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Annette Molinaro, PhD, is a principal investigator in the Brain Tumor Research Center at University of California San Francisco and the co-director of the Clinical and Biostatistics Core for the newly founded UCSF Brain P01.

Her research interest and expertise are focused on developing and implementing statistical and machine learning methods in cancer research, spanning basic research, translational, and clinical studies. In her current roles as the Director of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics for the UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery and Biostatistics Core Director for both the Adult Brain SPORE and Program Project, Dr. Molinaro advises study design and modeling, and analyzes data from all UCSF Brain Tumor Center projects in imaging, genetics, genomics, epidemiology and immunology. She is the co-PI of the Brain SPORE Project 1 to develop immune profile markers for risk prediction in glioblastoma patients and the co-PI of the Program Project Project 1 to use machine learning and AI to develop spatial maps of risk from anatomical, physiological, and metabolic images.