UCSF pediatric neuro-oncologist Sabine Mueller, MD, PhD

Sabine Mueller, MD, PhD

Pediatric Neuro-oncologist

Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

Specialties: Pediatric brain tumors, including therapeutic studies and late effect studies

Dr. Mueller is a pediatric neuro-oncologist who specializes in caring for children with brain tumors and related genetic syndromes. In addition to clinical care, Dr. Mueller has extensive experience in clinical research methodology, and is involved in numerous clinical trials.

She is a co-founder and project leader of the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium, which is a network of children's hospitals focused on clinical trials of personalized medicine – therapies that are specific to the biology of each patient’s tumor.



Education and Training

1995: MS, University of Hamburg, Germany
2003: MD/PhD, University of Hamburg
2005: Internship, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
2006: Residency in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
2008: Chief Resident, Department of Neurology, UCSF
2009: Clinical Fellow, Child Neurology, UCSF
2010: Clinical Fellow, Neuro-Oncology, UCSF

Academic Positions

2010-Present: Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurosurgery, UCSF
2011-Present: UCSF Director Multi-Disciplinary Brain Tumor Clinic
2012-2015: Co-Project Leader Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC)
2013-Present: UCSF Director of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Center, Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
2015-Present: Project Leader PNOC
2017-Present: Associate Division Chief, Child Neurology

Selected Awards

2011: BRAIN SPORE Career Development Award
2012: Hellman Family Research Fellow
2012: University of California Cancer Coordinating Committee Award
2013: Award Winning Abstract Annual Meeting of the Society of Neuro-Oncology
2014: Nominee of UCSF Medical Center's Exceptional Physician Award
2017: UCSF Pediatric Fellow Mentorship Award
2017: UCSF Medical Center Exceptional Physician Award