John Bernardo, MD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

MD, University of Illinois



Research interests include:

Basic Science Research: Control of Phagocyte Function and novel applications of Flow Cytometry/kinetic flow imaging.

Translational-Clinical Research: Tuberculosis: diagnostics; treatment; community-based prevention; education; policy

Clinical interests include:
-Tuberculosis
-Allergy
-Clinical/Research Activities:

Dr. Bernardo is Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He attends on the pulmonary consult service and critical care unit at Boston Medical Center. He is active in local and national TB programmatic activities, including: National Tuberculosis Controllers’ Association where he has served as Executive Committee President from 2002 to the present. Dr. Bernardo is also an active member of the Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Tuberculosis (ACET; NTCA) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories Task Force on the Future of TB Laboratory Services. Dr. Bernardo is a co-investigator at the Northeast Tuberculosis Regional Training and Medical Consultation Center (CDC), and a TB Control Officer, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Div of TB Prevention and Control. He is a Principal Investigator at the Boston University site, TB Trials Consortium and co-Principal Investigator, Massachusetts DPH site, TB Epidemiologic Studies Consortium;.

Outside of Boston Medical Center, Dr. Bernardo is a Pulmonary/TB Physician for Boston’s Health Care for the Homeless, Inc., with a weekly, full-service, evening TB Clinic at Pine Street Inn shelter, where Claire Murphy, RN, NP, and Dr Bernardo provide specialty care to persons with TB infection and disease.

Dr. Bernardo’s basic research interests include basic studies of the control of the phagovacuolar environment (human neutrophils and monomuclear phagocytes) using kinetic flow cytometry and novel flow cytometric techniques (NHLBI support), in collaboration with Elizabeth Simons, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry. For more details, please see our webpage of TB/HIV Basic Science Research.

Research Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Biochemistry


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SCH: INT A.Soclotechnilcal Systems Systems Approach for Improving Tuberculosis Diagnostics Using Mobile Health Technologies
08/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
University of Massachusetts, Lowell NIH NIBIB
1R01EB021900-01

Regional Training and Medical Consultation Center (RTMCC)
09/01/2005 - 12/31/2012 (PI)
New Jersey Medical School HHS CDC


TB Nursing Curriculum Module
09/30/2001 - 06/30/2003 (PI)
New Jersey Medical School HHS CDC

Tuberculosis Training Program - Boston
08/01/1996 - 07/31/2002 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5 K07 HL03035 05


TB Trials Consortium
09/23/2004 - 11/30/2010 (PI)
CDC

TB Trials - Holding Account
09/23/2003 - 10/05/2005 (PI)
CDC



Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2000 TUBERCULOSIS TRAINING PROGRAM--BOSTON 5K07HL003035-05 3
1999 TUBERCULOSIS TRAINING PROGRAM--BOSTON 5K07HL003035-04 3
1998 TUBERCULOSIS TRAINING PROGRAM--BOSTON 5K07HL003035-03 3
1997 TUBERCULOSIS TRAINING PROGRAM--BOSTON 5K07HL003035-02 3
1996 TUBERCULOSIS TRAINING PROGRAM--BOSTON 1K07HL003035-01A2 3
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Schoenberg NC, Barker AF, Bernardo J, Deterding RR, Ellner JJ, Hess DR, MacIntyre NR, Martinez FJ, Wilson KC. A Comparative Analysis of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Guideline Development Methodologies. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep 01; 196(5):621-627.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28731387.
  2. Chiswick EL, Mella JR, Bernardo J, Remick DG. Acute-Phase Deaths from Murine Polymicrobial Sepsis Are Characterized by Innate Immune Suppression Rather Than Exhaustion. J Immunol. 2015 Oct 15; 195(8):3793-802.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26371253; PMCID: PMC4592823; DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1500874;.
  3. Pollock NR, McAdam AJ, Pai M, Nardell EA, Bernardo J, Banaei N, Mobo J. Interferon ?-release assays for diagnosis of latent tuberculosis in healthcare workers in low-incidence settings: pros and cons. Clin Chem. 2014 May; 60(5):714-8. PMID: 24100806; DOI: 10.1373/clinchem.2012.201178;.
  4. Marks SM, Cronin W, Venkatappa T, Maltas G, Chon S, Sharnprapai S, Gaeddert M, Tapia J, Dorman SE, Etkind S, Crosby C, Blumberg HM, Bernardo J. The health-system benefits and cost-effectiveness of using Mycobacterium tuberculosis direct nucleic acid amplification testing to diagnose tuberculosis disease in the United States. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Aug; 57(4):532-42. PMID: 23697743; DOI: 10.1093/cid/cit336;.
  5. Mancuso JD, Bernardo J, Mazurek GH. The elusive "gold" standard for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Jan 15; 187(2):122-4. PMID: 23322793; DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201211-2033ED;.
  6. Han LL, Elvin P, Bernardo J. Nonclinical selection criteria for maximizing yield of nucleic acid amplification tests in tuberculosis diagnosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Aug; 50(8):2592-5. PMID: 22622440; PMCID: PMC3421530; DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00871-12;.
  7. Kellar KL, Gehrke J, Weis SE, Mahmutovic-Mayhew A, Davila B, Zajdowicz MJ, Scarborough R, LoBue PA, Lardizabal AA, Daley CL, Reves RR, Bernardo J, Campbell BH, Whitworth WC, Mazurek GH. Multiple cytokines are released when blood from patients with tuberculosis is stimulated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens. PLoS One. 2011; 6(11):e26545. PMID: 22132075; PMCID: PMC3221668; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026545;.
  8. Livingston KA, Lobato MN, Sosa LE, Budnick GE, Bernardo J. Mycobacterium tuberculosis testing practices in hospital, commercial and state laboratories in the New England states. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 Sep; 15(9):1218-22, i. PMID: 21943849; DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.10.0640;.
  9. Tschampl C, Bernardo J, Garvey T, Garnick D. The need for performance measures on testing for latent tuberculosis infection in primary care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011 Jul; 37(7):309-16. PMID: 21819029.
  10. Powell RD, Whitworth WC, Bernardo J, Moonan PK, Mazurek GH. Unusual interferon gamma measurements with QuantiFERON-TB Gold and QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube tests. PLoS One. 2011; 6(6):e20061. PMID: 21687702; PMCID: PMC3110578; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020061;.
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