Degree(s): Chemical Engineering, Applied Physics
Undergraduate Institution: MIT
Graduate Institution: Stanford University
Photo Credit: University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Nola Hylton is an imaging scientist, breast cancer researcher, and professor-in-residence in the Department of Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco. She pioneered the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) for the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer, and has been a leading international expert in breast cancer research for over 20 years. Her work includes a multidisciplinary team of radiologists, surgeons, oncologists, basic science researchers and advocates who are dedicated to developing imaging-based biomarkers that can be used in combination with clinical and molecular information to individualize treatment strategies.