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Katheryn Alexandra Quilico Cousins-Gershenson, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Richards Medical Building, Suite 600B
3700 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA ( Biological Sciences)
University of Chicago, 2007.
PhD (Neuroscience)
Brandeis University, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2018.
Postdoctoral Research in Neuroscience, Washington University, 2018-2019.
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Description of Research Expertise

Biofluid markers of neuropathology

Selected Publications

Arezoumandan S, Cousins KAQ, Ohm DT, Lowe M, Chen M, Gee J, Phillips JS, McMillan CT, Luk KC, Deik A, Spindler MA, Tropea TF, Weintraub D, Wolk DA, Grossman M, Lee V, Chen-Plotkin AS, Lee EB, Irwin DJ.: Tau maturation in the clinicopathological spectrum of Lewy body and Alzheimer's disease. Ann Clin Transl Neurol Jan 2024.

Nevler N, Cho S, Cousins KAQ, Ash S, Olm CA, Shellikeri S, Agmon G, Gonzalez-Recober C, Xie SX, Barker MS, Manoochehri M, Mcmillan CT, Irwin DJ, Massimo L, Dratch L, Cheran G, Huey ED, Cosentino SA, Van Deerlin VM, Liberman MY, Grossman M.: Changes in Digital Speech Measures in Asymptomatic Carriers of Pathogenic Variants Associated With Frontotemporal Degeneration. Neurology 102: e207926, Jan 2024.

Cousins KAQ, Irwin DJ, Tropea TF, Rhodes E, Phillips J, Chen-Plotkin AS, Brumm MC, Coffey CS, Kang JH, Simuni T, Foroud TM, Toga AW, Tanner CM, Kieburtz KD, Mollenhauer B, Galasko D, Hutten S, Weintraub D, Siderowf AD, Marek K, Poston KL, Shaw LM; Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative.: Evaluation of ATN(PD) Framework and Biofluid Markers to Predict Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson Disease. Neurology 2024.

Phillips JS, Robinson JL, Cousins KAQ, Wolk DA, Lee EB, McMillan CT, Trojanowski JQ, Grossman M, Irwin DJ.: Polypathologic associations with grey matter atrophy in neurodegenerative disease. J Neurosci Nov 2023.

Gonzalez-Recober C, Nevler N, Shellikeri S, Cousins KAQ, Rhodes E, Liberman M, Grossman M, Irwin D, Cho S.: Comparison of category and letter fluency tasks through automated analysis. Front Psychol 14: 1212793, Oct 2023.

Arezoumandan, Cousins, Ohm, Lowe, Phillips, McMillan, Siderowf, Chen-Plotkin, Deik, Spindler, Tropea, Weintraub, Wolk, Grossman, Lee, & Irwin: Tau Maturation in Clinicopathological Spectrum of Lewy Body and Alzheimer’s Disease. American Neurological Association Conference September 2023.

Kang JH, Korecka M, Lee EB, Cousins KAQ, Tropea TF, Chen-Plotkin AA, Irwin DJ, Wolk D, Brylska M, Wan Y, Shaw LM.: Alzheimer Disease Biomarkers: Moving from CSF to Plasma for Reliable Detection of Amyloid and tau Pathology. Clin Chem 69: 1247-1259, Sep 2023.

Cousins, Irwin, Tropea, Rhodes, Phillips, Chen-Plotkin, Brumm, Coffey, Kang, Simuni, Foroud, Toga, Tanner, Kieburtz, Mollenhauer, Galasko, Hutten, Weintraub, Siderowf, Marek, Kollmorgen, Poston, & Shaw: ATNPD Framework Using Biofluid Markers Predicts Cognitive Decline In Early Parkinson’s Disease. American Neurological Association Conference September 2023.

Cohen, Phillips, Das, Rhodes, Cousins, Yushkevich, Wolk, Weintraub, Irwin, & McMillan: T1 MRI Reveals Differential Hippocampal Atrophy in Lewy Body Disorders with and without Alzheimer’s Copathology. American Neurological Association Conference September 2023.

Ohm, Bahena, Arezoumandan, Cousins, Phillips, Capp, Trotman, Xie, Wolk, McMillan, Lee, Grossman, & Irwin: Pyramidal Neurodegeneration is Linked to Select Cytoarchitecture and Cognitive Impairment in Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia with Tau or TDP-43 Pathology. American Neurological Association Conference September 2023.

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Last updated: 02/07/2024
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