Mariko D. DeWire, MD

Member, Division of Oncology

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-8790

Fax 513-636-3549


Mariko D. DeWire, MD, completed her graduate medical training at the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University, residency training in pediatrics at Lebonheur Children's Medical Center, and pediatric hematology/oncology training at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, with a focus on pediatric neuro-oncology.

Dr. DeWire's clinical and academic interests pertain to children and families affected by central nervous system tumors. She is a member of the Central Nervous System (Brain Tumor) Committee in the Children's Oncology Group (COG) as well as the Cincinnati Children's co-principal investigator for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC).

MD: Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of Tennessee College of Medicine.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Tennessee College of Medicine and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Gass D, DeWire M, Chow L, Rose SR, Lawson S, Stevenson C, Pai AL, Jones B, Sutton M, Lane A, Pruitt D, Fouladi M, Hummel TR. Pediatric tectal plate gliomas: a review of clinical outcomes, endocrinopathies, and neuropsychological sequelae. J Neurooncol. 2015 Jan 13.

Salloum R, DeWire M, Lane A, Goldman S, Hummel T, Chow L, Miles L, Sutton M, Stevenson C, Fouladi M, Leach J. Patterns of Progression in Pediatric Patients with high-grade glioma or diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma treated with Bevacizumab-based therapy at diagnosis. J Neurooncol. 2014 Nov 30.

DeWire M, Beltran C, Boop FA, Helton KJ, Ellison DW, McKinnon PJ, Gajjar A, Pai Panandiker A. Radiation therapy and adjuvant chemotherapy in a patient with a high grade glioma and underlying DNA damage repair defect. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jun 11.

Van Poppel M, Klimo P, DeWire M, Sanford R, Boop F, Broniscer A, Wright K, Gajjar A. Resection of Infantile Brain Tumors after neoadjuvant chemotherapy: The St. Jude Experience. J Neurosurg Pediatrics. 2011 Sept;8:251-256.

Johnson R, Wright K, Poppleton H, Murugesan M, Finkelstein D, Rand V, Leary S, White E, Eden C, Hogg T, Pounds S, Northcott P, Mack S, Neale G, Coyle B, Atkinson J, DeWire M, Gillespie Y, Allen J, Boop FA, Sanford RA, Gajjar A, Ellison DW, Taylor MD, Grundy R, Gilbertson RJ. Cross-species genomics matches driver mutations and cell compartments to model ependymoma. Nature. 2010 July;466(7306):632-636.

DeWire M, Ellison D, McKinnon P, Patay Z, Sanders R, Gajjar A. Fanconi Anemia and Bi-allelic BRCA2 mutation diagnosed in a young child with an Embryonal CNS tumor. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2009 Dec;53(6):1140-1142.