Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Nimalan Jeganathan, MD

Nimalan Jeganathan, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Disease Teams:
Gastrointestinal Cancer

Research Interests

  • Lymph Nodes
  • Rectal Neoplasms
  • Therapeutics
  • Databases
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Survival
  • T-Lymphocytes
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Medicare
  • Stem Cells
  • Phenotype
  • Carcinogenesis

Recent Publications


Jeganathan, N, Cannon, JW & Bleier, JIS 2018, 'Anal and Perineal Injuries', Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 24-29.
Mizuno, R, Chatterji, P, Andres, S, Hamilton, K, Simon, L, Foley, SW, Jeganathan, N, Gregory, BD, Madison, B & Rustgi, AK 2018, 'Differential regulation of LET-7 by LIN28B isoform-specific functions', Molecular Cancer Research, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 403-416.


Jeganathan, N & Bleier, JIS 2017, 'Patient selection and preoperative evaluation for fecal incontinence' Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 160-163.


Newton, AD, Li, J, Jeganathan, N, Mahmoud, NN, Epstein, AJ & Paulson, EC 2016, 'A Nomogram to Predict Lymph Node Positivity Following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer', Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, vol. 59, no. 8, pp. 710-717.
Jeganathan, N, Shanmugan, S, Bleier, JIS, Hall, GM & Paulson, EC 2016, 'Colorectal Specialization Increases Lymph Node Yield: Evidence from a National Database', Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol. 23, no. 7, pp. 2258-2265.
Hall, GM, Shanmugan, S, Bleier, JIS, Jeganathan, N, Epstein, AJ & Paulson, EC 2016, 'Colorectal specialization and survival in colorectal cancer', Colorectal Disease, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. O51-O60.


Madison, BB, Jeganathan, N, Mizuno, R, Winslow, MM, Castells, A, Cuatrecasas, M & Rustgi, AK 2015, 'Let-7 Represses Carcinogenesis and a Stem Cell Phenotype in the Intestine via Regulation of Hmga2' PLoS genetics, vol. 11, no. 8, e1005408.
Ecker, BL, Paulson, EC, Datta, J, Jeganathan, N, Aarons, C, Kelz, RR & Mahmoud, NN 2015, 'Lymph node identification following neoadjuvant therapy in rectal cancer: A stage-stratified analysis using the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER)-medicare database', Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol. 112, no. 4, pp. 415-420.

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