Bio


Esther Nie MD, PhD is completing her adult neurology residency training with a special focus on neuroimmuno-oncology. Clinical interests include neurological presentations of CAR-T neurotoxicity, BITE therapies, and CNS/PNS demyelinating diseases. Research interests: microglial response in CAR-T therapy, steroid effects on the CAR-T/neurological outcomes, and enhancing repair after brain injury.

Clinical Focus


  • Neuroimmunology
  • Residency

Professional Education


  • M.D., UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Medicine (2018)
  • Ph.D., UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Neuroscience (2016)
  • B.S., Yale University, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry (2009)