Stephen Bergin, MD, PhD

Stephen Bergin


The Ohio State University, MD, 2019
The Ohio State University, PhD, Immunology, 2017
Duke University, BS, Chemistry, 2011

Research Interests

Cancer immunology, functional neurosurgery, spinal prosthetics


Neurosurgery, family, soccer, lawn care


  1. Blaszczak AM, Wright VP, Anandani K, Liu J, Jalilvand A, Bergin SM, Nicoloro SM, Czech MP, Lafuse W, Deng T, Bradley D, Hsueh WA. Loss of Antigen Presentation in Adipose Tissue Macrophages or in Adipocytes, but Not Both, Improves Glucose Metabolism. Journal of Immunology. 2019.
  2. Bergin SM, Dunn AL, Smith LG, Drapeau AI. Management of Hydrocephalus in Infants with Severe Hemophilia A: Two Case Reports. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2018.
  3. Xiao R*, Bergin SM*, Huang W, Mansour AG, Judd RT, Widstrom K, Caligiuri MA, Cao L. Enriched environment regulates thymocyte development and alleviates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in mice. Brain, Behavior and Immunity. 2018.
  4. Deng T, Liu J, Deng Y, Minze L, Xiao X, Wright V, Yu R, Li XC, Blaszczak A, Bergin SM, DeSilvestro D, Judd RT, Caligiuri MA, Hsueh W. Adipocyte MHCII stimulates diet-induced adipose inflammation and insulin resistance by decreasing regulatory T cell abundance in adipose tissue” Nature Communications. 2017.
  5. Xiao R*, Bergin SM*, Huang W, Slater A, Judd R, Scoville S, Chen L, Caligiuri MA, Cao L. Environmental and genetic activation of hypothalamic BDNF modulates T-cell immunity to exert an anticancer phenotype. Cancer Immunology Research. 2016.
  6. Deng T, Lyon CJ, Bergin SM, Caligiuri MA, Hsueh WA. Obesity, inflammation, and cancer. Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease. 2016.
  7. Scoville SD, Mundy-Bosse BL, Zhang MH, Chen L, Zhang X, Keller KA, Hughes T, Chen L, Cheng S, Bergin SM, Mao HC, McClory S, Yu J, Carson WE, Caligiuri MA, Freud AG. A Progenitor Cell Expressing Transcription Factor RORγt Generates All Human Innate Lymphoid Cell Subsets. Immunity. 2016.
  8. Alvarez-Breckenridge CA, Yu JH, Price R., Wei M, Nowicki MO, Yoonhee P, Bergin SM, Hwang C, Kauer B, Caligiuri MA, Chiocca EA. The HDAC inhibitor valproic acid lessens NK cell action against oncolytic virus-infected glioblastoma cells with inhibition of STAT5/T-BET signaling and IFNgamma generation. Journal of Virology. 2012. 
  9. Bergin SM, Rathmell AR, Charbonneua P, Wiley BJ. The effect of nanowire length and width on the properties of transparent conducting films. NanoScale. 2012.

*Indicates co-first authorship