Mira A. Kohorst, M.D.

  1. Pediatric Hematologist / Oncologist

Mira A. Kohorst, M.D., is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with specialty interest in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy. Her clinical focus includes:

  • The utilization of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, cellular therapy, and immunotherapy for the treatment of pediatric malignant and non-malignant diseases
  • Expertise in management of high risk leukemia and lymphoma patients
  • Special interest in novel therapeutics such as CAR T-cell therapy for the management of pediatric leukemia and other malignancies
  • Discerning individualized care using her background in clinical pharmacology
  • Identifying applicable clinical trials for pediatric cancer patients

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Kohorst has a keen interest in developing and executing clinical trials. She is also invested in medical education and provides mentorship to medical students, residents, and fellows.

  1. Bone marrow failure syndromes
  2. Cancer
  3. Leukemia
  4. Lymphoma
  1. Bone marrow transplant
  2. CAR t-cell therapy
  • Pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Cellular therapy (i.e., CAR T-cell therapy)
  • Leukemia and lymphoma
  • Bone marrow failure syndromes
  • Molecular pharmacology and novel therapeutics
  • Clinical trial development and execution
  1. 2020
    Fellowship - Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular TherapyMD Anderson Cancer Center
  2. 2019
    FellowPediatric Hematology/Oncology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2019
    Fellowship - T32 NIH fundedMayo Clinic Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology; Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  4. 2016
    Residency - PediatricsMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  5. 2013
    MDMayo Medical School
  6. 2009
    BA - BiologyIllinois Wesleyan University

Certifications

  1. 2021
    Pediatric Hematology-OncologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 2016
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Abstract Achievement Award American Society of Hematology
  2. 2021
    Top Doctors in Minnesota 2021Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  3. 2020
    Excellence in Supportive/Palliative Care Award MD Anderson Cancer Center
  4. 2019
    Awesome Job AwardMD Anderson Cancer Center
  5. 2018
    Pauline Robinson “Robin” Bush Honorary FellowMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  6. 2016
    C. Anderson Aldrich Award for Excellence in Medical Research - Awarded to the graduating Pediatric resident with most significant contribution and commitment to medical researchMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  7. 2011
    Taylor, Jack & Elly Deans AwardMayo Medical School
  8. 2010
    Abott ScholarshipMayo Medical School
  9. 2009
    Taylor, Jack & Elly Deans AwardMayo Medical School
  10. 2009
    Rahme ScholarshipMayo Medical School
  11. 2009
    Kissam, Leo T. & Alexandra I. ScholarshipMayo Medical School
  12. 2009
    Academic honor society - memberPhi Beta Kappa
  13. 2009
    Academic honor society - memberPhi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  14. 2009
    Summa Cum LaudeWesleyan University
  15. 2008
    TreasurerOrder of Omega Greek Honor Society
  16. 2006
    MemberBeta Beta Beta National Biology Honor Society
  17. 2005
    Alumni Merit-Based ScholarshipWesleyan University

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - 2023
    Faculty At-LargeMayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Student Affairs Executive Committee
  2. 2022 - present
    MemberPediatric Cancer Working Committee, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
  3. 2022 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Co-Primary Investigator, Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN)
  4. 2021 - present
    Panel MemberNational Comprehensive Cancer Network
  5. 2021 - present
    MemberHematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Committee, Children's Oncology Group
  6. 2021 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Primary Investigator, Pediatric Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Consortium (PTCTC)
  7. 2021 - present
    Panel MemberGuidelines for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, National Comprehensive Cancer Network
  8. 2021 - present
    Site MemberImproving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes (IPSO)
  9. 2020 - present
    Co-LeadPediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation – Pediatric Infectious Disease MD/PharmD Task Force
  10. 2020 - present
    MemberCellular Immunotherapy for Cancer Working Committee, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
  11. 2020 - present
    MemberCellular Therapy Committee, Pediatric Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Consortium (PTCTC)
  12. 2020 - present
    MemberSupportive Care Committee, Pediatric Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Consortium (PTCTC)
  13. 2019 - present
    MemberMulti-Institutional Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy Tumor Board
  14. 2019 - present
    MemberPediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators Network (PALISI)
  15. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  16. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  17. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  18. 2016 - present
    MemberChildren's Oncology Group
  19. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  20. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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