Brian Na, MD

Brian Na, MD

Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology





Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2021


MD, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 2015
AB, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2009


Pediatrics, Case Western/Rainbow Babies, Cleveland, OH, 2018

Board Certifications

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2023
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2018

Contact Information

Scientific Interests

Dr. Na is a Health Sciences Clinical Instructor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the Director of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology and Neural Tumors Program at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. Inspired by his patients and families, he decided to pursue a Ph.D. in Molecular and Medical Pharmacology. Dr. Marco Giovannini, Professor-in-Residence, Department of Head and Neck Surgery and internationally recognized for his work in cancer predisposition syndromes, serves as his primary mentor, where Dr. Na is seeking to elucidate the genetic underpinnings of neural tumors.

Highlighted Publications

Peeters SM, Muftuoglu Y, Na B, Daniels DJ, Wang AC. Pediatric Gliomas: Molecular Landscape and Emerging Targets. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2021 Apr;32(2):181-190. doi:10.1016/ Epub 2021 Feb 18. (PMC ID: 33781501)