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Research Expertise & Professional Interests 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.

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Concept Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Concept Tuberculosis
Concept Tuberculosis, Cardiovascular
Concept Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Concept Tuberculosis, Multidrug-Resistant
Concept Latent Tuberculosis
Academic Article Rifampin preventive therapy for tuberculosis in Boston's homeless.
Academic Article Tuberculosis: a disease of the 1990s.
Academic Article Comparison of a whole-blood interferon gamma assay with tuberculin skin testing for detecting latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
Academic Article Tuberculin skin testing surveillance of health care personnel.
Academic Article Short-course rifampin and pyrazinamide compared with isoniazid for latent tuberculosis infection: a multicenter clinical trial.
Academic Article Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection by whole-blood interferon-gamma release assay.
Academic Article The effects of local review on informed consent documents from a multicenter clinical trials consortium.
Academic Article Aortobifemoral graft infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis: treatment with abscess drainage, debridement, and long-term administration of antibiotic agents.
Academic Article Self-assessment of tuberculosis infection risk by urban adolescents.
Academic Article Short-course rifampin and pyrazinamide compared with isoniazid for latent tuberculosis infection: a cost-effectiveness analysis based on a multicenter clinical trial.
Academic Article Tuberculosis prevention in college students.
Academic Article Predicting non-completion of treatment for latent tuberculous infection: a prospective survey.
Academic Article An official ATS statement: hepatotoxicity of antituberculosis therapy.
Academic Article Prospective comparison of the tuberculin skin test and 2 whole-blood interferon-gamma release assays in persons with suspected tuberculosis.
Academic Article Substitution of moxifloxacin for isoniazid during intensive phase treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Academic Article How are we creating fluoroquinolone-resistant tuberculosis?
Academic Article Unusual interferon gamma measurements with QuantiFERON-TB Gold and QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube tests.
Academic Article The need for performance measures on testing for latent tuberculosis infection in primary care.
Academic Article Mycobacterium tuberculosis testing practices in hospital, commercial and state laboratories in the New England states.
Academic Article Multiple cytokines are released when blood from patients with tuberculosis is stimulated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens.
Academic Article Nonclinical selection criteria for maximizing yield of nucleic acid amplification tests in tuberculosis diagnosis.
Academic Article The elusive "gold" standard for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
Academic Article The health-system benefits and cost-effectiveness of using Mycobacterium tuberculosis direct nucleic acid amplification testing to diagnose tuberculosis disease in the United States.
Academic Article Interferon ?-release assays for diagnosis of latent tuberculosis in healthcare workers in low-incidence settings: pros and cons.
Grant Tuberculosis Training Program - Boston
Academic Article Informed use of bedaquiline for tuberculosis.
Academic Article Increasing Drug Resistance Among Persons With Tuberculosis in Massachusetts, 2009-2018.
Grant SCH: INT A.Soclotechnilcal Systems Systems Approach for Improving Tuberculosis Diagnostics Using Mobile Health Technologies

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