Linda Ming-Huei Liau

Linda M Liau

Department Chair, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, University of California Los Angeles

Professor, Neurosurgery, University of California Los Angeles

Professor, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California Los Angeles


Mailing Address:
BOX 951761, 3357 Gonda Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Work Address:
300 Stein Plaza
CAMPUS - 690118
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Linda Liau, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., holds the W. Eugene Stern Chair in Neurosurgery.


Member, Brain Research Institute, CTSI, Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis GPB Home Area, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area, Molecular Pharmacology GPB Home Area, Neuroscience GPB Home Area, Tumor Immunology Program at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC)


Dr. Linda M. Liau is a neurosurgeon and Professor of Neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is Vice Chair of the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery and Director of the UCLA Brain Tumor Program at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Liau received her B.S. degree in Biochemistry and B.A. degree in Political Science, both with honors, from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island in 1987. She then received her M.D. degree from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California in 1991, and a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Neuroscience from UCLA in Los Angeles, California in 1999. After completing her residency and fellowship training in neurosurgery at UCLA, she joined the faculty at the UCLA School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in 1998. She was granted tenure at UCLA in 2003 and was promoted to Associate Professor of Neurosurgery. She is currently a full Professor and board-certified neurosurgeon with both an active research laboratory and a busy clinical practice in the field of brain tumors and neurosurgical oncology.