Joel Bergh

Joel Bergh, Ph.D

Joel Bergh, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Ph.D., 2003, University of Delaware
M.B.A., 2001, University of Delaware
B.S., 1996, University of Houston - Clear Lake


Modern Biology (BIO 1320)
Genetics (BIO 2450) - Lab Coordinator

Research Interests

Molecular Biology, Biological Education

Selected Publications

Mousa S.A., Bergh J.J., Dier E., Rebbaa A., O'Connor L.J., Yalcin M., Aljada A., Dyskin E., Davis F.B., Lin H.Y., Davis P.J. 2008. Tetraiodothyroacetic acid, a small molecule integrin ligand blocks VEGF and bFGF stimulated angiogenesis. Angiogenesis 1:183-90.

Lin, H-Y., Lansing, L., Merillon J.M., Davis F.B., Tang H.Y., Shih A, Vitrac X, Krisa S, Keating T, Cao H.J., Bergh, J.J., Quackenbush S., and Davis P.J. 2006. Integrin alphaVBeta3 contains a receptor site for resveratrol.” FASEB J. 20(10):1742-4.

Bergh, J.J., Shao, Y., Puente, E.C., Duncan, R.L., and Farach-Carson, M.C. 2005. Osteoblast Ca2+ permeability and voltage-sensitive calcium channel expression is temporally regulated by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3. American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology.

Mousa, S.A., O'Connor, L.J., Bergh, J.J., Davis, F.B., Scanlan, T.S., and Davis, P.J. 2005. The proangiogenic action of thyroid hormone analogue GC-1 is initiated at an integrin.” J of Cardiovascular Pharmacology 46:356-360.

Bergh, J.J., Lansing, L., Lin, H.-Y., Mohamed, S.N., Davis, F.B., Mousa, S.A., and Davis, P.J. 2005. Integrin αVβ3 contains a cell surface receptor site for thyroid hormone that is linked to activation of MAPK and induction of angiogenesis. Endocrinology 146:2864-71.

Farach-Carson, M.C., Bergh, J.J., and Xu, Y. 2004. Integrating rapid responses to 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 with transcriptional changes in osteoblasts:Ca2+ regulated pathways to the nucleus. Steroids 69:543-7.

Bergh, J.J., Xu, Y., and Farach-Carson, M.C. 2004. Osteoprotegerin expression and secretion is regulated by calcium influx through the L-type voltage-sensitive calcium channel. Endocrinology 145:426-36.

Bergh, J.J., Shao, Y., Akanbi, K.A., and Farach-Carson, M.C. 2003. Rodent osteoblastic cells express voltage-sensitive calcium channels lacking a gamma subunit. Calcified Tissue International 73:502-10.

Swann, S.L., Bergh, J.J., Farach-Carson, M.C., and Koh, J.T. 2002. Rational design of vitamin D3 analogues which selectively restore activity to a vitamin D receptor mutant associated with rickets. Organic Letters 31:3863-6.

Liu, R., Li, W., Karin, N.J., Bergh, J.J., Adler-Storthz, K., and Farach-Carson, M.C. 2000. Ribozyme ablation demonstrates that the cardiac subtype of the voltage-sensitive calcium channel is the molecular transducer of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3-stimulated calcium influx in osteoblastic cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry 275:8711-8.

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