Mark Cohen, MD

Professor
Department of Pathology
School of Medicine
Professor
Department of Neurology
School of Medicine

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Neuropathology of Prion diseases
  • Gliomas
  • Neuromuscular diseases

External Appointments

University Hospitals of Cleveland, Director, Division of Neuropathology

Publications

Chitravas N, Jung RS, Kofskey DM, Blevins JE, Gambetti P, Leigh RJ, Cohen ML. Treatable neurological disorders misdiagnosed as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Ann Neurol. 2011 Sep;70(3):437-44.

Kim C, Haldiman T, Cohen Y, Chen W, Blevins J, Sy M-S, Cohen M, Safar JG. Protease-Sensitive Conformers in Broad Spectrum of Distinct PrPSc Structures in Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Are Indicator of Progression Rate. PloS Pathogens 2011 Sep;7(9):e1002242

Pareek TK , Belkadi A, Kesavapany S, Zaremba A, Loh SL , Bai L, Cohen ML, Meyer C, Liby KT , Miller RH, Sporn MB, Letterio JJ. Triterpenoid modulation of IL-17 and Nrf-2 expression ameliorates neuroinflammation and promotes remyelination in autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Sci Rep. 2011;1:201. doi: 10.1038/srep00201. 19 December 2011

Hamlin C, Puoti G, Berri S, Sting E, Zamayla F, Xiao J, Harris C, Cohen M, Debanne S, Rowland DY. A Comparison of Tau and 14-3-3 protein in the diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Neurology 79: 547–552, 2012

Mehndiratta P, Manjila S, Ostergard T, Cohen ML, Sila C, Selman W. Cerebral amyloid angiopathy–associated intracerebral hemorrhage: pathology and management. Neurosurg Focus 32 (4):E7, 2012

Mehndiratta P, Mehta S, Manjila SV, Kammer GM, Cohen ML, Preston DC. Isolated necrotizing myopathy associated with ANTI-PL12 antibody. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Aug;46(2):282-6.

Parchi P, de Boni L, Saverioni D, Cohen ML, Ferrer I, Gambetti P, Gelpi E, Giaccone G, Hauw J, Höftberger R, Ironside JW, Jansen C, Kovacs GG, Rozemuller A, Seilhean D, Tagliavini F, Giese A, Kretzschmar HA. Consensus classification of human prion disease histotypes allows reliable identification of molecular subtypes: an inter-rater study among surveillance centres in Europe and USA.. Acta Neuropathol. 2012 Oct;124(4):517-29. doi: 10.1007/s00401-012-1002-8. Epub 2012 Jun 30.

Kim C, Haldiman T, Surewicz K, Cohen Y, Chen W, et al. (2012) Small protease sensitive oligomers of PrPSc in distinct human prions determine conversion rate of PrP(C). PLoS Pathog 8(8): e1002835. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1002835

Education

Degree
Bachelor of Arts
Institution
Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences
Area of Study
Biochemistry
Year Received
1979
Degree
Doctor of Medicine
Institution
Cornell University Medical College
Year Received
1983

Residency

Intership in Internal Medicine, Cornell University
Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cornell University
Fellowship in Neuropathology, University Hospitals of Cleveland