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Carmen R. Bergom MD, PhD

Carmen R. Bergom MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Radiation Oncology
Program: Clinical

Member of the Cancer Center


  • Adaptive replanning to account for lumpectomy cavity change in sequential boost after whole-breast irradiation. (Chen X, Qiao Q, DeVries A, Li W, Currey A, Kelly T, Bergom C, Wilson JF, Li XA) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Dec 1;90(5):1208-15 PMID 25442046
  • The SmgGDS splice variant SmgGDS-558 is a key promoter of tumor growth and RhoA signaling in breast cancer. (Hauser AD, Bergom C, Schuld NJ, Chen X, Lorimer EL, Huang J, Mackinnon AC, Williams CL) Mol Cancer Res 2014 Jan;12(1):130-42 PMID 24197117
  • A phase I/II study piloting accelerated partial breast irradiation using CT-guided intensity modulated radiation therapy in the prone position. (Bergom C, Prior P, Kainz K, Morrow NV, Ahunbay EE, Walker A, Allen Li X, White J) Radiother Oncol 2013 Aug;108(2):215-9 PMID 23932158
  • Prone whole-breast irradiation using three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy in women undergoing breast conservation for early disease yields high rates of excellent to good cosmetic outcomes in patients with large and/or pendulous breasts. (Bergom C, Kelly T, Morrow N, Wilson JF, Walker A, Xiang Q, Ahn KW, White J) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012 Jul 1;83(3):821-8 PMID 22208973
  • An alternatively spliced isoform of PECAM-1 is expressed at high levels in human and murine tissues, and suggests a novel role for the C-terminus of PECAM-1 in cytoprotective signaling. (Bergom C, Paddock C, Gao C, Holyst T, Newman DK, Newman PJ) J Cell Sci 2008 Apr 15;121(Pt 8):1235-42 PMID 18388311
  • The cell-adhesion and signaling molecule PECAM-1 is a molecular mediator of resistance to genotoxic chemotherapy. (Bergom C, Goel R, Paddock C, Gao C, Newman DK, Matsuyama S, Newman PJ) Cancer Biol Ther 2006 Dec;5(12):1699-707 PMID 17106245
  • Mechanisms of PECAM-1-mediated cytoprotection and implications for cancer cell survival. (Bergom C, Gao C, Newman PJ) Leuk Lymphoma 2005 Oct;46(10):1409-21 PMID 16194886
  • Endothelial cell PECAM-1 confers protection against endotoxic shock. (Maas M, Stapleton M, Bergom C, Mattson DL, Newman DK, Newman PJ) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2005 Jan;288(1):H159-64 PMID 15319204
  • PECAM-1 functions as a specific and potent inhibitor of mitochondrial-dependent apoptosis. (Gao C, Sun W, Christofidou-Solomidou M, Sawada M, Newman DK, Bergom C, Albelda SM, Matsuyama S, Newman PJ) Blood 2003 Jul 1;102(1):169-79 PMID 12649141
  • Grants and Awards

  • Examining the Role of DiRas Small GTPases in Glioblastoma Multiforme (#9306683 07/10/2014 - 07/09/2015) Sponsor: Research Affairs Committee
  • ACS PILOT-13A: Examining Novel Tumor Suppressors in Breast Cancer (#9208164 08/01/2013 - 10/31/2014) Sponsor: American Cancer Society National
  • CTSI Mentored Clinical/Translational Research Scholars Program (#9520197 05/01/2011 - 04/30/2016) PI of The Role of DiRas Family Tumor Suppressors in Breast Cancer (#5520308)
  • Cancer Biology (BC) (#9520213 11/01/2011 - 06/30/2021) PI of Cancer Cell Biology Recruitment of Carmen Bergom (#5520284)
  • Last update: 01/16/2015