Rangaraj Selvarangan

Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, Missouri

Rangaraj Selvarangan

Dr. Rangaraj Selvarangan is the Director of Medical Microbiology Laboratory at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a Professor in Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at University of Missouri Kansas City- School of Medicine and Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children’s Mercy Hospital. He holds the William R. Brown Missouri Endowed Chair in Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine and directs the Emerging Infections Research program at Children’s Mercy Research Institute.

Dr. Selvarangan received a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree from India and a doctoral degree in Medical Microbiology at UTMB, Galveston, Texas, USA. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in medical and public health laboratory microbiology at University of Washington, Seattle. He is an American College of Microbiology certified Diplomat in American Board of Medical Microbiology and Fellow of Infectious Disease Society of America and American Academy of Microbiologists.

Dr. Selvarangan manages a highly active research program funded by federal and industry support. He is the principal investigator of CDC sponsored New Vaccine Surveillance network and has conducted more than 100 industry sponsored clinical trials in invitro diagnostics of infectious agents.

Dr. Selvarangan has presented more than two hundred oral and poster presentations at regional, national and international conferences and published more than150 manuscripts in top ranked peer-reviewed scientific journals.