U of M CMT and MDA Clinic
Medical School or Training
University of Texas Health Science Center, 2000
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Neurology, PA, 2004
Neuromuscular Disease, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2005
Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT) in children and adults, measures of quality of life and functional disability in children and adults with inherited neuropathy, early phase clinical trials in neuromuscular disorders, cost-effective analysis in neuromuscular disorders.
Sindhu Ramchandren, MD, MS, is a Director of the Pediatric and Adult CMT and MDA clinic at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ramchandren completed her medical degree at the University of Texas-Houston, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She completed a residency in neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology- EMG at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Ramchandren’s clinical and research interests focus on both adults and children. She is the principal investigator of an NIH-funded project to develop and validate a quality of life instrument in children with CMT. Her current research includes the identification and validation of functionally-relevant, patient-centered outcome measures in neuromuscular disorders; identifying clinical and laboratory biomarkers of axonal dysfunction, and identifying new treatments for neuromuscular disorders, through well-designed clinical trials utilizing functionally relevant outcome measures.