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James M. Powers, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-3201

Fax: (585) 273-1027

Biography

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.

Research

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

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Anatomic Pathology - American Board of Pathology
  • Neuropathology - American Board of Pathology

Education

1965
BS | Manhattan College
Biology

1969
MD | Medical Univ of South Carolina
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

1969 - 1971
Residency in Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical at Medical University of South Carolina College of Me

1971 - 1973
Residency in Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical: Neuropathology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva Uni

Awards

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

2004
Saul Korey Lecturer, AANP, Cleveland, Ohio

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

2003
Distinguished Alumnus, Manhattan College

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

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

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

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

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/2009
Hu Y, Mahar TJ, Hicks DG, Raymond D, Jones C, Wandtke JC, Powers JM, Xu H. "Malignant solitary fibrous tumor: report of 3 cases with unusual features." Applied immunohistochemistry & molecular morphology : AIMM. 2009 Oct 0; 17(5):451-7.

7/2007
Ali ZS, Van Der Voorn JP, Powers JM. "A comparative morphologic analysis of adult onset leukodystrophy with neuroaxonal spheroids and pigmented glia--a role for oxidative damage." Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology.. 2007 Jul 0; 66(7):660-72.

6/15/2006
Bagaeva LV, Rao P, Powers JM, Segal BM. "CXC chemokine ligand 13 plays a role in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis." The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists.. 2006 Jun 15; 176(12):7676-85.

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