Muhammad A. Mir
Muhammad A. Mir
Assistant Professor

Deapartment of Medicine
Penn State University


2003-04 Internship:  Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2004-07 Residency: Medicine, University at Buffalo, NY
2007-09 Fellowship: Hematology, University at Buffalo, NY
2013-14 Fellowship: Blood & Marrow Transplant, Mayo Clinic, MN



Hematology training at State University of New York in Buffalo.  Completed a Stem Cell Transplant Fellowship at Mayo Clinic. Joined Penn State University as Assistant Professor in 2014.


Research Interest

Alternate donor stem cell transplantation and immunotherapies for Lymphoid disorders


Professional Activities:

  1. J. Frederick Painton MD Award for “Excellence in Teaching” UB, 2007
  2. Govt. of Punjab Higher Education Scholarship for Outstanding Student
  3. Medal of Research National Physiological Society 1998
  4. Silver Medal of Distinction for District Education Board 1993
  5. Josephian’s Award for Valedictorian 1992



  1. Mir MA,  Prashant Kapoor, Shaji Kumar, Shivlal Pandey, Angela Dispenzieri, MD; Martha Q Lacy, David Dingli, William J Hogan, Francis Buadi, Suzanne Hayman, Manish Gandhi and Morie A Gertz Trends & Outcomes in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Myeloma at Mayo Clinic,  Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2015 Apr
  2. Talamo G, Mir MA, Pandey MK, Zhu J, Creer MH, Malysz J. Estimation of Daily Proteinuria in Patients with Amyloidosis by using the Protein-to-Creatinine Ratio in Random Urine Samples. Rare Tumors. 2015 Feb.
  3. Patel UH, Mir MA, Sivik JK, Raheja D, Pandey MK, Talamo G. Central Neurotoxicity of Immunomodulatory drugs in Multiple Myeloma. Hematol Rep 2015 Mar
  4. Talamo G, Dimaio C, Abbi KK, Pandey MK, Malysz J, Creer MH, Zhu J, Mir MA, Varlotto JM. Current Role of Radiation Therapy for Multiple Myeloma. Front Oncol 2015 Feb
  5. Mir MA, Kochuparambil S, Roshini A, Rodriguez V, Howard M, Hsu AP, Jackson AE, Holland and SM, Patnaik MM. Spectrum of Myeloid Neoplasms and Immune Deficiency associated with Germline GATA2 Mutations. Cancer Med 2015 Jan.
  6. Talamo G, Mir MA, Pandey MK, Sivik JK, and Raheja D. IgM MGUS        associated with anti-MAG neuropathy: a single institution experience. Ann Hematol. 2015 Jan
  7. Talamo G, Sivik J, Pandey MK, Mir MA. Bortezomib induced acute pancreatitis: Case report and review of literature. J Oncol Pharm Pract 2014. Dec 15
  8. Mir MA, Maurer MJ, Ziesmer SC, Slager SL, Habermann T, Macon WR, Link BK, Syrbu S, Witzig T, Friedberg JW, Press O, LeBlanc M, Cerhan JR, Novak A, Ansell S. Elevated  serum  levels of IL-2R, IL-1RA and CXCL9 are associated with a poor prognosis in follicular lymphoma. Blood. 2014, Nov 24.
  9. Mir MA, Patnaik MM, Herrmann J. Spontaneous Coronary Artery      Dissection during Hematopoietic Stem Cell Infusion. Blood 2013 Nov 7; 122 (19):3388-9.
  10. Mir MA, Grant J. Dysarthria and Thrombocytopenia after Tick Bite. Blood  October 10, 2013 vol. 122 no. 15 -2538
  11. Mir MA, Battiwalla M. Immune Deficits in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Recipients. Mycopathologia. 2009 Dec; 168(6):271-82. Epub 2009 Jan 21
  12. Mir MA. Weighing Available Evidence:  IVC Filters. Am J Med. 2008 Apr; 121(4):e5    
  13. Mir MA. Superior Vena Cava Filters: Hindsight, Insight and Foresight. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2008 Dec; 26(3):257-61. Epub 2007 Dec 27.
  14. Mir MA. Aortic Dissection- In Pursuit of a Serum Marker. Am J Emerg Med. 2008 Oct; 26(8):942-5.
  15. Khalil F, Mir MA, Venuto RC Mycophenolate Mofetil in the treatment of Retroperitoneal Fibrosis. Clin Rheumatol. 2008 May; 27(5):679-81. Epub 2008 Jan 8.
  16. Mir MA, Khalil F. Comment on:  Case 36-200; A 31-Year-Old Woman with Rash, Fever, and Hypotension. N Engl J Med. 2008 Mar 27; 358(13):1406.
  17. Mir MA, Sultan F. Meningococcal Injection Abscess. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: November 2008 - Volume 16 - Issue 6 - pp 401-402  
  18. Mir MA. Comment on JAMA. 2007 Dec 19; 298(23):2743-53. Computed Tomographic Pulmonary Angiography vs. Ventilation-Perfusion Lung Scanning in Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism. JAMA. 2008 Apr 9; 299(14):1664.


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