Brigitte N Gomperts

Professor, Pediatrics, University of California Los Angeles

Professor, Medicine, University of California Los Angeles

(310) 825-6708

200 UCLA Medical Plaza
Ste 265
Los Angeles, CA 90095 BOX 951752, A2-410 MDCC
Los Angeles, CA 90095


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Director, Histiocytosis Center
Member, CTSI, Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Child Health Research, Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research, I3T Theme, JCCC Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Program Area, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


A member of the UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Gomperts is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pulmonary Medicine. She joined the UCLA faculty in 2003 after completing a pediatric residency and pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She earned her medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Gomperts is also affiliated with the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research and the Molecular Biology Institute. She’s a member of the American Thoracic Society, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the International Society for Stem Cell Research.

Gomperts work is funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Department of Defense, American Thoracic Society, Concern Foundation and Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program.

She is currently co-director of the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Stem Cell and Biology Program.