Neuropathology Core Leader

Mark L. Cohen, MD

Co-Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center

Professor of Pathology and Neurology, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

After graduating from Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences and Medical School, Dr. Cohen became board-certified in Anatomic, Clinical, and Neuropathology at University Hospitals of Cleveland, where he is now Professor of Pathology and Neurology as well as Co-Director of the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center. He has extensive experience evaluating and characterizing neurodegenerative pathology. He has a special interest in prion disease and rpAD.

Dr. Cohen has broad experience in neuroanatomy, immunohistochemistry, and neurochemistry with over 30 years of experience in the neuropathology of neurodegenerative disorders. He will oversee all activities of the Neuropathology Core (NPC) and will be responsible for all histological & immunohistochemical evaluation of brain samples in the NPC of CADRC. He will analyze all neurohistological and immunohistochemical stains, and will review all tissue sections used for publications.