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Director, Neuroblastoma Program

Associate Director, Oncology Clinical Research

Associate Director, Safety and Compliance

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Board Certified

My Biography & Research


Brian Weiss is a professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center where he specializes in benign tumors in patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) and directs the Neuroblastoma Program. In addition to serving as associate director of clinical research for Oncology and associate director for Safety and Compliance, Dr. Weiss has spearheaded efforts to reduce chemotherapy errors and leads national trials in high risk neuroblastoma, targeted radiotherapy, and targeted drugs for NF1 associated plexiform neurofibromas.

Clinical Interests

Targeted agents for neurofibromatosis type 1-related plexiform neurofibromas and other solid tumors; new therapies for high-risk neuroblastoma, including 131I-MIBG treatment and other new approaches to targeting and killing neuroblastoma cells.

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Cancer Blood Disease Institute, Kidney Tumor Clinic, Neuroblastoma, Neurofibromatosis Program, Oncology, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute, Rasopathy

My Locations

My Education

MD: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, 1993.

Residency and Chief Residency: Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1993-1997.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1997-2000.

Certification: National Medical Board; Pediatrics;1996, 2002; Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2000, 2007.