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Missia Kohler-Skinner

Missia Kohler-Skinner, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

  • Specialties

    • Pathology
  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pathology -Primary

    Education history

    Graduate Training Healthcare Management - Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business M.B.A.
    Forensic Pathology - Cook County Medical Examiner's Office Fellow
    Fellowship Neuropathology - Northwestern Memorial Hospital Fellow
    Anatomic Pathology - Northwestern Memorial Hospital Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - University of South Alabama College of Medicine M.D.
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - University of Georgia B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Mao Q, Zheng X, Gefen T, Rogalski E, Spencer CL, Rademakers R, Fought AJ, Kohler M, Weintraub S, Xia H, Mesulam MM, Bigio EH (2019). FTLD-TDP With and Without GRN Mutations Cause Different Patterns of CA1 Pathology. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol, 78(9), 844-853.
    2. Mao Q, Wang D, Li Y, Kohler M, Wilson J, Parton Z, Shmaltsuyeva B, Gursel D, Rademakers R, Weintraub S, Mesulam MM, Xia H, Bigio EH (2017). Disease and Region Specificity of Granulin Immunopositivities in Alzheimer Disease and Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol, 76(11), 957-968.
    3. Golnari P, Ansari SA, Shaibani A, Hurley MC, Potts MB, Kohler ME, Sugrue PA, Jahromi BS (2017). Intradural extramedullary cavernous malformation with extensive superficial siderosis of the neuraxis: Case report and review of literature. Surg Neurol Int, 8, 109.


    1. Gefen T, Mao Q, Kohler M, Moeller S, Kawles A, Coventry C, Spencer C, Lilek J, Ajroud K, Feldman A, Flanagan M, Rogalski E, Weintraub S, Rademaker A, Geula C, Mesulam MM, Bigio E (2020). Primary Progressive Aphasia has a Unique Signature Distinct from Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type and Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia Regardless of Pathology. [Letter to the editor]. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol, 79(12), 1379-1381.
    2. Nishihira Y, Gefen T, Mao Q, Appin C, Kohler M, Walker J, Rademakers R, Rademaker A, Rogalski E, Weintraub S, Geula C, Mesulam MM, Bigio EH (2019). Revisiting the utility of TDP-43 immunoreactive (TDP-43-ir) pathology to classify FTLD-TDP subtypes. [Letter to the editor]. Acta Neuropathol, 138(1), 167-169.