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Research Interests

Dr. Zinner’s work and research interests include:

  • Developing neoadjuvant and induction chemo-immune and molecularly targeted therapy regimens in surgery and radiation in the treatment of lung and head and neck cancer patients to reduce long-term morbidity and increase overall survival.
  • Working toward the development of a KRAS program in lung cancer, which Kentucky and the region are especially well-placed to lead nationally. 
  • Increasing the odds of long-term survival and well-being in newly diagnosed and recurrent advanced stage lung and head and neck cancer using novel combinations of existing or newer therapeutics.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Post Doctoral Fellow, University Of Texas Health Science Center


Residency, Thomas Jefferson University


Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown University


Bachelor of Arts, University Of California - Berkeley



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