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Matthew C. Hagen, MD,PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine (Neuropathology)
  • Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology )
  • Medical Degree: University of Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Science: University of New Mexico (Psychology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology) (Certification Date: 2009-12-03) - (Recertification Date: 2020-01-01)
American Board of Pathology (Neuropathology) (Certification Date: 2011-09-09) - (Recertification Date: 2022-01-01)


Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical

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Research Interests


Clinical Interests



Peer Reviewed Publications

Rodriguez-Porcel, Federico; Lowder, Lindsey; Rademakers, Rosa; Ravenscroft, Thomas; Ghetti, Bernardino; Hagen, Mathew C; Espay, Alberto J 2016. Fulminant corticobasal degeneration: Agrypnia excitata in corticobasal syndrome. Neurology, 86 12, 1164-6

Vennemeyer, J J; Hopkins, T; Hershcovitch, M; Little, K D; Hagen, M C; Minteer, D; Hom, D B; Marra, K; Pixley, S K 2015. Initial observations on using magnesium metal in peripheral nerve repair. Journal of biomaterials applications, 29 8, 1145-54

Zimmermann, Nives; Hagen, Matthew C; Schrager, Jason J; Hebbeler-Clark, Renee S; Masineni, Sreeharsha 2015. Utility of frozen section analysis for fungal organisms in soft tissue wound debridement margin determination. Diagnostic pathology, 10 , 188

Divito A, Keller JT, Hagen M, Zuccarello M 2014. Vestibular schwannoma or tanycytic ependymoma: Immunohistologic staining reveals Surg Neurol Int, 12(5):158. ,

Oblak, Adrian L; Hagen, Matthew C; Sweadner, Kathleen J; Haq, Ihtsham; Whitlow, Christopher T; Maldjian, Joseph A; Epperson, Francine; Cook, Jared F; Stacy, Mark; Murrell, Jill R; Ozelius, Laurie J; Brashear, Allison; Ghetti, Bernardino 2014. Rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism associated with the I758S mutation of the ATP1A3 gene: a neuropathologic and neuroanatomical study of four siblings. Acta neuropathologica, 128 1, 81-98

Starr, Brian W; Hagen, Matthew C; Espay, Alberto J 2014. Hydrocephalic Parkinsonism: lessons from normal pressure hydrocephalus mimics. Journal of clinical movement disorders, 1 , 2

Bohnstedt, Bradley N; Patel, Neal B; Hagen, Matthew C; Fulkerson, Daniel H 2012. Acute, monocular vision loss from Rathke's cleft cyst. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 19 6, 904-6

Bohnstedt, Bradley N; Tomcik, Matthew; Eads, Todd; Hagen, Matthew C; Shah, Mitesh 2012. Metastasis of soft-tissue myoepithelial carcinoma to clivus. Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 9 2, 161-4

Hill, Jason D; Rhee, Michael S; Edwards, John R; Hagen, Matthew C; Fulkerson, Daniel H 2012. Spontaneous intraventricular hemorrhage from low-grade optic glioma: case report and review of the literature. Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 28 2, 327-30

Wiens, Andrea L; Hagen, Matthew C; Bonnin, José M; Rizzo, Kathryn A 2012. T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma/leukemia presenting as a pituitary mass lesion: a case report and review of the literature. Neuropathology : official journal of the Japanese Society of Neuropathology, 32 6, 668-74

Hagen, Matthew C; Murrell, Jill R; Delisle, Marie-Bernadette; Andermann, Eva; Andermann, Frederick; Guiot, Marie Christine; Ghetti, Bernardino 2011. Encephalopathy with Neuroserpin Inclusion Bodies Presenting as Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy and Associated with a Novel Mutation in the Proteinase Inhibitor 12 Gene Brain Pathology , ,

Stall, J N; Hawley, D A; Hagen, M C; Bull, M J; Hattab, E M 2010. Posterior column degeneration in the cervical/thoracic spinal cord in Lesch-Nyhan syndrome (LNS): a case report Neuropathology and applied neurobiology, 36 7, 680-4

Pardo, J V; Sheikh, S A; Kuskowski, M A; Surerus-Johnson, C; Hagen, M C; Lee, J T; Rittberg, B R; Adson, D E 2007. Weight loss during chronic, cervical vagus nerve stimulation in depressed patients with obesity: an observation International journal of obesity (2005), 31 11, 1756-9

Stephane, Massoud; Hagen, Matthew C; Lee, Joel T; Uecker, Jonathan; Pardo, Patricia J; Kuskowski, Michael A; Pardo, José V 2006. About the mechanisms of auditory verbal hallucinations: a positron emission tomographic study Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN, 31 6, 396-405

Hagen, Matthew C; Franzén, Ove; McGlone, Francis; Essick, Greg; Dancer, Christopher; Pardo, José V 2002. Tactile motion activates the human middle temporal/V5 (MT/V5) complex The European journal of neuroscience, 16 5, 957-64

Hagen, Matthew C; Pardo, José V 2002. PET studies of somatosensory processing of light touch Behavioural brain research, 135 1-2, 133-40

Hagen, Matthew C; Zald, David H; Thornton, Tricia A; Pardo, José V 2002. Somatosensory processing in the human inferior prefrontal cortex Journal of neurophysiology, 88 3, 1400-6

Zald, David H; Hagen, Mathew C; Pardo, José V 2002. Neural correlates of tasting concentrated quinine and sugar solutions Journal of neurophysiology, 87 2, 1068-75

Johnson, M T; Coltz, J D; Hagen, M C; Ebner, T J 1999. Visuomotor processing as reflected in the directional discharge of premotor and primary motor cortex neurons Journal of neurophysiology, 81 2, 875-94