John L. Berk, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

(617) 638-4848
72 E. Concord St Housman (R)

Biography

Expertise in Amyloidosis with specific emphasis in Familial and localized amyloid disease; pulmonary fibrosis.

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University, MD
  • Wesleyan University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/20/2017

    Arvanitis M, Chan GG, Jacobson DR, Berk JL, Connors LH, Ruberg FL. Prevalence of mutant ATTR cardiac amyloidosis in elderly African Americans with heart failure. Amyloid. 2017 Dec; 24(4):253-255. PMID: 29052438.

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  • Published on 9/13/2017

    Schonhoft JD, Monteiro C, Plate L, Eisele YS, Kelly JM, Boland D, Parker CG, Cravatt BF, Teruya S, Helmke S, Maurer M, Berk J, Sekijima Y, Novais M, Coelho T, Powers ET, Kelly JW. Peptide probes detect misfolded transthyretin oligomers in plasma of hereditary amyloidosis patients. Sci Transl Med. 2017 Sep 13; 9(407). PMID: 28904227.

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  • Published on 9/1/2017

    Salinaro F, Meier-Ewert HK, Miller EJ, Pandey S, Sanchorawala V, Berk JL, Seldin DC, Ruberg FL. Longitudinal systolic strain, cardiac function improvement, and survival following treatment of light-chain (AL) cardiac amyloidosis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Sep 01; 18(9):1057-1064. PMID: 27965280.

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  • Published on 7/18/2017

    Berk JL. Artificial neural network modelling of ATTR amyloidosis: is now the time? Amyloid. 2017 Sep; 24(3):141-142. PMID: 28719235.

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  • Published on 4/10/2017

    Govender P, Keyes CM, Hankinson EA, O'Hara CJ, Sanchorawala V, Berk JL. Transbronchial biopsies safely diagnose amyloid lung disease. Amyloid. 2017 Mar; 24(1):37-41. PMID: 28393574.

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  • Published on 4/7/2017

    Dyck PJ, Kincaid JC, Dyck PJB, Chaudhry V, Goyal NA, Alves C, Salhi H, Wiesman JF, Labeyrie C, Robinson-Papp J, Cardoso M, Laura M, Ruzhansky K, Cortese A, Brannagan TH, Khoury J, Khella S, Waddington-Cruz M, Ferreira J, Wang AK, Pinto MV, Ayache SS, Benson MD, Berk JL, Coelho T, Polydefkis M, Gorevic P, Adams DH, Plante-Bordeneuve V, Whelan C, Merlini G, Heitner S, Drachman BM, Conceição I, Klein CJ, Gertz MA, Ackermann EJ, Hughes SG, Mauermann ML, Bergemann R, Lodermeier KA, Davies JL, Carter RE, Litchy WJ. Assessing mNIS+7Ionis and international neurologists' proficiency in a familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy trial. Muscle Nerve. 2017 Nov; 56(5):901-911. PMID: 28063170.

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  • Published on 3/24/2017

    Pulido V, Doros G, Berk JL, Sanchorawala V. The six-minute walk test in patients with AL amyloidosis: a single centre case series. Br J Haematol. 2017 May; 177(3):388-394. PMID: 28340285.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Arvanitis M, Koch CM, Chan GG, Torres-Arancivia C, LaValley MP, Jacobson DR, Berk JL, Connors LH, Ruberg FL. Identification of Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis Using Serum Retinol-Binding Protein 4 and a Clinical Prediction Model. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Mar 01; 2(3):305-313. PMID: 28196196.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Benson MD, Berk JL, Connors LH, Dasgupta NR. Familial wild-type transthyretin cardiomyopathy. Amyloid. 2017 Mar; 24(sup1):91-92. PMID: 28434303.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Arvanitis M, Simon S, Chan G, Fine D, Beardsley P, LaValley M, Jacobson D, Koch C, Berk JL, Connors LH, Ruberg FL. Retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4) concentration identifies V122I transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis. Amyloid. 2017 Mar; 24(sup1):120-121. PMID: 28434357.

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