Dr. Radhakrishnan is a pediatric neuroradiologist at Riley Children’s Hospital and the Associate Chief of the Division of Neuroradiology within the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at IU School of Medicine. She is a clinician scientist and the recipient of several radiology research grants through the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and American Society for Pediatric Neuroradiology (ASPNR). She is currently PI or co-I on several NIH and IU CTSI funded studies.
Her broad research area is the application of advanced neuroimaging modalities to study brain development in pediatric disease states. Her main research focus is improving the understanding of brain structural and functional development in infants with prenatal substance exposure, and some of her novel work has been highlighted in media publications.
Dr. Radhakrishnan is an active member of several radiology societies and is the co-chair for the DEI committee of the American Society of Functional Neuroradiology (ASFNR). She is also a sought-after speaker and has given dozens of invited talks at national meetings. She is academically highly productive with more than 100 abstracts presented at local, national and international meetings, and more than 50 publications.