Nola Hylton, PhD
|Title||Professor in Residence|
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Department||Radiology and Biomedical Imaging|
|Address||1600 Divisadero St.|
San Francisco CA 94115
|Susan G. Komen for the Cure's||2010||Scientific Advisory Council |
Nola Hylton, PhD, is a Professor in Residence in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Director of the Magnetic Resonance Science Center, Director of the Breast Imaging Research Group, and Co-Director of the Breast Cancer Research Interest Group at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Hylton received her BS in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1979, and she obtained her PhD in Applied Physics from Stanford University, California in 1985.
The Breast Imaging Research Group, co-directed by Dr. Hylton is dedicated to advancing breast cancer testing imaging technologies. Dr. Hylton is an internationally known leader in the field of breast MRI for more than 20 years. She designs the UCSF protocols for MRI in breast cancer detection, diagnosis, and staging. She is among the first group of scholars named the Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Scientific Advisory Council.
Dr. Hylton has over 80 published research articles.
Breast cancer imaging, breast MRI
UCSF protocols for MRI in breast cancer detection, diagnosis and staging
Education and Training:
• Bachelor of Science: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge - Chemical Engineering
• Doctor of Philosophy: Stanford University, California - Applied Physics
UCSF protocols for MRI in breast cancer detection, diagnosis and staging.
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