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700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH 43205

Phone: (614) 722-3545

Email: manickam.3@osu.edu


Current OSU Appointment

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Pediatrics


Civic Engagement

Volunteer with BuddyUp Tennis- organization that teaches tennis skills to children and adults with Down syndrome (2011-current); appointed to board of directors for organization (March 2013)

Academic Advising

I am a faculty coach for 8 students in the College of Medicine class of 2016. This entails reviewing their performance over a block, planning ahead for their careers and general support.

I advise our genetics residents as well in course and career planning.

I was also a Med-Peds mentor for a 2nd year resident (2013).

Master/Graduate Advising

I have been on the thesis advisory group for two developmental pediatric fellows. Other areas for advising include our genetics residents, genetic counselors, etc.

Academic Advising

2011 - present , The Ohio State University.
2012 - present , The Ohio State University.
2012 - present Anita Narayanan, Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University. Autism in Down Syndrome


2007 - present Fellow of American Board of Internal Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
2009 - present Fellow of the American Board of Medical Genetics: American Board of Medical Genetics
2011 Comparative Effectiveness Research training: The Ohio State University


2002 M.D., Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


Editorial Activities

present American Board of Medical Genetics
present American Board of Genetic Counselors
2013 - present Familial Cancer


2002 Dan Kelly Memorial Award. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
2007 - present NIH training grant for Masters of Public Health. National Institute of Health/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
2007 - 2008 Visting Scholar-Externship. NHGRI.
2011 - 2012 Scholarship for Comparative Effectiveness Research Training Program. OSU CCTS and School of Public Health.
2012 Best Doctors in Columbus. Columbus Monthly.
2013 - present Citizenship Award. Nationwide Childrens.
2014 Down syndrome association of Central Ohio honoree. Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio.

Journal Articles

Adams SA, Coppinger J, Saitta SC, Stroud T, Kandamurugu M, Fan Z, Ballif BC, Shaffer LG, Bejjani BA.. "Impact of genotype-first diagnosis: the detection of microdeletion and microduplication syndromes with cancer predisposition by aCGH." Genetics in Medicine. Vol. 5, no. 11. (January 2009.): 314-322.

Cottrell,Catherine,E; Prior,Thomas,W; Pyatt,Robert; Astbury,Caroline; Reshmi,Shalini; Bartholomew,Dennis; Atkin,Joan; Manickam,Kandamurugu; Thrush,Devon,Lamb; Pastore,Matthew; Mendell,Jerry; Tsao,Chang-Yong; Al-Dahhak,Roula; Newmeyer,Amy; Gastier-Foster,Julie,M. "Unexpected Detection of Dystrophin Gene Deletions by Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL GENETICS PART A. Vol. 152A, no. 9. (September 2010.): 2301-2307.

McBride,Kim,L; Varga,Elizabeth,A; Pastore,Matthew,T; Prior,Thomas,W; Manickam,Kandamurugu; Atkin,Joan,F; Herman,Gail,E. "Confirmation Study of PTEN Mutations Among Individuals with Autism or Developmental Delays/Mental Retardation and Macrocephaly." AUTISM RESEARCH. Vol. 3, no. 3. (June 2010.): 137-141.

Facio,Flavia,M; Feero,W,Gregory; Linn,Amy; Oden,Neal; Manickam,Kandamurugu; Biesecker,Leslie,G. "Validation of My Family Health Portrait for six common heritable conditions." GENETICS IN MEDICINE. Vol. 12, no. 6. (June 2010.): 370-375.

Morton,Sara,Anne (Adams); Coppinger,Justine; Ballif,Blake,C; Shaffer,Lisa,G; Ellison,Jay,W; Saitta,Sulagna,C; Stroud,Tracy; Manickam,Kandamurugu; Fan,Zheng. "Regarding cancer predisposition detected by CHG arrays Response." GENETICS IN MEDICINE. Vol. 13, no. 11. (November 2011.): 982-983.

Kitzmiller,Joseph,P; Embi,Peter,J; Manickam,Kandamurugu; Sweet,Kevin,M; Phelps,Mitch,A; Jackson,Rebecca,D; Marsh,Clay,B; Sadee,Wolfgang. "Program in Pharmacogenomics at the Ohio State University Medical Center." PHARMACOGENOMICS. Vol. 13, no. 7. (May 2012.): 751-756.

Sturm,Amy,C; Manickam,Kandamurugu. "Direct-to-Consumer Personal Genomic Testing: A Case Study and Practical Recommendations for "Genomic Counseling"." JOURNAL OF GENETIC COUNSELING. Vol. 21, no. 3. (June 2012.): 402-412.

Manickam,K; Allain,D; Grover,M. "Physical health and well-being of adults with Down syndrome." JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY RESEARCH. Vol. 56, no. 7-8. (July 2012.): 760-760.

