Caterina Giannini, M.D., Ph.D., recognized for Meritorious Contributions to Neuropathology


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Mayo Clinic neuropathologist Caterina Giannini, M.D., Ph.D., received the American Association of Neuropathologists’ (AANP) award for Meritorious Contributions to Neuropathology during the AANP’s 98th annual meeting in Bonita Springs, Florida, in June.

The AANP’s Award for Meritorious Contributions to Neuropathology recognizes AANP members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in neuropathology. Each recipient is nominated by the president of AANP in conjunction with the organization’s nominating committee.

Caterina Giannini, M.D., Ph.D.,

Dr. Giannini is a professor of Pathology and Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic. Since 2019, she has also served as a professor of Pathology at the University of Bologna in Italy. Her research interests focus primarily in neurooncology and the treatment of diffuse gliomas as well as other primary central and peripheral nervous system tumors. She moderates the American Association of Neuropathologists Diagnostic Slide Session, a forum for neuropathologists dedicated to the presentation and discussion of challenging cases of diagnostic relevance, and is also editor of the Under Your Microscope/Case Image series, a section of Brain Pathology, the official journal of the International Society of Neuropathology.

Cory Pedersen (@cpedersen)

Cory Pedersen

Cory Pedersen is a communications specialist for Mayo Clinic Laboratories. He began working for Mayo Clinic in 2009.