Jagadeesh Ramdas
Section Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

LOCATION(S)
Janet Weis Children's Hospital
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822 
Phone: 570-271-6848
Fax: 570-271-5877 
jramdas@geisinger.edu

Research Interests

My research interests are cancer control and cancer supportive care studies. I am a full member of the Children's Oncology group. My current research efforts focus on Chemotherapy-related ototoxicites

Recent Publications 

  • Freyer D, LU-chen,  Krailo Mark, Ramdas, J, Lange B, Neuwelt E, Sung L- Effects of Sodium thiosulfate versus observation on development of cisplatin-induced hearing loss in children with cancer( ACCL0431): a multicenter, randomized controlled, open-label, phase 3 trial . Lancet Oncol 2017; 18:63-74 
  • Rao A, Kelly M, Musselman M, Ramdas J, Wilson D, Grossman W, Shenoy S. (2008, April). Safety,Efficacy,and Immune Reconstitution after Rituximab Therapy in Pediatric patients with Chronic or Refractory Hematologic Autoimmune Cytopenias. Pediatric Blood & Cancer , 50(4),822-825. Full Text
  • Ramdas J, Toffalo D, Tyler W. (2005,June). Rituximab for Cutaneous Large B cell Lymphoma. Pediatric Blood and Cancer , 44(6) 566-567.
  • O' Neal P, Ramdas J, Pellitteri P, Wood E. (2004, June). Parameningeal Rhabdomyosarcoma in Costello Syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology rel="noopener noreferrer" , 26(6)289-392. Full Text
  • Ramdas J, Warrier RP, Scher C, Larussa VF. (2003, January). Effects of Amifostine on Clonogenic Mesenchymal Progenitors and Hematopoietic Progenitors Exposed to Radiation. Journal of rel="noopener noreferrer" Pediatric Hematology/Oncology , 25(1), 19-26. Full Text
  • Ramdas J, Warrier S, Warrier RP. (2002, December). Hematuria due to urolithiasis in a child with chronic immune thrombocytopenic rel="noopener noreferrer" purpura. Pediatric Emergency Care , 18(6) 42-43. Full Text

Education

MD Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1991-1994
Residency in Pediatrics, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, 1996-1998
Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine/Tulane University, 1998-2001

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