Suzanne Zein-Eldin Powell,

Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Areas Of Expertise

Dementia Alzheimer's Disease Brain tumors
Publications

Epithelial and organ-related marker expression in pituitary adenomas
Cykowski, MD, Takei, H, Baskin, DS, Rivera, AL & Powell, SZ 2016, Neuropathology, vol 36, no. 4, pp. 354-364. DOI:

Hippocampal sclerosis but not normal aging or Alzheimer disease is associated with TDP-43 pathology in the basal forebrain of aged persons
Cykowski, MD, Takei, H, Van Eldik, LJ, Schmitt, FA, Jicha, GA, Powell, SZ & Nelson, PT 2016, Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology, vol 75, no. 5, pp. 397-407. DOI:

Epithelial and organ-related marker expression in pituitary adenomas
Cykowski, MD, Takei, H, Baskin, DS, Rivera, AL & Powell, SZ 2016, Neuropathology.

Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, homocysteine, and Alzheimer's disease
Doody, RS, Demirovic, J, Ballantyne, CM, Chan, W, Barber, R, Powell, S, Pavlik, V, Doody, R, Rountree, S, Massman, P, Darby, E, Evans, T, Khaleeq, A, Schrimsher, G, Dentino, A, Orozco, R, Fairchild, T, Knebl, J, OBryant, SE, Hall, JR, Barber, RC, Mains, D, Alvarez, L, Braddock, E, McCallum, R, Johnson, L, Adams, P, Rosenberg, R, Weiner, M, Williams, B, Quiceno, M, Reisch, J, Huebinger, R, Xiao, G, Svetlik, D, Werry, A, Smith, J, Royall, D, Palmer, R & Polk, M 2015, Alzheimers and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring, vol 1, no. 4, pp. 464-471. DOI:

The pathologist workforce in the United States: II. An interactive modeling tool for analyzing future qualitative and quantitative staffing demands for services
Robboy, SJ, Gupta, S, Crawford, JM, Cohen, MB, Karcher, DS, Leonard, DGB, Magnani, B, Novis, DA, Prystowsky, MB, Powell, SZ, Gross, DJ & Black-Schaffer, WS 2015, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol 139, no. 11, pp. 1413-1430. DOI:

Is CMV a target in pediatric glioblastoma? Expression of CMV proteins, pp65 and IE1-72 and CMV nucleic acids in a cohort of pediatric glioblastoma patients
Wakefield, A, Pignata, A, Ghazi, A, Ashoori, A, Hegde, M, Landi, D, Gray, T, Scheurer, ME, Chintagumpala, M, Adesina, A, Gottschalk, S, Hicks, J, Powell, SZ & Ahmed, N 2015, Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol 125, no. 2, pp. 307-315. DOI:

Expanding the spectrum of neuronal pathology in multiple system atrophy
Cykowski, MD, Coon, EA, Powell, SZ, Jenkins, SM, Benarroch, EE, Low, PA, Schmeichel, AM & Parisi, JE 2015, Brain, vol 138, no. 8, pp. 2293-2309. DOI:

Recurrent subependymoma of fourth ventricle with unusual atypical histological features: A case report
Tiwari, N, Powell, SZ & Takei, H 2015, Pathology International, vol 65, no. 8, pp. 438-442. DOI:

Cervical Epidural Hematoma after Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation Therapy in a Patient with an Undiagnosed Cervical Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation
Huang, M, Barber, SM, Moisi, M, Powell, S, Rivera, A, Zwillman, M & Rose, J 2015, Cure¯us, vol 7, no. 8, pp. e307. DOI:

TDP-43 pathology in the basal forebrain and hypothalamus of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Cykowski, MD, Takei, H, Schulz, PE, Appel, SH & Powell, SZ 2014, Acta Neuropathologica Communications, vol 2, pp. 171. DOI:

Overexpression and constitutive nuclear localization of cohesin protease Separase protein correlates with high incidence of relapse and reduced overall survival in glioblastoma multiforme
Mukherjee, M, Byrd, T, Brawley, VS, Bielamowicz, K, Li, XN, Merchant, F, Maitra, S, Sumazin, P, Fuller, G, Kew, Y, Sun, D, Powell, SZ, Ahmed, NM, Zhang, N & Pati, D 2014, Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol 119, no. 1, pp. 27-35. DOI:

Erratum to: Overexpression and constitutive nuclear localization of cohesin protease Separase protein correlates with high incidence of relapse and reduced overall survival in glioblastoma multiforme (Journal of Neuro-Oncology DOI: 10.1007/s11060-014-1458-6)
Mukherjee, M, Byrd, T, Brawley, VS, Bielamowicz, K, Li, XN, Merchant, F, Maitra, S, Sumazin, P, Fuller, G, Kew, Y, Sun, D, Powell, SZ, Ahmed, N, Zhang, N & Pati, D 2014, Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol 119, no. 1. DOI:

Topics from the milestones working group, the American Board of Pathology and Association of Pathology Chairs (APC), and the program directors of pathology section of APC working groups in genomics and laboratory management
Powell, SZ 2014, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol 138, no. 3, pp. 305-306. DOI:

Anatomic and clinical pathology boot camps: Filling pathology-specific gaps in undergraduate medical education
Naritoku, WY, Vasovic, L, Steinberg, JJ, Prystowsky, MB & Powell, SZ 2014, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol 138, no. 3, pp. 316-321. DOI:

Neurohistopathological findings at the electrode-tissue interface in long-term deep brain stimulation: Systematic literature review, case report, and assessment of stimulation threshold safety
Dilorenzo, DJ, Jankovic, J, Simpson, RK, Takei, H & Powell, SZ 2014, Neuromodulation, vol 17, no. 5, pp. 405-418. DOI:

Pathology training in informatics: Evolving to meet a growing need
Sinard, JH, Powell, SZ & Karcher, DS 2014, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol 138, no. 4, pp. 505-511. DOI:

Neuropathology training worldwide - Evolution and comparisons
Del Bigio, MR, Hainfellner, JA, McLean, CA, Powell, SZ, Sikorska, B, Takahashi, H, Weis, J & Xuereb, JH 2014, Brain Pathology, vol 24, no. 3, pp. 285-298. DOI:

The pathology milestones and the next accreditation system
Naritoku, WY, Alexander, CB, Bennett, BD, Black-Schaffer, WS, Brissette, MD, Grimes, MM, Hoffman, RD, Hunt, JL, Iezzoni, JC, Johnson, R, Kozel, J, Mendoza, RM, Post, MD, Powell, SZ, Procop, GW, Steinberg, JJ, Thorsen, LM & Nestler, SP 2014, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol 138, no. 3, pp. 307-315. DOI:

Pathologist workforce in the United States: I. Development of a predictive model to examine factors influencing supply
Robboy, SJ, Weintraub, S, Horvath, AE, Jensen, BW, Alexander, CB, Fody, EP, Crawford, JM, Clark, JR, Cantor-Weinberg, J, Joshi, MG, Cohen, MB, Prystowsky, MB, Bean, SM, Gupta, S, Powell, SZ, Speights, VO, Gross, DJ & Black-Schaffer, WS 2013, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol 137, no. 12, pp. 1723-1732. DOI:

Exome sequencing in familial corticobasal degeneration
Fekete, R, Bainbridge, M, Baizabal-Carvallo, JF, Rivera, A, Miller, B, Du, P, Kholodovych, V, Powell, S & Ondo, W 2013, Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, vol 19, no. 11, pp. 1049-1052. DOI: