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Ashley Margol, MD, MS

Director Brain Tumor Center
Director Neuro-Oncology Program
Director Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program
Attending Physician, Cancer and Blood Disease Institute
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Clinical Interests

Malignant Brain Tumors, Precision Medicine


Medical School

Keck School of Medicine/USC, MD; USC, Clinical, Biomedical and Translational Investigations, MS


Los Angeles County/University of Southern California: Pediatrics


Los Angeles County/University of Southern California: Pediatrics

Chief Residency: Los Angeles County/University of Southern California: Pediatrics


Neuro-Oncology Fellowship, Children's Hospital Los Angeles



Pediatrics 2010 and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 2015, American Board of Pediatrics 

Professional Memberships

Children’s Oncology Group

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Society for Neuro-oncology

American Association for Cancer Research

International Society of Pediatric Oncology


Jingying Xu, Ashley S. Margol,Shahab Asgharzadeh, Anat Erdreich-Epstein. Pediatric Brain Tumor Cell Lines, Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2015; Volume 116(2):218-24

Ashley S. Margol, Janahan Gnanachandran, Nathan Robison, Long hung, Rebekah Kennedy, Marzieh Vali, Girish Dhall, Jonathan Finlay, Anat Erdreich-Epstein, Mark Krieger, Kathleen Dorris, Maryam Fouladi, Floyd Gilles, Alexander Judkins, Richard Sposto, Shahab Asgharzadeh. Significance of  Tumor Associated Macrophages in Medulloblastomas. Clinical Cancer Research, 2015; Volume 21(6): 1457-65

Ashley S. Margol and Alexander R. Judkins, Pathology and diagnosis of SMARCB1 deficient tumors.  Cancer Genetics, 2014; Volume 207(9): 358-364

Michael Neely, Ashley S. Margol, Xiaowei Fu, Michael van Guilder, David Bayard, Alan Schumitzky, Siyu Liu, Stan Louie, William Hope, Achieving target voriconazole concentrations more accurately in children and  adolescents.  Accepted for publication—Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Stefan Bluml* and Ashley S. Margol*, Richard Sposto, Rebekah J. Kennedy, Nathan J Robison, Marzieh Vali, Long T. Hung, Sakunthala Muthugounder, Jonathan L. Finlay, Anat Erdreich-Epstein, Floyd H. Gilles, Alexander R. Judkins, Mark D. Krieger, Girish Dhall, Marvin D. Nelson, Shahab Asgharzadeh.  Molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma identification using non-invasive magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Accepted for publication in Neuro-Oncology


AT/RT, medulloblastoma, low grade glioma