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Ira Bergman, MD, PhD

Job Title Chief, Division of Child Neurology
Job Title Interim Chief, Child Development Unit
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5520 Phone
412-692-6787 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Chicago
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital


  • Gao Y, Whitaker-Dowling P, Griffin JA, Barmada MA, Bergman I. Recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus targeted to Her2/neu combines with anti-CTLA4 antibody eliminates implanted mammary tumors. Cancer Gene Therapy, 2009; 16:44-52.
  • Bergman I, Griffin JA, Gao Y, Whitaker-Dowling P: Treatment of implanted mammary tumors with recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus targeted to Her2/neu. International Journal of Cancer, 2007; 121: 425-30.
  • Bergman I, Whitaker-Dowling P, Gao Y, Griffin JA: Preferential targeting of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus to breast cancer cells. Virology, 2004; 330: 24-33.
  • Bergman I, Barmada BA, Griffin JA, Slamon, DJ: Treatment of meningeal breast cancer xenografts in the rat with an anti-p185/Her2 antibody. Clinical Cancer Research, 2001;7:2050-6.

    View Dr. Bergman's full list of publications from PubMed.

Research Interests

  • Immunologic Therapy of Leptomeningeal Cancer
  • Viral and Immunologic Therapy of Cancer

Clinical Specialties

  • Diagnostic Child Neurology
  • Neonatal Neurology
  • Neuro-Oncology
Last Update
July 2, 2012
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Last Update
July 2, 2012