Pablo is originally from Central America, and moved to the USA to pursue his training as a physician scientist. He received his MD from Dartmouth Medical School, and his PhD from Thayer School of Engineering at the combined MD/PhD program at Dartmouth College . His research was in developing optical imaging technologies for neurosurgical guidance in the laboratory of Drs. David Roberts and Keith Paulsen. He then went on to become a Neurosurgical resident at the Harvard Medical School Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s/Boston Children’s Hospitals, working on imaging technologies for improving our understanding and treatment of gliomas.