William Kupsky MD

William Kupsky MD

Professor, Clinician-Educator


William Kupsky MD

Narrative Bio

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.

Other Information


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




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


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



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.