Edward D. Plowey

Pathologist, Neuropathologist, Surgical pathologist

Assistant Professor of Pathology at the Stanford University Medical Center

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)

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. Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1842(9), 1596-1603.

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.

Co-occurrence of a cerebral cavernous malformation and an orbital cavernous hemangioma in a patient with seizures and visual symptoms: Rare crossroads for vascular malformations.
Choudhri, O., Feroze, A. H., Lad, E. M., Kim, J. W., Plowey, E. D., & Chang, S. D. (2014). Co-occurrence of a cerebral cavernous malformation and an orbital cavernous hemangioma in a patient with seizures and visual symptoms: Rare crossroads for vascular malformations. Surgical neurology international, 5, S148-54.

GA binding protein augments autophagy via transcriptional activation of BECN1-PIK3C3 complex genes.
Zhu, W., Swaminathan, G., & Plowey, E. D. (2014). GA binding protein augments autophagy via transcriptional activation of BECN1-PIK3C3 complex genes. Autophagy, 10(9).

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.