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Ashley Margol, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Pediatrics
CHLA 4650 W. Sunset Blvd. Off Campus Los Angeles

Overview

Ashley Margol, MD is originally from Jacksonville, Florida, where she and completed her undergraduate training at the University of Florida where she majored in zoology. She moved to Los Angeles to attend medical school at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. She did her pediatric residency at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California after which she was honored to spend a fourth year as chief resident. Ashley recently completed her pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and is currently spending an additional year at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles training in pediatric neuro-oncology. Her research is examining the presence and role of inflammation in pediatric medulloblastoma, and she will complete her Masters of Science in Clinical, Biomedical and Translational Research this fall.

Publications

Lafay-Cousin L, Smith A, Chi SN, Wells E, Madden J, Margol A, Ramaswamy V, Finlay J, Taylor MD, Dhall G, Strother D, Kieran MW, Foreman NK, Packer RJ, Bouffet E. Clinical, Pathological, and Molecular Characterization of Infant Medulloblastomas Treated with Sequential High-Dose Chemotherapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Sep; 63(9):1527-34. View in: PubMed

Blüml S, Margol AS, Sposto R, Kennedy RJ, Robison NJ, Vali M, Hung LT, Muthugounder S, Finlay JL, Erdreich-Epstein A, Gilles FH, Judkins AR, Krieger MD, Dhall G, Nelson MD, Asgharzadeh S. Molecular subgroups of medulloblastoma identification using noninvasive magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Jan; 18(1):126-31. View in: PubMed

Neely M, Margol A, Fu X, van Guilder M, Bayard D, Schumitzky A, Orbach R, Liu S, Louie S, Hope W. Achieving target voriconazole concentrations more accurately in children and adolescents. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Jun; 59(6):3090-7. View in: PubMed

Margol AS, Robison NJ, Gnanachandran J, Hung LT, Kennedy RJ, Vali M, Dhall G, Finlay JL, Erdreich-Epstein A, Krieger MD, Drissi R, Fouladi M, Gilles FH, Judkins AR, Sposto R, Asgharzadeh S. Tumor-Associated Macrophages in SHH Subgroup of Medulloblastomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Mar 15; 21(6):1457-65. View in: PubMed

Xu J, Margol A, Asgharzadeh S, Erdreich-Epstein A. Pediatric brain tumor cell lines. J Cell Biochem. 2015 Feb; 116(2):218-24. View in: PubMed

Xu J, Margol AS, Shukla A, Ren X, Finlay JL, Krieger MD, Gilles FH, Couch FJ, Aziz M, Fung ET, Asgharzadeh S, Barrett MT, Erdreich-Epstein A. Disseminated Medulloblastoma in a Child with Germline BRCA2 6174delT Mutation and without Fanconi Anemia. Front Oncol. 2015; 5:191. View in: PubMed

Margol AS, Judkins AR. Pathology and diagnosis of SMARCB1-deficient tumors. Cancer Genet. 2014 Sep; 207(9):358-64. View in: PubMed

Erdreich-Epstein A, Robison N, Ren X, Zhou H, Xu J, Davidson TB, Schur M, Gilles FH, Ji L, Malvar J, Shackleford GM, Margol AS, Krieger MD, Judkins AR, Jones DT, Pfister SM, Kool M, Sposto R, Asgharazadeh S. PID1 (NYGGF4), a New Growth-Inhibitory Gene in Embryonal Brain Tumors and Gliomas. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Feb 15; 20(4):827-36. View in: PubMed

Liu D, Song L, Brawley VS, Robison N, Wei J, Gao X, Tian G, Margol A, Ahmed N, Asgharzadeh S, Metelitsa LS. Medulloblastoma expresses CD1d and can be targeted for immunotherapy with NKT cells. Clin Immunol. 2013 Oct; 149(1):55-64. View in: PubMed

Neely M, Decosterd L, Fayet A, Lee JS, Margol A, Kanani M, di Iulio J, von Schoen-Angerer T, Jelliffe R, Calmy A. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenomics of once-daily raltegravir and atazanavir in healthy volunteers. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010 Nov; 54(11):4619-25. View in: PubMed

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