Mandakolathur R. Murali, MD

Assistant Pathologist,
Director of Clinical Immunology Laboratory,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School





Dr. Murali provides pathology diagnostic and consulting services to several related subspecialties across Mass General. In addition, he is a practicing physician with Allergy Associates, which comprises allergy and clinical immunology, and is a faculty member of the Partners Asthma Center. He lectures at

As medical director of the Pathology Immunology Laboratory, Dr. Murali is responsible for clinical diagnosis sign-out in serum, urine, CSF electrophoresis, immunoelectrophoresis and immunofixation in diagnoses, and follow-up of immune diseases and monoclonal and polyclonal diseases. He is also responsible for evaluations of cryoglobulins and complement deficiency diseases. Dr. Murali reports on ANA's, anti-DNA's and joint fluid analyses.

Clinical Interests

  • Immunology
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Eosinophilic disorders
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Dermatitis
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis


Study of free light chains and evolution of monoclonal bands in serum of patients with myeloma consequent to marrow transplantation.


View all PubMed publications

  1. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 2-2015. A 25-year-old man with abdominal pain, syncope, and hypotension. Murali MR, Uyeda JW, Tingpej B. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jan 15;372(3):265-73. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcpc1410939. No abstract available.
  2. Platelet rich concentrate promotes early cellular proliferation and multiple lineage differentiation of human mesenchymal stromal cells in vitro. Shani S, Ahmad RE, Naveen SV, Murali MR, Puvanan K, Abbas AA, Kamarul T. ScientificWorldJournal. 2014;2014:845293. doi: 10.1155/2014/845293. Epub 2014 Nov 10.
  3. Bilateral lung transplantation in a patient with humoral immune deficiency: a case report with review of the literature. Farmer JR, Sokol CL, Bonilla FA, Murali MR, Kradin RL, Astor TL, Walter JE. Case Reports Immunol. 2014;2014:910215. doi: 10.1155/2014/910215. Epub 2014 Oct 15.
  4. Gamma heavy chain disease: cytological diagnosis of a rare lymphoid malignancy facilitated by correlation with key laboratory findings. Ho YH, Wang JL, DeLelys ME, Murali MR, Pitman MB, Sohani AR. Cytopathology. 2014 Aug;25(4):270-3. doi: 10.1111/cyt.12126. No abstract available.
  5. Finite element analysis of three commonly used external fixation devices for treating Type III pilon fractures. Ramlee MH, Kadir MR, Murali MR, Kamarul T. Med Eng Phys. 2014 Oct;36(10):1322-30. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.05.015. Epub 2014 Aug 7.


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