Sunad Rangarajan, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

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Medical Schools:
  • MBBS, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Science (2002)
  • MD, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India (2005)
Internship:
  • Maimonides Medical Center Program (2009)
Residency:
  • Maimonides Medical Center Program, Internal Medicine (2011)
Fellowships:
  • University of Alabama Medical Center (Birmingham) Program, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (2014)
Languages: English, Hindi, Tamil
Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care
  • Assistant Professor

Recognition & Awards

  • Giles F. Filley Memorial Award for Excellence in Respiratory Physiology and Medicine, American Physiological Society (2019)
  • ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Award, American Society for Clinical Investigation (2019)
  • Walter B. Frommeyer Fellowship in Investigative Medicine, University of Alabama Department of Medicine (2016)

Research Interests

Mitochondrial biology and dysfunction in lung pathology; Aging

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2018)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    Critical Care, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Fibrosis, Aging, Mitochondrial Biology

Publications

  • Rangarajan S, Thannickal VJ. Remember Me? The Bone Marrow in Pulmonary Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Oct 15;200(8):959-960. PubMed PMID: 31206314
  • Rangarajan S, Bone NB, Zmijewska AA, Jiang S, Park DW, Bernard K, Locy ML, Ravi S, Deshane J, Mannon RB, Abraham E, Darley-Usmar V, Thannickal VJ, Zmijewski JW. Metformin reverses established lung fibrosis in a bleomycin model. Nat Med. 2018 Aug;24(8):1121-1127. PubMed PMID: 29967351
  • Rangarajan S, Lee JS. The TAMing of the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Myofibroblast. One Step Closer?. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Jun 1;197(11):1377-1378. PubMed PMID: 29664671

Professional Memberships

  • American Thoracic Society, Member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pulmonary Disease, Board Certification (2013)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Board Certification (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Lungs and Breathing
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Disorders
  • Lungs and Breathing - Interstitial Lung Disease
Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy reading (fiction as well as non-fiction), listening to classical music, watching cricket and playing chess.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MBBS, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Science (2002)
  • MD, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India (2005)
Internships:
  • Maimonides Medical Center Program (2009)
Residency Programs:
  • Maimonides Medical Center Program, Internal Medicine (2011)
Fellowships:
  • University of Alabama Medical Center (Birmingham) Program, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (2014)
Languages: English, Hindi, Tamil
Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care
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