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    Caryn Bern, MD, MPH

    Address50 Beale Street
    San Francisco CA 94143

       Overview 
       Interests
      Chagas disease, visceral leishmaniasis, epidemiology, control, pathogenesis, diagnosis

       ORNG Applications 
       Global Health

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      1. Clark EH, Marks MA, Gilman RH, Fernandez AB, Crawford TC, Samuels AM, Hidron AI, Galdos-Cardenas G, Menacho-Mendez GS, Bozo-Gutierrez RW, Martin DL, Bern C. Circulating Serum Markers and QRS Scar Score in Chagas Cardiomyopathy. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Jan 7; 92(1):39-44.
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      2. Watkins ER, Shamasunder S, Cascino T, White KL, Katrak S, Bern C, Schwartz BS. Visceral leishmaniasis-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a traveler returning from a pilgrimage to the camino de santiago. J Travel Med. 2014 Nov; 21(6):429-32.
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      3. Saito M, Goel-Apaza S, Espetia S, Velasquez D, Cabrera L, Loli S, Crabtree JE, Black RE, Kosek M, Checkley W, Zimic M, Bern C, Cama V, Gilman RH. Multiple norovirus infections in a birth cohort in a Peruvian Periurban community. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Feb; 58(4):483-91.
        View in: PubMed PMC3905757
      4. Argaw D, Mulugeta A, Herrero M, Nombela N, Teklu T, Tefera T, Belew Z, Alvar J, Bern C. Risk factors for visceral Leishmaniasis among residents and migrants in Kafta-Humera, Ethiopia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Nov; 7(11):e2543.
        View in: PubMed PMC3820755
      5. Tornheim JA, Lozano Beltran DF, Gilman RH, Castellon M, Solano Mercado MA, Sullca W, Torrico F, Bern C. Improved completion rates and characterization of drug reactions with an intensive Chagas disease treatment program in rural Bolivia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(9):e2407.
        View in: PubMed PMC3777865
      6. Samuels AM, Clark EH, Galdos-Cardenas G, Wiegand RE, Ferrufino L, Menacho S, Gil J, Spicer J, Budde J, Levy MZ, Bozo RW, Gilman RH, Bern C. Epidemiology of and impact of insecticide spraying on Chagas disease in communities in the Bolivian Chaco. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(8):e2358.
        View in: PubMed PMC3731239
      7. Castro-Sesquen YE, Gilman RH, Yauri V, Cok J, Angulo N, Escalante H, Bern C. Detection of soluble antigen and DNA of Trypanosoma cruzi in urine is independent of renal injury in the guinea pig model. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e58480.
        View in: PubMed PMC3592799
      8. Castro-Sesquen YE, Gilman RH, Paico H, Yauri V, Angulo N, Ccopa F, Bern C. Cell death and serum markers of collagen metabolism during cardiac remodeling in Cavia porcellus experimentally infected with Trypanosoma cruzi. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(2):e1996.
        View in: PubMed PMC3566988
      9. Bern C. Chagas disease in the immunosuppressed host. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2012 Aug; 25(4):450-7.
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      10. Alvar J, VĂ©lez ID, Bern C, Herrero M, Desjeux P, Cano J, Jannin J, den Boer M. Leishmaniasis worldwide and global estimates of its incidence. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e35671.
        View in: PubMed PMC3365071
      11. Bern C, Kjos S, Yabsley MJ, Montgomery SP. Trypanosoma cruzi and Chagas' Disease in the United States. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2011 Oct; 24(4):655-81.
        View in: PubMed PMC3194829
      12. Levy MZ, Small DS, Vilhena DA, Bowman NM, Kawai V, Cornejo del Carpio JG, Cordova-Benzaquen E, Gilman RH, Bern C, Plotkin JB. Retracing micro-epidemics of Chagas disease using epicenter regression. PLoS Comput Biol. 2011 Sep; 7(9):e1002146.
        View in: PubMed PMC3174153
      13. Ozaki M, Islam S, Rahman KM, Rahman A, Luby SP, Bern C. Economic consequences of post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis in a rural Bangladeshi community. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Sep; 85(3):528-34.
        View in: PubMed PMC3163879
      14. Bern C. Antitrypanosomal therapy for chronic Chagas' disease. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun 30; 364(26):2527-34.
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      15. Chowdhury R, Dotson E, Blackstock AJ, McClintock S, Maheswary NP, Faria S, Islam S, Akter T, Kroeger A, Akhter S, Bern C. Comparison of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying to control the vector of visceral leishmaniasis in Mymensingh District, Bangladesh. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 May; 84(5):662-7.
        View in: PubMed PMC3083730
      16. Chin-Hong PV, Schwartz BS, Bern C, Montgomery SP, Kontak S, Kubak B, Morris MI, Nowicki M, Wright C, Ison MG. Screening and treatment of chagas disease in organ transplant recipients in the United States: recommendations from the chagas in transplant working group. Am J Transplant. 2011 Apr; 11(4):672-80.
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      17. Hidron AI, Gilman RH, Justiniano J, Blackstock AJ, Lafuente C, Selum W, Calderon M, Verastegui M, Ferrufino L, Valencia E, Tornheim JA, O'Neal S, Comer R, Galdos-Cardenas G, Bern C. Chagas cardiomyopathy in the context of the chronic disease transition. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010; 4(5):e688.
        View in: PubMed PMC2872643
      18. Bern C, Courtenay O, Alvar J. Of cattle, sand flies and men: a systematic review of risk factor analyses for South Asian visceral leishmaniasis and implications for elimination. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010; 4(2):e599.
        View in: PubMed PMC2817719
      19. Rahman KM, Islam S, Rahman MW, Kenah E, Ghalib CM, Galive CM, Zahid MM, Maguire J, Rahman M, Haque R, Luby SP, Bern C. Increasing incidence of post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis in a population-based study in Bangladesh. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jan 1; 50(1):73-6.
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      20. Bern C, Verastegui M, Gilman RH, Lafuente C, Galdos-Cardenas G, Calderon M, Pacori J, Del Carmen Abastoflor M, Aparicio H, Brady MF, Ferrufino L, Angulo N, Marcus S, Sterling C, Maguire JH. Congenital Trypanosoma cruzi transmission in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Dec 1; 49(11):1667-74.
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