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Dr. Pascal Zinn Awarded Caroline Ross Endowed Fellowship

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January 2019: Pascal Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. was awarded the 2018 Caroline Ross Endowed Fellowship from The Brain Tumor Research Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Zinn is a neurosurgery chief resident at Baylor College of Medicine and a postdoctoral fellow in cancer biology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, where under the mentorship of Dr. Ronald DePinho, he is working on co-clinical cancer models including a personalized human cerebral organoid cancer model to study glioblastoma.

The Caroline Ross Endowed Fellowship award supports and develops the next generation of brain tumor researchers. Since 2010, the award has been given annually to a select group of trainees who show excellence in brain tumor research.

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Dr. Pascal Zinn Receives Two 2018 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting Awards

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June 2018: Dr. Pascal Zinn has received the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Resident Award for his abstract entitled “Towards the Co-clinical Glioblastoma Treatment Paradigm – Radiomic Machine Learning Identifies Glioblastoma Gene Expression in Patients and Corresponding Xenograft Tumor Models.”

In addition, he has been awarded the Rosenblum-Mahaley Award for his abstract “Radiomic Machine Learning Algorithms Discriminate Pseudo-Progression from True Progression in Glioblastoma Patients: A Multi-Institutional Study.”

He presented his research Oct. 8 and 9 at the 2018 CNS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas.