Dr. Brigitte Nola Gomperts MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Brigitte Gomperts is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand and has been in practice for 14 years. She is one of 11 doctors at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and one of 22 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #38 in Pediatrics: Cancer

Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

Education & Medical Training

Washington University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1996–1999

Washington University
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1999–2002

University of the Witwatersrand
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Aldehyde dehydrogenase activity enriches for proximal airway epithelial basal stem cells and promotes their proliferation.
Hegab, A. E.,Ha, V. L.,Bisht, B.,Darmawan, D. O.,Ooi, A. T.,Zhang, K. X.,Paul, M. K.,Kim, Y. S.,Gilbert, J. L.,Attiga, Y. S.,Alva, J. A.,Nickerson, D. W.,Gomperts, B.

MicroRNA 4423 is a primate-specific regulator of airway epithelial cell differentiation and lung carcinogenesis.
Perdomo, C.,Campbell, J. D.,Gerrein, J.,Tellez, C. S.,Garrison, C. B.,Walser, T. C.,Drizik, E.,Si, H.,Gower, A. C.,Vick, J.,Anderlind, C.,Jackson, G. R.,Mankus, C.,Schembri, F.,O'Hara, C.,Gomperts, B. N.,Dubinett, S. M.,Hayden, P.,Belinsky, S. A.,Lenburg, M. E.,Spira, A.

Enriching the molecular definition of the airway "field of cancerization:" establishing new paradigms for the patient at risk for lung cancer.
Gomperts, B. N.,Walser, T. C.,Spira, A.,Dubinett, S. M.

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