Anna Paulsson, MD

Anna Paulsson

Educational Background

Radiation Oncology Residency, University of California San Francisco (2014-2018)

Preliminary Medicine Internship, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (2013-2014)

M.D., Wake Forest University School of Medicine (2013)

B.S., Physiological Sciences, minor in French and Francophone studies, University of California, Los Angeles (2008)

Awards & Fellowships

UCSF and SFGH Patient Care Fund Grant

Mount Zion Health Fund Research Travel Award

President, Wake Forest University School of Medicine Class of 2013

Executive Director, DEAC Student-Run Free Clinic at Wake Forest School of Medicine

Selected Publications and Abstracts

Paulsson AK, Braunstein S, Phillips J, Theodosopoulos PV, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Ma L. Patient-specific fetal dose determination for multi-target Gamma Knife radiosurgery: computational model and case report. In revision.

Paulsson AK, Yom SS, Anwar M, Pinnaduwage D, Sudhyadhom A, Gottschalk AR, Chang AJ, Descovich M. Respiration-induced intra-organ deformation of the liver. Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment. 2017 Jan: 1-7.

Zhang J, Yu H, Qian X, Liu K, Tan H, Yang T, Wang M, Li KC, Chan MD, Debinski W, Paulsson A, Wang G, Zhou X. Pseudo progression identification of glioblastoma with dictionary learning. Comput Biol Med. 2016 Jun; 73: 94-101.

Randolf DM, McTyre ER, Paulsson AK, Holmes JA, Hinson WH, Lesser GJ, Strowd R, Lo HW, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Chan MD. Impact of Timing of Radiotherapy in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 2016 Dec; 151: 73-8.

Holmes JA, Paulsson AK, Miller LD, Liu W, Xu J, Hinson WH, Lesser GJ, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Chan MD. Genomic Predictors of patterns of progression in glioblastoma and possible influences on radiation field design. J Neurooncol. 2015 Sep; 124(3):447-53.

Paulsson AK, Holmes JA, Peiffer AM, Miller LD, Xu J, Hinson WH, Lesser GJ, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Chan MD. Comparison of Clinical Outcomes and Genomic Signatures Between Single Focus and Multifocal Glioblastoma. J Neuro Oncology. 2014 Jul.

Paulsson AK, McMullen KP, Peiffer AM, Hinson WH, Kearns WT, Johnson AJ, Lesser GJ, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Shaw EG, Chan MD. Limited margins using modern radiotherapy techniques does not increase marginal failure rate of glioblastoma. Am J ClinOncol. 2012 Dec 1.

Franklin S, Zhang MJ, Chen H, Paulsson AK, Mitchell-Jordan SA, Li Y, Ping P, Vondriska TM. Specialized compartments of cardiac nuclei exhibit distinct proteomic anatomy. Mol Cell Proteomics.2011 Jan; 10(1): M110.000703.

Paulsson AK, Franklin S,Mitchell-Jordan SA, Rex S, Wang Y, Vondriska TM. Posttranslational regulation of calsarcin-1 during pressure overload-induced hypertrophy. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2010 Jun; 48 (6): 1206-14.

Whitlow CT, Chan MD, Wagner JS, Sauer RN, Lesser GJ, Bennett MB, Tatter SB, Ellis TL, Paulsson AK, Johnson AJ.Glioblastoma multiforme progression or treatment-related pseudoprogression? A direct comparison of common MRI diffusion and perfusion sequences at the neuroradiology clinical workstation. American Society of Neuroradiology Annual Meeting, 2012.

Book Chapters:
Haas-Kogan D, Paulsson A, Garcia M, Solomon D. Low Grade Gliomas. In Pediatric Central Nervous System Tumors, Eds. Haas-Kogan D, Smith F, Racadio J, Reaman G, Springer-Verlag, Publishers, In press.

Paulsson A, Yuen F, Gottschalk A. Sarcoma. In: Fowble B, Yom SS, Yuen F, Arron S, editors. Skin Care in Radiation Oncology. New York: Springer International Publishing; 2016.

Paulsson A, Sherertz T, Park C. Breast Cancer. In: Hansen EK, Roach M, editors. Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology, 3rd edition. In press.

Paulsson A and Garsa A. Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. In: Hansen EK, Roach M, editors. Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology, 3rd edition. In press