Matthew D. Cykowski, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Academic Institute
Assistant Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


OCIAD1 contributes to neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease by inducing mitochondria dysfunction, neuronal vulnerability and synaptic damages
Li, X, Wang, L, Cykowski, MD, He, T, Liu, T, Chakranarayan, J, Rivera, A, Zhao, H, Powell, SZ-E, Xia, W & Wong, ST 2020, EBioMedicine, vol. 2020: 51 .

Biopsy proven metastatic meningioma: A case report and review of the literature
Vakil, H, Tran, L, Lewis, GD, Cykowski, MD, Butler, EB & Teh, BS 2019, Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 528-532.

Dipeptide repeat (DPR) pathology in the skeletal muscle of ALS patients with C9ORF72 repeat expansion
Cykowski, MD, Dickson, DW, Powell, SZ-E, Arumanayagam, AS, Rivera, AL & Appel, SH 2019, Acta Neuropathologica, vol. 138, no. 4, pp. 667-670.

REST overexpression in mice causes deficits in spontaneous locomotion
Lu, L, Marisetty, A, Liu, B, Kamal, MM, Gumin, J, Veo, B, Cai, YQ, Kassem, DH, Weng, C, Maynard, ME, Hood, KN, Fuller, GN, Pan, ZZ, Cykowski, MD, Dash, PK & Majumder, S 2018, Scientific Reports, vol. 8, no. 1, 12083.

Creutzfeldt astrocytes may be seen in IDH-wildtype glioblastoma and retain expression of DNA repair and chromatin binding proteins
Ballester, LY, Boghani, Z, Baskin, DS, Britz, GW, Olsen, R, Fuller, GN, Powell, SZ & Cykowski, MD 2018, Brain Pathology, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 1012-1019.

Phosphorylated TDP-43 (pTDP-43) aggregates in the axial skeletal muscle of patients with sporadic and familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Cykowski, MD, Powell, SZ-E, Appel, JW, Arumanayagam, AS, Rivera, AL & Appel, SH 2018, Acta neuropathologica communications, vol. 6, no. 1.

Tumor-to-tumor metastasis: Lung adenocarcinoma into a clinically non-functioning gonadotroph pituitary adenoma: A rare case
Sav, A, Altinöz, MA, Rotondo, F, Cykowski, MD, Özer, AF & Kovacs, K 2018, Neurological Sciences and Neurophysiology, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 53-59.

Perineurial-like Cells and EMA Expression in the Suprachoroidal Region of the Human Eye
Gilbert, AR, Chévez-Barrios, P & Cykowski, MD 2018, Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry.

The Amygdala as a Locus of Pathologic Misfolding in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Nelson, PT, Abner, EL, Patel, E, Anderson, S, Wilcock, DM, Kryscio, RJ, Van Eldik, LJ, Jicha, GA, Gal, Z, Nelson, RS, Nelson, BG, Gal, J, Azam, MT, Fardo, DW & Cykowski, MD 2018, Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology, vol. 77, no. 1, pp. 2-20.

Creutzfeldt Cell Rich Glioblastoma: A Diagnostic Dilemma
Boghani, Z, Steele, WJ, Cykowski, MD, Ballester, LY & Britz, G 2017, Cureus, vol. 9, no. 10, pp. e1749.

Hippocampal sclerosis in older patients practical examples and guidance with a focus on cerebral age-related TDP-43 with sclerosis
Cykowski, MD, Powell, SZ-E, Schulz, PE, Takei, H, Rivera, AL, Jackson, RE, Roman, GC, Jicha, GA & Nelson, PT 2017, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol. 141, no. 8, pp. 1113-1126.

Dorsal column myelopathy after intrathecal chemotherapy for leukemia
Pinnix, CC, Chi, L, Jabbour, EJ, Milgrom, SA, Smith, GL, Daver, N, Garg, N, Cykowski, MD, Fuller, G, Cachia, D, Kamiya-Matsuoka, C, Woodman, K, Dinardo, C, Jain, N, Kadia, TM, Pemmaraju, N, Ohanian, M, Konopleva, M, Kantarjian, HM & Dabaja, BS 2017, American Journal of Hematology, vol. 92, no. 2, pp. 155-160.

Medullary neuronal loss is not associated with a-synuclein burden in multiple system atrophy
Coon, EA, Schmeichel, AM, Parisi, JE, Cykowski, MD, Low, PA & Benarroch, EE 2016, Movement Disorders, vol. 31, no. 12, pp. 1802-1809.

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

"New old pathologies": Ad, part, and cerebral age-related TDP-43 with sclerosis (CARTS)
Nelson, PT, Trojanowski, JQ, Abner, EL, Al-Janabi, OM, Jicha, GA, Schmitt, FA, Smith, CD, Fardo, DW, Wang, WX, Kryscio, RJ, Neltner, JH, Kukull, WA, Cykowski, MD, Van Eldik, LJ & Ighodaro, ET 2016, Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology, vol. 75, no. 6, pp. 482-498.

Cykowski, MD 2016, . in Neurology Secrets: Sixth Edition. Elsevier Inc. pp. 474-497.

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-E & Nelson, PT 2016, Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology, vol. 75, no. 5, pp. 397-407.

Spinal Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma with Oligodendrogliomatosis: Molecular Markers and Management: Case Report
Strickland, BA, Cachia, D, Jalali, A, Cykowski, MD, Penas-Prado, M, Langford, LA, Li, J, Shah, K & Weinberg, JS 2016, Neurosurgery, vol. 78, no. 3, pp. E466-E473.

Primary and secondary gliosarcomas: clinical, molecular and survival characteristics
Cachia, D, Kamiya-Matsuoka, C, Mandel, JJ, Olar, A, Cykowski, MD, Armstrong, TS, Fuller, GN, Gilbert, MR & De Groot, JF 2015, Journal of Neuro-Oncology, vol. 125, no. 2, pp. 401-410.

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

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