UCLA Affiliated Training Program in Gastrointestinal Diseases, Los Angeles, CA 1989-1992
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
-Internal Medicine-Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
-The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba (1986-89, 1993- )
-Bingham Chair in Gastroenterology Research 2009-present
MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS
Bernstein CN, Shanahan F, Weinstein WM. Are we telling patients the truth about surveillance colonoscopy in ulcerative colitis? Lancet 1994: 343; 71-74.
Bernstein CN, Boult IF, Greenberg HM, van der Putten W, Duffy G, Grahame GR. A prospective randomized comparison between small bowel enteroclysis and small bowel follow-through in Crohn's disease. Gastroenterology 1997; 113: 390-398.
Bernstein CN, Blanchard JF, Rawsthorne P, Wajda A. The epidemiology of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in a central Canadian province: A population-based study. American Journal of Epidemiology 1999; 149: 916-924.
Bernstein CN, Blanchard JF, Leslie WD, Wajda A, Yu N. The incidence of fractures among patients with IBD: A population-based study. Annals of Internal Medicine 2000; 133: 795-799.
Bernstein CN, Sargent M, Rector E. Alteration in expression of beta-2 integrins on lamina propria lymphocytes in ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Clinical Immunology 2002; 104: 67-72.
Bernstein CN, Leslie WD, Leboff M. AGA Technical Review: Osteoporosis in
Bernstein CN, Nayar G, Hamel A, Blanchard JF. A pursuit of animal borne infections in the mucosa of subjects with inflammatory bowel disease and population-based controls. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2003; 41:4986-90.
Bernstein CN, Metge C, Blanchard JF, Yogendran M. Does the use of 5-aminosalicylates in inflammatory bowel disease prevent the development of colorectal cancer? American Journal of Gastroenterology 2003; 98: 2784-2788.
Bernstein CN, Blanchard JF, Rawsthorne P, Collins MT. A population-based case control study of seroprevalence of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2004; 42:1129-1135.
Pitz M, Cheang M, Bernstein CN. Defining the predictors of the placebo response in irritable bowel syndrome. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2005; 3: 237-47.
Eckburg P, Bik EM, Bernstein CN, Purdom E, Dethlefsen L, Sargent M, Gill SR, Nelson K, Relman DA. Diversity of the human intestinal microbial flora. Science; 2005; 308:
Bernstein CN, Wajda A, Blanchard JF. The clustering of other chronic inflammatory diseases in IBD: A population-based study. Gastroenterology 2005; 129:827-36.
Bernstein CN, Rawsthorne, P, Cheang M, Blanchard JF. A population-based case control study of potential risk factors for IBD. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2006; 101(5):993-1002.
Bernstein CN, Wajda A, Svenson LW, MacKenzie A, Koehoorn M, Jackson M, Fedorak R, Israel D, Blanchard JF. The epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease in Canada: A population-based study: A population-based study. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2006; 101:1559-68.
Bernstein CN. The placebo effect for gastroenterology: Tool or torment. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2006; 4:1302-8.
Kotlowski R, Bernstein CN, Sepehri S, Krause DO. High prevalence of Escherichia coli belonging to the B2+D phylogenetic group in inflammatory bowel disease. Gut 2007; 56: 669-75.
Bernstein CN, Blanchard JF, Wajda A. The incidence of arterial thromboembolic diseases in inflammatory bowel disease: A population-based study. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2008; 6: 41-5.
Walker JR, Ediger JP, Graff LA, Greenfeld JM, Clara I, Lix L, Rawsthorne P, Miller N, Rogala L, McPhail C, Bernstein CN. The Manitoba IBD Cohort Study: A population-based study of the prevalence of lifetime and twelve-month anxiety and mood disorders. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2008; 103:1989-97.
Bernstein CN, Shanahan F. Disorders of a modern lifestyle– reconciling the epidemiology of inflammatory bowel diseases. Gut 2008; 57:1185-91.
Clara I, Lix LM, Walker JR, Graff LA, Miller N, Rogala L, Rawsthorne P, Bernstein CN. The Manitoba IBD Index: Evidence for a New and Simple Indicator of IBD Activity. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2009; (in press).
-Scientific Director of annual University of Manitoba GI symposium, 14th year, 2009