Edward D. Plowey

Pathologist

Neuropathologist, Surgical pathologist

Professional Education

Board Certification: Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology (2011)

Medical Education: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Urbana-Cham (2005) IL

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Urbana-Cham (2004) IL

Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2011) PA

Residency: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2008) PA

Board Certification, American Board of Pathology, Neuropathology (2011)

Board Certification, American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology (2011)

B.S., University of Pittsburgh, Neuroscience (1996)

Honors & Awards

New Investigator Award in Alzheimer's Disease, American Federation for Aging Research (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2014)

Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2005 - present)

Tectal pineal cyst in a 1-year-old girl.
Plowey, E. D., Vogel, H., Yeom, K. W., Jung, H., Chao, K., & Edwards, M. Sb. (2014). Tectal pineal cyst in a 1-year-old girl. Human pathology, 45(3), 653-656.

GA-binding protein augments autophagy via transcriptional activation of Beclin 1-Vps34 complex genes.
Zhu, W., Swaminathan, G., & Plowey, E. D. (2014). GA-binding protein augments autophagy via transcriptional activation of Beclin 1-Vps34 complex genes. Autophagy, In Press.

Mutant LRRK2 enhances glutamatergic synapse activity and evokes excitotoxic dendrite degeneration
Plowey, E. D., Johnson, J. W., Steer, E., Zhu, W., Eisenberg, D. A., & Chu, C. T. (2014). Mutant LRRK2 enhances glutamatergic synapse activity and evokes excitotoxic dendrite degeneration. BBA Molecular Basis of Disease, In Press.

Occult pigmented ganglioglioma in an adult male with chronic posttraumatic epilepsy.
Plowey, E. D., Vogel, H., Salmi, D., & Shuer, L. M. (2013). Occult pigmented ganglioglioma in an adult male with chronic posttraumatic epilepsy. Clinical neuropathology, 32(3), 192-195.