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Mathula Thangarajh, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Children's Hospital of Richmond
Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Dr. Mathula Thangarajh is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. She is dual board-certified in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine. Her philosophy of care is patient-centered, valuing what can be achieved to ensure that each child reaches their fullest potential.

Her specialties include muscular dystrophies, myasthenia gravis, neuromuscular disorders, spinal muscular atrophy and movement disorders.

Dr. Thangarajh obtained her medical degree from Christian Medical College, India and PhD from Karolinska Institute. She completed her residency program in neurology and pediatrics from Barnes Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital respectively. She completed other residency programs specialized in child neurology from St. Louis Children’s Hospital followed by a fellowship program at Washington University School of Medicine.


 Representative Publications:

A checklist for clinical trials in rare disease: Obstacles and anticipatory actions-lessons learned from the FOR-DMD trial

Developing standardized corticosteroid treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Baseline results of the NeuroNEXT spinal muscular atrophy infant biomarker study

Natural history of infantile-onset spinal muscular atrophy