McMaster University

McMaster University

Gabriella Gohla


Associate Professor
Anatomical Pathology Undergraduate Medical

Division: Anatomical Pathology

Education Coordinator, Pathology and Molecular Medicine

St. Joseph’s Healthcare
L222-3, St.Luke's Wing
Hamilton, Ontario
905-522-1155 ext. 35009

Gabriella Gohla

Faculty Biography

Education and Professional Standing

FRCPC, 2009
Facharzt Pathology (FRCPC equivalent), University of Goettingen (Germany), 1996
MD, University of Hamburg (Germany), 1988


Research and Clinical Focus

As an anatomical pathologist, Dr. Gohla provides service through the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program.  Dr. Gohla's research interests are centered on breast pathology and include genetic alterations of early breast cancer. She is also interested in skin pathology and urological pathology.

Academic Interests

Dr. Gohla is the Undergraduate Pathology Curriculum Coordinator for MD students.  She is involved in teaching medical students and residents through the Problem Based Learning Program at McMaster.  She is also currently working with the Department of Anatomy to devise a histology program for Undergraduate MD students. 

Selected Publications

  • Bonk U., Gohla G., Neumann S., Boecker W. Results of the first mammography screening project in Germany from a histopathological Viewpoint. Breast Care (2006)1: 28-32
  • Flohr, A.M., Rogalla, P., Bonk, U., Puettmann, B., Buerger, H., Gohla, G., Bullerdiek, J. High mobility group protein HMGA1 expression in breast cancer reveals a positive correlation with tumour grade. Histol Histopathol (2003) 18: 999-1004

Book Chapters

  • U. Bonk, Degrell, I., Gohla, G., Hanisch P.: Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of the Breast. Breast Cancer International Recommendations for an Objective Diagnosis, Bonk, U. Urban und Fischer Verlag München, Jena 1999.
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