School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Faculty Profile

William Kupsky, M.D., MD

Dr. Kupsky has been actively involved in collaborative research and plays a key role in the epilepsy program, clinical brain tumor program, and clinical neuromuscular program.

  • Cancer
  • Pathology of Epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular Pathology
  • Developmental Neuropathology

1. Kamson DO, Juhasz C, Buth A, Kupsky WJ, Barger GR, Chakraborty PK, Muzik O, Mittal S. Tryptophan PET in pretreatment delineation of newly-diagnosed gliomas: MRI and histopathologic correlates. J Neurooncol. 2013 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print].

2. Juhasz C, Chugani DC, Barger GR, Kupsky WJ, Chakraborty PK, Muzik O, Mittal S. Quantitative PET imaging of tryptophan accumulation in gliomas and remote cortex:correlation with tumor proliferative activity. Clin Nucl Med. 2012 Sep;37(9):838-42.

3. Jacques SM, Kupsky WJ, Giorgadze T, Qureshi F. Fetal central nervous system injury in third trimester stillbirth: a clinicopathologic study of 63 cases. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2012 Sep-Oct;15(5):375-84. doi: 10.2350/12-01-1137-OA.1. Epub 2012 Jul 31.

4. Acsadi G, Moore SA, Charon A, Delalande O, Bennett L, Kupsky W, El-Baba M, Le Rumeur E, Hubert JF. Novel mutation in spectrin-like repeat 1 of dystrophin central domain causes protein misfolding and mild Becker muscular dystrophy. J Biol Chem. 2012 May 25;287(22):18153-62. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M111.284521. Epub 2012 Mar 27.

5. Alkonyi B, Mittal S, Zitron I, Chugani DC, Kupsky WJ, Muzik O, Chugani HT,Sood S, Juhasz C. Increased tryptophan transport in epileptogenicdysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors. J Neurooncol. 2012 Apr;107(2):365-72.

6. Nundkumar N, Mittal M, Kupsky WJ, Folbe A, Mittal S. Complete recovery of acute monocular visual loss following endoscopic resection of anterior clinoid mucocele: case report and review of the literature. J Neurol Sci. 2012 Jan 15;312(1-2):184-90.

7. Puntambekar P, Santhakumar S, Kupsky WJ, Tselis A, Mittal S. Primaryintracranial plasma cell granulomas presenting as malignant neoplasms. J Neurooncol. 2012 Jan;106(2):327-37.

8. Hattab EM, Martin SE, Al-Khatib SM, Kupsky WJ, Vance GH, Stohler RA, Czader M, Al-Abbadi MA. Most primary central nervous system diffuse large B cell lymphomas occurring in immunocompetent individuals belong to the non-germinal center subtype: a retrospective analysis of 31 cases. Mod Pathol 23:235-243, 2010.


College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
New York, NY, USA,
Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology

Medical Education

M.D. (1978)
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

Other Information


Board-certification: American Board of Pathology
Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology