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia


Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati