Dr Igor Barani, MD

Dr. Igor Barani is an Associate Professor and Interim Chair in Radiation Oncology at the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI). He is a member of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at the BNI, a translational effort pioneering the use of phase 0/2 trials. Dr. Barani is currently an Executive Director of the BNI Artificial Intelligence Center exploring applications of this promising technology in healthcare. He was previously at UCSF on faculty for ten years specializing in the treatment of brain and spine tumours where he was active in the UCSF Brain Tumor Research Center. He also served as Vice-Chair for Clinical Research in the Radiation Oncology Department overseeing various clinical trials and translational research. From 2014-2017, Dr. Barani also served as a CEO of a medical deep learning start-up company that was named #14 by MIT Technology Review on a list of Top 50 Most Innovative Companies.