Dr. Daniela Bota, UCI Health neuro-oncologist

Daniela A. Bota, MD, PhD


Neuro-Oncology, Neurology

Clinical Interests

Brain tumors, Clinical trials, Comprehensive treatment of brain tumor patients, Translational research in malignant gliomas

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  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
  • English
  • Romanian
Medical School
Carol Davila University
University of Kansas Medical CenterMedicine
University of Kansas Medical CenterNeurology
Duke University School of MedicineNeuro-Oncology
Grad School
University of Southern California — PhD, Molecular biology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Dean, Clinical Research — UCI School of Medicine 
  • Associate Professor — Department of Neurology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Vice Chair, Academic Affairs — Department of Neurology
  • Co-director — UCI Health Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program
  • Co-director — UCLA-UCI Alpha Stem Cell Clinic
  • Clinical Director — Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center
  • Program Director — United Council for Neurological Specialties neuro-oncology fellowship
Awards and Recognition
  • Southern California Rising Star™ 2015, Neurology — SuperDoctors® edition of Los Angeles magazine
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award — 2006-2007
  • American Federation of Aging Research Glenn/AFAR Fellowship — 2001
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2017-2019
More Information

Dr. Daniela A. Bota is a UCI Health neuro-oncologist who specializes in the treatment of primary and metastatic brain and spinal cord tumors, as well as in the neurological complications of cancers.

Bota is co-director of the UCI Health Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program and is a lead investigator on several clinical trials, including novel treatments using brain tumor vaccines and the use of electrical fields to inhibit the growth of gliomas.

Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Brain Metastasis, Treatment
  • Brain Tumor Patients, Management of Medical Emergencies
  • Glioma (Low-Grade), Modern Treatment
  • Gliomas (Malignant), Modern Treatment
  • Meningioma, New Approaches for Treatment
  • Neurological Complications from Cancer

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