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Arjun N. Jeganathan, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Arjun Jeganathan is a PGY-5 General Surgery resident at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed 3 years of clinical training and is now working in the lab of Dr. Anil Rustgi elucidating molecular biology pathways in the tumor microenvironment of colon cancer. Clinical interests include benign and malignant colorectal disease.

2010 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2006 - 2010 MD – Tufts University
Boston, Massachusetts
2000 - 2004 BA – Biology, Chemistry – University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2014 - present American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
2010 - present American College of Surgeons (ACS)
2010 Alpha Omega Alpha
2009 - present American College of Surgeons
05/2007 – 08/2007
Harold Williams Research Fellowship, Boston, Massachusetts
Researcher, Dr. Richard B. Freeman, Jr.
Studied the effects of ischemia-reperfusion injury on the biliary system in transplanted liver allografts.
06/2004 – 07/2006
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Surgery
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Undergraduate Researcher, Drs. Ali Naji and Hooman Noorchashm
Characterized the regulation of T-lymphocyte homeostasis and activation profile in the context of transplant rejection.
09/2003 – 05/2004
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biology
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Undergraduate Researcher, Drs. Hooman Noorchashm and Paul D. Sniegowski
Studied the effects of thymocyte development of imprinting of peripheral lymphocyte compartment size and proliferative capcacity.
  1. Reed AJ, Noorchashm H, Rostami SY, Zarrabi Y, Perate AR, Jeganathan AN, Caton AJ, Naji A. Alloreactive CD4 T cell activation in vivo : an autonomous function of the indirect pathway of alloantigen presentation. Journal of Immunology. 2003 Dec; 171(12): 6502-6509. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 14662850.
  2. Reed AJ, Zarrabi Y, Perate AR, Jeganathan AN, Naji A, Noorchashm H. The frequency of double-positive thymocytes expressing an alpha-beta TCR clonotype regulates peripheral CD4 T cell compartment homeostasis. Immunology. 2005 Nov; 116(3):400-407. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 16236130.
2010 Alpha Omega Alpha

Dr. Arjun Jeganathan

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