CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSJames M. Powers, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersOffice: (585) 275-3201Fax: (585) 273-1027LocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626Rochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsProfessor Emeritus - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) BiographyFormer 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.ResearchDr. Powers' research interests include adrenoleukodystrophy, diseases of myelin, dementia (especially Alzheimer's senile and pre-senile), and neuronal migration defects and peroxisomal diseases.CredentialsEducation1965BS | Manhattan CollegeBiology1969MD | Medical Univ of South CarolinaMedicinePost-doctoral Training & Residency1969 - 1971Residency in anatomic pathology at Medical University of South Carolina1971 - 1973Residency in Neuropathology at Albert Einstein College of MedicineAwards2005Commendation for Teaching, University of Rochester - Strong Memorial Hospital2004Saul Korey Lecturer, AANP, Cleveland, Ohio2004Eric A. Schenk Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Pathology - Strong Memorial Hospital2003Distinguished Alumnus, Manhattan College2000Commendation for Teaching, University of Rochester - Strong Memorial Hospital1999Commendation for Teaching, University of Rochester - Strong Memorial Hospital1987 - 1988Nominee for Golden Apple Award, Medical University of South Carolina1981Moore Award* (AANP) *Award for best clinico-pathologic paper presented at annual meeting of American Association of Neuropathologists1977Moore Award* (AANP) *Award for best clinico-pathologic paper presented at annual meeting of American Association of Neuropathologists1976Moore Award* (AANP) *Award for best clinico-pathologic paper presented at annual meeting of American Association of Neuropathologists1975Moore Award* (AANP) *Award for best clinico-pathologic paper presented at annual meeting of American Association of NeuropathologistsVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles10/2009Hu 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. 7/2007Ali 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. 6/15/2006Bagaeva 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. VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with James M. Powers, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. James M. Powers, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.