Area of interest: Stereotaxis, radioprotection, CNS tumors, and non-oncologic radiotherapy
Radiation Oncology Residency, University of California San Francisco (2011-2015)
Preliminary Internal Medicine Internship, St. Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco (2010-2011)
Preliminary resident, University of California San Francisco (2009-2010)
M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis (2005-2009)
B.S. Biology & Chemistry, Earlham College, Richmond (2000-2004)
Awards & Honors
Cancer Division. Citrate in Pediatric CNS Tumors. Poster presentation at International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Berlin, Germany (2007)
CHLA Summer Oncology Research Fellowship, USC-Keck School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (2006)
Evansville Surgical Scholarship, Indiana University School of Medicine (2005 - 2007)
College Honors, Earlham College (2004)
Organic Chemistry Internship/ACS Petroleum grant, Earlham College (2004)
Ford – Knight Research Internship in Biochemistry, Earlham College (2003)
Organic Chemistry Internship/ACS Petroleum grant, Earlham College (2003)
Selected Publications and Abstracts
Seymour, Z.A., Finlay J.L., Panigrahy A., Nelson M.D., and Blüml, S.Citrate in Pediatric CNS Tumors? American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2008; 29: 1006-11, 2008.
Akard, W., Tubbs, R.S., Seymour, Z.A., Hitselberger, W.E., Cohen-Gadol, A.A. Evolution of techniques for the resection of vestibular schwannomas: from saving life to saving function. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2009 Apr:110(4):642-7, 2009.
Gunderman, R.B. and Seymour, Z.A. Harvey Cushing: Pioneer in Neurosurgery and Neuroimaging. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2010 Feb;194(2):296-298, 2010.
Seymour, Z.A and Cohen-Gadol, A.A. Trials and Tribulations with Intracranial Brachytherapy: Cushing’s Lost Cases of Radium Brachytherapy for Gliomas. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2010 Jul;113(1):141-148, 2010.
Kano H., Iqbal F.O., Sheehan J., Mathieu D., Seymour Z.A., Niranjan A., Flickinger J.C., Kondziolka D., Pollock B.E., Rosseau G., Sneed P.K., McDermott M.W., Lunsford LD. Neurosurgery. 2011:Epub ahead of publication, 2011.
Seymour, Z.A. Radiosurgery for Brain Metastasis. Grand Rounds presentation, St. Mary Medical Center, San Francisco, California, January 2011.
McDermott, M.W., Seymour, Z.A., and Sneed, P.K. Volume-staged radiosurgery for large AVMs: long term results and a change in protocol. 15th International Meeting Leksell Gamma Knife Society, May 2010, Athens, Greece (oral presentation, abstract VA-151).
Kano H., Lunsford D., Pollock B., Sheehan J., Mathieu D., Rosseau G., Seymour Z.A., Sneed P., McDermott M., Kondziolka D. Gamma Knife radiosurgery for chordomas: a retrospective outcome analysis by the North American Gamma Knife Consortium. 15th International Meeting of the Leksell Gamma Knife Society, May 2010, Athens, Greece (oral presentation, abstract BE-330)
Seymour, Z.A., Spencer, D., and Cohen-Gadol, A.A. Faces of Neurologic Disease. Grand Rounds presentation at Oregon Health and Science University, Neurosurgical Grand Rounds, July 2008, Portland, Oregon.
Seymour, Z.A., Finlay J.L., Panigrahy A., Nelson M.D., and Blüml, S.Citrate in Pediatric CNS Tumors. Poster presentation at International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Berlin, Germany.
Seymour, Z.A. and Stocksdale, M. Ring Expansions and Contractions via the Mitsunobu Reaction. Poster presentation at American Chemical Society, National Spring Meeting, Anaheim, CA.