Alok Kothari, M.D.

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Instructor in Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology
Hematology and Oncology

phone: (314) 454-6018


  • BA, Washington University in Saint Louis2003
  • MD, University of Illinois at Chicago2009


  • Pediatrics Residency, Baylor College of Medicine2009 - 2012
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine2012 - 2015

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2012 - PresMO, Missouri Medical License
  • 2012 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 2017 - PresAmerican Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Honors and Awards

  • Ruth L Kirschstein National Research Service Award2013 - 2016

Recent Publications view all (7)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. JARID2 Functions as a Tumor Suppressor in Myeloid Neoplasms by Repressing Self-Renewal in Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells. Cancer Cell. 2018;34(5):741-756.e8. PMCID:PMC6237100  PMID:30423295 
  2. Granulomatous dermatitis secondary to vemurafenib in a child with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018. PMID:30216522 
  3. Dnmt3a regulates T-cell development and suppresses T-ALL transformation. Leukemia. 2017. PMID:28321121 
  4. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Using Reduced-Intensity Conditioning Is Successful in Children with Hematologic Cytopenias of Genetic Origin. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015;21(7):1321-5. doi:10.1016/j.bbmt.2015.03.019  PMID:25840334 
  5. Aggressive congenital juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia associated with somatic KRAS p.G13D mutation and concurrent germline IGF1R duplication. Leuk Lymphoma. 2015;56(4):1175-8. doi:10.3109/10428194.2014.953152  PMID:25110823 
  6. Enforced differentiation of Dnmt3a-null bone marrow leads to failure with c-Kit mutations driving leukemic transformation. Blood. 2015;125(4):619-28. doi:10.1182/blood-2014-08-594564  PMCID:PMC4304107  PMID:25416276 
  7. Clonal-level responses of functionally distinct hematopoietic stem cells to trophic factors. Exp Hematol. 2014;42(4):317-327.e2. doi:10.1016/j.exphem.2013.11.015  PMCID:PMC4004675  PMID:24373928 
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