Jennie Taylor, MD, MPH


Dr. Jennie Taylor specializes in caring for adults with primary brain tumors, or tumors that start in the brain. As a member of the UCSF Brain Tumor Research Center, she is involved in the development and execution of new treatment strategies, innovative imaging techniques, and comprehensive molecular profiling to improve outcomes for patients with brain tumors.

Taylor's research interests include analyzing molecular and imaging markers of resistance to current standard treatment for brain tumors. She is also focused on improving quality of life for patients with primary brain tumors, as well as their caregivers.

Taylor earned a medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, followed by an internship in medicine and a residency in neurology at the University of Virginia. She completed a fellowship in neuro-oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston while earning a master's degree in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Taylor is an assistant professor of neurology and neurological surgery at UCSF School of Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Society for Neuro-Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.


Brain Tumor Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2966
Fax: (415) 353-2167

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

More about Jennie Taylor


University of Kentucky College of Medicine 2007


University of Virginia Medical Center, Neurology 2011


Massachusetts General Hospital, Neuro-Oncology 2012