Marie L Rivera-Zengotita

Marie L Rivera-Zengotita, M.D.

Departmental Associate

Department: MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 627-9251
Business Email: mriveraz@ufl.edu

About Marie L Rivera-Zengotita

Dr. Marie Rivera-Zengotita graduated from Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico and completed her residency training in anatomical pathology at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus. She went on to complete a neuropathology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Working directly with University of Florida Director of Neuropathology Dr. Anthony Yachnis, Dr Rivera-Zengotita’s responsibilities include signing out central nervous system lesions, muscle biopsies and ocular specimens.

Accomplishments

Excellence in teaching award, second year medical student “Fungus Ball”
2020 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Exemplary Teacher Award
2017 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Excellence in teaching award, second year medical student “Fungus Ball”
2014 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Academic Honor
2004 · Ponce School of Medicine
Member
2003 · Alpha Omega Alpha, Puerto Rico Beta Chapter
All-American Scholar Collegiate Award
2001 · USAA

Board Certifications

  • Neuropathology
    American Board of Pathology
  • Pathology
    American Board of Pathology

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Adult Brain Tumors
  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • Rare neuromuscular disorders

Publications

2021
A 60-Year-Old Man With Dyspnea, Proximal Muscle Weakness, and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
Chest. 160(2):e225-e231 [DOI] 10.1016/j.chest.2021.03.040. [PMID] 34366049.
2021
A form of muscular dystrophy associated with pathogenic variants in JAG2.
American journal of human genetics. 108(6) [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajhg.2021.04.018. [PMID] 34087166.
2021
A form of muscular dystrophy associated with pathogenic variants in JAG2.
American journal of human genetics. 108(5):840-856 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajhg.2021.03.020. [PMID] 33861953.
2021
Endometrial endometrioid carcinoma with multi-lineage differentiation: rare and aggressive variants.
International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society. 31(8):1192-1193 [DOI] 10.1136/ijgc-2020-002070. [PMID] 34341136.
2021
Intracranial myxoid mesenchymal neoplasms with EWSR1 gene rearrangement: report of 2 midline cases with one demonstrating durable response to MET inhibitor monotherapy.
Neuro-oncology advances. 3(1) [DOI] 10.1093/noajnl/vdab016. [PMID] 33738448.
2021
Ovarian small cell carcinoma, hypercalcemic type: rare and aggressive tumor.
International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society. 31(1):152-153 [DOI] 10.1136/ijgc-2020-001925. [PMID] 33397715.
2021
Suboccipital Craniotomy and C1 Laminectomy for Atypical Choroid Plexus Papilloma.
Journal of clinical neurology and neuroscience. 2 [PMID] 33884378.
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2019
Fidelity of muscle fiber reinnervation modulates aging muscle impact in elderly women
. 597(19):5009-5023
2019
Fidelity of muscle fibre reinnervation modulates ageing muscle impact in elderly women.
The Journal of physiology. 597(19):5009-5023 [DOI] 10.1113/JP278261. [PMID] 31368533.
2019
The DES R415W mutation: Clinicopathological report of four patients
. 1(1):1-6
2017
A Case Presentation: Rare Occurrence of an Adolescent Male Presenting with an ATRT and Simultaneous Low-grade Glioneuronal Tumor
. 39(8):e456-e459
2017
A Case Presentation: Rare Occurrence of an Adolescent Male Presenting With an ATRT and Simultaneous Low-grade Glioneuronal Tumor.
Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology. 39(8):e456-e459 [DOI] 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000871. [PMID] 28731919.
2017
Brainstem angiocentric glioma: report of 2 cases.
Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 20(4):347-351 [DOI] 10.3171/2017.5.PEDS16402. [PMID] 28753090.
2017
Brainstem angiocentric glioma: report of two cases
. 20(4):347-351
2016
A radiographic analysis following the proximal irrigation of occluded external ventricular drains: a cautionary note
. 158(2):271-272
2016
A radiographic analysis following the proximal irrigation of occluded external ventricular drains: a cautionary note.
Acta neurochirurgica. 158(2):271-2 [DOI] 10.1007/s00701-015-2688-x. [PMID] 26725978.
2016
A Rare Case of Spontaneous Rupture of Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma Resulting in Acute Hemoperitoneum
Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 32(3):197-200
2016
FGFR1 N546K and H3F3A K27M mutation in a diffuse leptomeningeal tumor with glial and neuronal markers
. 69(4):704-707
2016
FGFR1 N546K and H3F3A K27M mutations in a diffuse leptomeningeal tumour with glial and neuronal markers.
Histopathology. 69(4):704-7 [DOI] 10.1111/his.12983. [PMID] 27061725.
2016
The burden and risk factors of ventriculostomy occlusion in a high-volume cerebrovascular practice: results of an ongoing prospective database
. 124(6):1805-1812
2016
The burden and risk factors of ventriculostomy occlusion in a high-volume cerebrovascular practice: results of an ongoing prospective database.
Journal of neurosurgery. 124(6):1805-12 [DOI] 10.3171/2015.5.JNS15299. [PMID] 26517777.
2015
Disseminated Intraventricular Glioneuronal Tumors: New Entity Or Variation of a Theme?
Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 74(6)
2015
Near Fatal Presentation of Neuro-Degenerative Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 62(2)
2014
CNS intraoperative consultation: a survival guide for non-neuropathologists.
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1180:369-76 [DOI] 10.1007/978-1-4939-1050-2_22. [PMID] 25015160.
2014
Inadvertent Intrathecal Vincristine Administration With Widespread Axonal Injury Demonstrated By App Immunohistochemistry
Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 73(6):623-624
2013
Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor in An Unusual Intraventricular Location
. 18:271-272
2013
Strong Zeb1 Immunoreactivity in Idh1-Positive Infiltrating Gliomas: a Possible Link Between Tumorigenic Pathways?
Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 72:564-565
2012
Gliosis versus glioma?: don’t grade until you know.
Advances in anatomic pathology. 19(4):239-49 [DOI] 10.1097/PAP.0b013e31825c6a04. [PMID] 22692287.
2012
Gliosis versus glioma?: don’t grade until you know
. 19(4):239-249
2012
Mutated Isocitrate Dehydrogenase-1 (Idh-1) Immunoreactive Glioblastoma With Idh-1 Negative `Pnet-Like’ Elements
Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 71
2012
Neuropathologic Findings in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2
Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 71:590-591
2010
Pilomyxoid astrocytoma in unusual location in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1: case report and review of the literature
. 29(2):123-126
2010
Pilomyxoid astrocytoma in unusual location in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1: case report and review of the literature.
Puerto Rico health sciences journal. 29(2):123-6 [PMID] 20496528.
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Education

Fellowship – Neuropathology
2009 · Baylor University
Residency – Pathology
2007 · University of Puerto Rico
Medical Degree
2004 · Ponce School of Medicine
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
2000 · Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2021
BMS6635 Derm and Msk
2019-2021
GMS6476 Fundamentals of Skeletal Muscle
2015-2018,2020-2021
DEN6350 General Pathology
2018
GMS7593 Topics in Pharmacology and Toxicology
2021
GMS5905 Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 627-9251
Emails:
Business:
mriveraz@ufl.edu