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Mathula Thangarajh, MD, PhD

Children's National Health System
Main Hospital
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, United States

Dr. Mathula Thangarajh is working as a neurophysiologist in Neuromuscular medicine program at Children’s National Health System, Main Hospital, Washington, DC. This program offers comprehensive clinical evaluations and genetic counseling with various treatment options with diagnostic services for neuromuscular diseases. She is also associated with Epilepsy Program of the hospital.

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