Valentina Pedoia, PhD, holds a double appointment as Associate Professor in the Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Department at UCSF and Leader of Image Analysis at the Altos Labs. She is a Computer Scientists by training with more than 15 years of experience in Biomedical Imaging. Her primary interest is in developing Computer Vision and Machine Learning algorithms to transform biomedical imaging into knowledge. Her research spans imaging scale and modalities: from understanding fundamental mechanistic phenomena with microscopy to in vivo Magnetic Resonance Imaging, with the common aim of exploring imaging biomarkers of aging. She has great interest in the clinical translation of novel technology, as such she is invested in making all imaging modalities more efficient and effective by boosting speed in acquisition and processing.