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


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

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2020
    Excellence in Supportive/Palliative Care Award MD Anderson Cancer Center
  2. 2018
    Pauline Robinson “Robin” Bush Honorary FellowMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. 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
  4. 2011
    Taylor, Jack & Elly Deans AwardMayo Medical School
  5. 2010
    Abott ScholarshipMayo Medical School
  6. 2009
    Summa Cum LaudeWesleyan University
  7. 2009
    Rahme ScholarshipMayo Medical School
  8. 2009
    Kissam, Leo T. & Alexandra I. ScholarshipMayo Medical School
  9. 2009
    Taylor, Jack & Elly Deans AwardMayo Medical School

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2021 - present
    Panel MemberNational Comprehensive Cancer Network
  2. 2019 - present
    MemberMulti-Institutional Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy Tumor Board
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberChildren's Oncology Group
  7. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  8. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology