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Jennie Taylor



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 developing new treatment strategies, innovative imaging techniques and comprehensive tumor analyses, with the goal of improving outcomes for patients with brain tumors.

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

Taylor earned her medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. She completed 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 while earning a master's degree in public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Taylor is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, Society for Neuro-Oncology and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

  • Education

    University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2007

  • Residencies

    University of Virginia Medical Center, Neurology, 2011

  • Fellowships

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Neuro-Oncology, 2012

  • Board Certifications

    Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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    "It's a privilege to hold hands with a patient and their families during difficult times."