Section of Neurology - Dr. Michael Cossoy

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine (Neurology), University of Manitoba.

Degrees: MD, FRCPC

Clinical Fellowship, Dalhousie Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, N.S.

Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, Dept of Neurosciences, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Mailing Address: Health Sciences Centre, GF543, 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada  R3A 1R9

Tel: (204) 787-4951; Fax: (204) 787-1486


Clinical Interests:
-Multiple sclerosis

Research Interests:

Selected Publications:
Marrie R.A., L. Elliott, J. Marriott, M. Cossoy, J. Blanchard, S. Leung, and N. Yu.  Effect of comorbidity on mortality in multiple sclerosis. Neurology, 2015, 85(3):240-7 (Jul 21).

Marrie R.A., L. Elliott, J. Marriott, M. Cossoy, A. Tennakoon, and N. Yu.  Comorbidity increases risk of hospitalizations in multiple sclerosis.  Neurology, 2015, 84(4):350-8 (Jan 27).

Marrie R.A., L. Elliott, J. Marriott, M. Cossoy, J. Blanchard, A. Tennakoon, and N. Yu.  Dramatically changing rates and reasons for hospitalization in multiple sclerosis.  Neurology, 2014, 83(10):929-37 (Sep 2).

Kamboj A., P. Lu, M.B. Cossoy, J.L. Stobart, B.A. Dolhun, T.M. Kauppinen, G. de Murcia, and C.M. Anderson. Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase 2 contributes to neuroinflammation and neurological dysfunction in mouse experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. J Neuroinflammation, 2013, 10:49 (Apr 22).

Moll, N.M., M.B. Cossoy, E. Fisher, S.M. Staugaitis, B.H. Tucky, A.M. Rietsch, A. Chang, R.J. Fox, B.D. Trapp, and R.M. Ransohoff.  Imaging correlates of leukocyte accumulation and CXCR4/CXCL12 in multiple sclerosis.  Arch Neurol., 2009, 66(1):44-53.

Eichler, F.S., J-Q Ren, M. Cossoy, A.M. Rietsch, S. Nagpal, A.B. Moser, M.P. Frosch, and R.M. Ransohoff.  Is microglial apoptosis an early pathogenic change in cerebral X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy?  Ann Neurol., 2008, 63(6):729-742.

Moll, N.M., A.M. Reitsch, A.J. Ransohoff, M.B. Cossoy, D. Huang, F.S. Eichler, B.D. Trapp, and R.M. Ransohoff.  Cortical demyelination in PML and MS: similarities and differences. Neurology, 2008, 70(5):336-343.

Huang, D., M. Cossoy, M. Li, D. Choi, A. Taege, S. Staugaitis, S. Rehm, and R.M. Ransohoff.  Inflammatory progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in human immunodeficiency virus-negative patients.  Ann Neurol., 2007, 62(1):34-39.

Ubogu, E.E., M.B. Cossoy, and R.M. Ransohoff.  The expression and function of chemokines involved in CNS inflammation.  Trends Pharmacol Sci., 2006, 27(1):48-55.