Mahlon D. Johnson, M.D., Ph.D.

Mahlon D. Johnson, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 273-1027
Office: (585) 276-3087

Research Bio

Dr. Johnson's primary research interest is in the growth regulation of the leptomeninges and meningiomas.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Pathology Residents Teaching Award, Anatomic Pathology 2001
Sigma Xi Excellence in Research Award 1984
NIH National Research Service Award 1982 - 1984
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 1980
Phi Kappa Phi 1976

Recent Journal Articles

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2016 Dec
Johnson MD, Reeder JE, O'Connell M. "APOBEC3B expression in human leptomeninges and meningiomas." Oncology letters. 2016 Dec; 12(6):5344-5348. Epub 2016 Nov 10.
2016 Aug
Johnson MD, Reeder JE, O'Connell M. "p38MAPK activation and DUSP10 expression in meningiomas." Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 2016 Aug; 30:110-4. Epub 2016 Apr 03.
2016 May
Towner JE, Johnson MD, Li YM. "Intraventricular Hemangiopericytoma: A Case Report and Literature Review." World neurosurgery. 2016 May; 89:728.e5-728.e10. Epub 2016 Feb 01.
Manuylova, E., M Calvi, L.M., Hastings, C.,Vates, G.E, , Johnson, M.D., Cave Jr., W.T. Shafiq, I. "Late presentation of acromegaly in medically controlled prolactinoma patients". Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Case Reports. 2016; 69: 1-5.
Johnson, M.D. "Do mesothelin/MUC-16 interactions facilitate metastases to intracranial meningiomas?". Surgical Neurology International. 2016; 7 (Suppl 4): S1049-S1052.

Current Appointments

Director, Neuropathology - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD)
Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD)


Neuropathology - American Board of Pathology
Anatomic Pathology - American Board of Pathology


PhD | Pharmacology | Univ Tennessee Coll Medicine1984
MD | Medicine | Univ Tennessee Coll Medicine1981
BA | Arts & Sciences | Univ of Tennessee1977

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine07/01/1989 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Neuropathology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center07/01/1987 - 06/30/1989
Research at University of Texas Health Science Center01/01/1985 - 05/31/1985
Residency in Pathology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center09/01/1984 - 06/30/1987