Liane Abrams CGC, MS

Genetic counselor, specialist in hereditary cancer
UCSF Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program


Liane Abrams is a licensed certified genetic counselor with the Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program. She specializes in genetic counseling for inherited cancer syndromes but also has extensive experience in pediatric genetics, with a special interest in fragile X-associated disorders. She was previously a genetic counselor at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and a genetic specialist at the National Fragile X Foundation.

Abrams completed her master's degree in genetic counseling at the University of California, Berkeley. She is an adjunct professor in the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program at California State University, Stanislaus.

Specializes in:

Breast cancer

Hereditary cancer syndromes

Colorectal cancer



UC Berkeley, MS, Genetic Counseling, 1985

San Jose State University, BS, Molecular Biology


Genetic Counselor, American Board of Genetic Counseling