Rosenfeld JA; Amrom D; Andermann E; Andermann F; Veilleux M; Curry C; Fisher J; Deputy S; Aylsworth AS; Powell CM; Manickam K; Heese B; Maisenbacher M; Stevens C; Ellison JW; Upton S; Moeschler J; Torres-Martinez W; Stevens A; Marion R; Pereira EM; Babcock M; Morrow B; Sahoo T; Lamb AN; Ballif BC; Paciorkowski AR; Shaffer LG. "Genotype-phenotype correlation in interstitial 6q deletions: a report of 12 new cases.." Neurogenetics. Vol. 13, no. 1. (February 2012.): 31-.

Shuldiner,A,R; RELLING,M,V; Peterson,J,F; Hicks,J,K; Freimuth,R,R; Sadee,W; Pereira,N,L; Roden,D,M; Johnson,J,A; Klein,T,E. "The Pharmacogenomics Research Network Translational Pharmacogenetics Program: Overcoming Challenges of Real-World Implementation." CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS. Vol. 94, no. 2. (August 2013.): 207-210.

Sturm,Amy,Curry; Sweet,Kevin; Manickam,Kandamurugu. "Implementation of a clinical research pharmacogenomics program at an academic medical center: role of the genetics healthcare professional." PHARMACOGENOMICS. Vol. 14, no. 7. (May 2013.): 703-706.

Manickam,Kandamurugu; Donoghue,Daniel,J; Meyer,April,N; Snyder,Pamela,J; Prior,Thomas,W. "Suppression of severe achondroplasia with developmental delay and acanthosis nigricans by the p.Thr651Pro mutation.." American journal of medical genetics. Part A. Vol. 164, no. 1. (January 2014.): 243-250.

Mullegama,Sureni,V; Rosenfeld,Jill,A; Orellana,Carmen; van Bon,Bregje,WM; Halbach,Sara; Repnikova,Elena,A; Brick,Lauren; Li,Chumei; Dupuis,Lucie; Rosello,Monica; Aradhya,Swaroop; Stavropoulos,D,James; Manickam,Kandamurugu; Mitchell,Elyse; Hodge,Jennelle,C; Talkowski,Michael,E; Gusella,James,F; Keller,Kory; Zonana,Jonathan; Schwartz,Stuart; Pyatt,Robert,E; Waggoner,Darrel,J; Shaffer,Lisa,G; Lin,Angela,E; de Vries,Bert,BA; Mendoza-Londono,Roberto; Elsea,Sarah,H. "Reciprocal deletion and duplication at 2q23.1 indicates a role for MBD5 in autism spectrum disorder.." European journal of human genetics. Vol. 22, no. 1. (January 2014.): 57-63.

Sweet K, Gordon ES, Sturm AC, Schmidlen TJ, Manickam K, et al.. "Design and Implementation of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Genomic Counseling for Patients with Chronic Disease." Journal of Personalized Medicine. Vol. 1, (January 2014.): 1-19.


Reference Works

January 2008 Kandamurugu Manickam."Chondrodysplasia Punctata and maternal mixed connective disease." .


July 2013 Kandamurugu Manickam."Guidance on Genetic Testing for Younger Sibling of Child with Autism" Autism Speaks
Kandamurugu Manickam."Genomics 101"
Kandamurugu Manickam."Genetics of diabetes"
Kandamurugu Manickam."Genetics of Alzheimers disease"


"More than we bargained for." Presented at American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, Cleveland, OH. (January 2008)

"Impact of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act." Presented at Huntington Disease Society of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, US|USA. (January 2008)

"Chondrodysplasia Punctata and maternal mixed connective disease." Presented at American College of Medical Genetics annual meeting, Phoenix, AZ, US|USA. (January 2008)

"Prenatal diagnosis of Cornelia de Lange." Presented at American College of Medical Genetics meeting, Tampa Bay, FL, US|USA. (January 2009)

"Personalized Medicine at Ohio State." Presented at Leadership retreat for OSU Medical Center, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 2009)

"Introduction to P4 Medicine." Presented at Introduction to P4 Medicine (P4 interest group), . (November 2011)

"P4 Scholars Program." Presented at OSU Medical Center Leadership Retreat (April 2011), Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 2011)

"P4 Medicine: introduction." Presented at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Alumni Meeting, Dublin, IE|IRL. (September 2012)

"P4 Scholars Program." Presented at P4 Medicine Conference at the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (October 2012)

"OSUWMC AMB Genomic Clinics/Genomics Panel." Presented at EPIC User Group Meeting, Verona, WI, US|USA. (September 2013)

"Clinical Genomics experience." Presented at Geisinger Genomics, Danville, PA, US|USA. (June 2015)

"Next Generation Sequencing for neurological disorders." Presented at Wellstone Myology Course, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2015)


Professional Activities

present Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) and the Uniformed Services University. Department of Defense. Washington DC, DC.
2010 - present CDC GAPPNet Family History Working Group. Center for Disease Contol GAPPNet.
2011 - present Pharmacogenomics Research Network. Pharmacogenomics Research Network (PGRN).
2012 - present National Genomic Centers. National Health Genetics Research Institute.
2012 - present Board of Directors. Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio. Columbus, OH.
2013 - present NHGRI Genomic Centers. NHGRI. Dallas, TX.
2013 - present EPIC Genomics Working Group. EPIC electronic medical record.