Lakshman Gunaratnam

Associate Professor of Medicine


Postdoc:  Harvard Medical School, USA

MD:  University of Ottawa, Canada

MSc:  University of Toronto, Canada


Office:  339 Windermere Road, Room A10-208

Phone: 519.663.3632


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Area of Study:

Acute Kidney Injury and repair, Kidney transplantation, Tumour immunology

Fields of Interest:

-Acute kidney injury
-Mechanisms of tissue repair and fibrosis
-Tumour immunology
-Cancer biology
-Kidney transplantation

Research Profile

Dr. Lakshman Gunaratnam is an Associate Professor of Medicine and clinician-scientist at Western University (Associate Prof.). He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Toronto in immunology and then went on to attend medical school and complete residency training in internal medicine at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Gunaratnam completed research fellowships at the University of Ottawa and Harvard Medical School in cancer biology and acute kidney injury, respectively. After completing his clinical fellowship in nephrology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2009, he did additional training in renal transplantation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Gunaratnam is currently the Medical Co-Director of the kidney transplant program at London Health Sciences Centre. His clinical and research interests are in renal acute kidney injury, kidney transplantation and cancer immunology.

Publication Profile