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James M. Powers, M.D.

James M. Powers, M.D.

About Me

Former Director of the Neuropathology service, Dr. Powers received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Meritorious Contributions to Neuropathology from the American Association of Neuropathologists. This is in recognition of a stellar record of academic accomplishment and service to the community of ...
Former Director of the Neuropathology service, Dr. Powers received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Meritorious Contributions to Neuropathology from the American Association of Neuropathologists. This is in recognition of a stellar record of academic accomplishment and service to the community of families of patients with leukodystrophy.

Certified Specialties

Neuropathology - American Board of Pathology

Pathology - Anatomic - American Board of Pathology

Faculty Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD)

Credentials

Education

MD | Medical Univ of South Carolina. Medicine. 1969

BS | Manhattan College. Biology. 1965

Awards

Commendation for Teaching, University of Rochester - Strong Memorial Hospital 2005

Saul Korey Lecturer, AANP, Cleveland, Ohio 2004

Eric A. Schenk Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Pathology - Strong Memorial Hospital 2004

Distinguished Alumnus, Manhattan College 2003

Commendation for Teaching, University of Rochester - Strong Memorial Hospital 2000

Commendation for Teaching, University of Rochester - Strong Memorial Hospital 1999

Nominee for Golden Apple Award, Medical University of South Carolina 1987 - 1988

Moore Award* (AANP)
*Award for best clinico-pathologic paper presented at annual meeting of American Association of Neuropathologists
1981

Moore Award* (AANP)
*Award for best clinico-pathologic paper presented at annual meeting of American Association of Neuropathologists
1977

Moore Award* (AANP)
*Award for best clinico-pathologic paper presented at annual meeting of American Association of Neuropathologists
1976

Moore Award* (AANP)
*Award for best clinico-pathologic paper presented at annual meeting of American Association of Neuropathologists
1975

Research

Dr. Powers' research interests include adrenoleukodystrophy, diseases of myelin, dementia (especially Alzheimer's senile and pre-senile), and neuronal migration defects and peroxisomal diseases.

Publications

Journal Articles

Malignant solitary fibrous tumor: report of 3 cases with unusual features.

Hu Y, Mahar TJ, Hicks DG, Raymond D, Jones C, Wandtke JC, Powers JM, Xu H

Applied immunohistochemistry & molecular morphology : AIMM. 2009 October 17 (5):451-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

A comparative morphologic analysis of adult onset leukodystrophy with neuroaxonal spheroids and pigmented glia--a role for oxidative damage.

Ali ZS, Van Der Voorn JP, Powers JM

Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology.. 2007 July 66 (7):660-72. Epub 1900 01 01.

CXC chemokine ligand 13 plays a role in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

Bagaeva LV, Rao P, Powers JM, Segal BM

The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists.. 2006 June 15176 (12):7676-85. Epub 1900 01 01.

Adreno-leukodystrophy: oxidative stress of mice and men.

Powers JM, Pei Z, Heinzer AK, Deering R, Moser AB, Moser HW, Watkins PA, Smith KD

Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology.. 2005 December 64 (12):1067-79. Epub 1900 01 01.

Demyelination in peroxisomal diseases.

Powers JM

Journal of the neurological sciences.. 2005 February 15228 (2):206-7. Epub 12/02/2004.

Adreno-leukodystrophy: a personal historical note.

Powers JM

Acta neuropathologica.. 2005 January 109 (1):124-7. Epub 01/13/2005.

Tacrolimus leukoencephalopathy: a neuropathologic confirmation.

Lavigne CM, Shrier DA, Ketkar M, Powers JM

Neurology.. 2004 September 2863 (6):1132-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

The life and death of oligodendrocytes in vanishing white matter disease.

Van Haren K, van der Voorn JP, Peterson DR, van der Knaap MS, Powers JM

Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology.. 2004 June 63 (6):618-30. Epub 1900 01 01.

Characterization of cortical secretory vesicles from the sea urchin egg.

Decker SJ, Kinsey WH

Developmental biology.. 1983 March 96 (1):37-45. Epub 1900 01 01.