Thiyagarajan Meenakshisundaram, Ph.D.

Thiyagarajan Meenakshisundaram, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 670
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-6268
Lab: (585) 276-6268


The biographical information for Thiyagarajan Meenakshisundaram, Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

NIPER Senior Research Fellowship
GATE-98 Junior Research Fellowship

Recent Journal Articles

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2013 Oct 18
Xie L, Kang H, Xu Q, Chen MJ, Liao Y, Thiyagarajan M, O'Donnell J, Christensen DJ, Nicholson C, Iliff JJ, Takano T, Deane R, Nedergaard M. "Sleep drives metabolite clearance from the adult brain." Science. 2013 Oct 18; 342(6156):373-7.
Yang L, Kress BT, Weber HJ, Thiyagarajan M, Wang B, Deane R, Benveniste H, Iliff JJ, Nedergaard M. "Evaluating glymphatic pathway function utilizing clinically relevant intrathecal infusion of CSF tracer." Journal of translational medicine. 2013 11:107. Epub 2013 May 01.
Rangroo Thrane V, Thrane AS, Plog BA, Thiyagarajan M, Iliff JJ, Deane R, Nagelhus EA, Nedergaard M. "Paravascular microcirculation facilitates rapid lipid transport and astrocyte signaling in the brain." Scientific reports. 2013 3:2582.
Deane R; Singh I; Sagare AP; Bell RD; Ross NT; LaRue B; Love R; Perry S; Paquette N; Deane RJ; Thiyagarajan M; Zarcone T; Fritz G; Friedman AE; Miller BL; Zlokovic BV. "A multimodal RAGE-specific inhibitor reduces amyloid β-mediated brain disorder in a mouse model of Alzheimer disease." J Clin Invest. 2012; 122(4): 1377-1392. Link
2010 Jan
Petraglia AL, Marky AH, Walker C, Thiyagarajan M, Zlokovic BV. "Activated protein C is neuroprotective and mediates new blood vessel formation and neurogenesis after controlled cortical impact." Neurosurgery. 2010 Jan; 66(1):165-71; discussion 171-2.


Ph.D. | Pharmacology & Toxicology | National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research2005
M.S. | Pharmacology | National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research1999
B. Pharmacy | Pharmacy | C.L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy1998
D. Pharmacy | Pharmacy | C.L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy1993

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Post-Doctoral Research Associate; Frank P. Smith Laboratory for Neuroscience and Neurosurgical Research; URMC; Rochester, NY 2007