Fellows
Michael D. Bern

Michael D. Bern, MD, PhD

First-year Fellow

Began fellowship in 2022

Biosketch

Education
2007-2011 BS, Physics, Duke University, Durham, NC
2011-2012 Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC
2012-2020 MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Post-graduate Training
2020-2022 Internal Medicine Residency, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
2016-2020 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, Individual Fellowship (F30), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
2019 Dr. William A. Rubenstein Award in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
2020 David M. Kipnis Award in Biomedical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  • The Transcription Factor Bach2 Negatively Regulates Murine Natural Killer Cell Maturation and Function
    Li S, Bern MD, Miao B, Fan C, Xing X, Inoue T, Piersma SJ, Wang T, Colonna M, Kurosaki T, Yokoyama WM
    Elife 2022 Oct 3;11:e77294
  • Control of Viral Infection by Natural Killer Cell Inhibitory Receptors
    Parikh BA, Bern MD, Piersma SJ, Yang L, Beckman DL, Poursine-Laurent J, Plougastel-Douglas B, Yokoyama WM
    Cell Rep 2020 Jul 28;32(4):107969
  • CDC1 Prime and Are Licensed by CD4(+) T Cells to Induce Anti-Tumour Immunity
    Ferris ST, Durai V, Wu R, Theisen DJ, Ward JP, Bern MD, Davidson JT 4th, Bagadia P, Liu T, Briseno CG, Li L, Gillanders WE, Wu GF, Yokoyama WM, Murphy TL, Schreiber RD, Murphy KM
    Nature 2020 Aug;584(7822):624-629
  • Toxoplasma Gondii Infection Drives Conversion of NK Cells Into ILC1-Like Cells
    Park E, Patel S, Wang Q, Andhey P, Zaitsev K, Porter S, Hershey M, Bern M, Plougastel-Douglas B, Collins P, Colonna M, Murphy KM, Oltz E, Artyomov M, Sibley LD, Yokoyama WM
    Elife 2019 Aug 8;8:e47605
  • Viral MHCI Inhibition Evades Tissue-Resident Memory T Cell Formation and Responses
    Lauron EJ, Yang L, Harvey IB, Sojka DK, Williams GD, Paley MA, Bern MD, Park E, Victorino F, Boon ACM, Yokoyama WM
    J Exp Med 2019 Jan 7;216(1):117-132
  • Inducible Down-Regulation of MHC Class I Results in Natural Killer Cell Tolerance
    Bern MD, Parikh BA, Yang L, Beckman DL, Poursine-Laurent J, Yokoyama WM
    J Exp Med 2019 Jan 7;216(1):99-116
  • Immunoreceptor Tyrosine-Based Inhibitory Motif-Dependent Functions of an MHC Class I-Specific NK Cell Receptor
    Bern MD, Beckman DL, Ebihara T, Taffner SM, Poursine-Laurent J, White JM, Yokoyama WM
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2017 Oct 3;114(40):E8440-E8447
  • Runx3 Specifies Lineage Commitment of Innate Lymphoid Cells
    Ebihara T, Song C, Ryu SH, Plougastel-Douglas B, Yang L, Levanon D, Groner Y, Bern MD, Stappenbeck TS, Colonna M, Egawa T, Yokoyama WM
    Nat Immunol 2015 Nov;16(11):1124-33
  • Stable Pausing by RNA Polymerase II Provides an Opportunity to Target and Integrate Regulatory Signals
    Henriques T, Gilchrist DA, Nechaev S, Bern M, Muse GW, Burkholder A, Fargo DC, Adelman K
    Mol Cell 2013 Nov 21;52(4):517-28
  • IKKbeta Phosphorylation Regulates RPS3 Nuclear Translocation and NF-KappaB Function During Infection With Escherichia Coli Strain O157:H7
    Wan F, Weaver A, Gao X, Bern M, Hardwidge PR, Lenardo MJ
    Nat Immunol 2011 Apr;12(4):335-43