Michel J. Berg, M.D.

Michel J. Berg, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 756-2311
Administrative: (585) 275-8237

Journal Articles

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2016 Nov
Wychowski T, Hussain A, Tivarus ME, Birbeck GL, Berg MJ, Potchen M. "Qualitative analysis of double inversion recovery MRI in drug-resistant epilepsy." Epilepsy research. 2016 Nov; 127:195-199. Epub 2016 Sep 03.
2016 Apr 26
French JA, Berg MJ. "The place of generic modified-release formulations for epilepsy: Slow and steady." Neurology. 2016 Apr 26; 86(17):1572-3. Epub 2016 Mar 25.
2016 Apr
Privitera MD, Welty TE, Gidal BE, Diaz FJ, Krebill R, Szaflarski JP, Dworetzky BA, Pollard JR, Elder EJ, Jiang W, Jiang X, Berg M. "Generic-to-generic lamotrigine switches in people with epilepsy: the randomised controlled EQUIGEN trial." The Lancet. Neurology. 2016 Apr; 15(4):365-72. Epub 2016 Feb 12.
2015 Jun
King-Stephens D, Mirro E, Weber PB, Laxer KD, Van Ness PC, Salanova V, Spencer DC, Heck CN, Goldman A, Jobst B, Shields DC, Bergey GK, Eisenschenk S, Worrell GA, Rossi MA, Gross RE, Cole AJ, Sperling MR, Nair DR, Gwinn RP, Park YD, Rutecki PA, Fountain NB, Wharen RE, Hirsch LJ, Miller IO, Barkley GL, Edwards JC, Geller EB, Berg MJ, Sadler TL, Sun FT, Morrell MJ. "Lateralization of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with chronic ambulatory electrocorticography." Epilepsia. 2015 Jun; 56(6):959-67. Epub 2015 May 19.
2015 Feb 24
Bergey GK, Morrell MJ, Mizrahi EM, Goldman A, King-Stephens D, Nair D, Srinivasan S, Jobst B, Gross RE, Shields DC, Barkley G, Salanova V, Olejniczak P, Cole A, Cash SS, Noe K, Wharen R, Worrell G, Murro AM, Edwards J, Duchowny M, Spencer D, Smith M, Geller E, Gwinn R, Skidmore C, Eisenschenk S, Berg M, Heck C, Van Ness P, Fountain N, Rutecki P, Massey A, O'Donovan C, Labar D, Duckrow RB, Hirsch LJ, Courtney T, Sun FT, Seale CG. "Long-term treatment with responsive brain stimulation in adults with refractory partial seizures." Neurology. 2015 Feb 24; 84(8):810-7. Epub 2015 Jan 23.
2014 Aug 15
McDonald DA, Shi C, Shenkar R, Gallione CJ, Akers AL, Li S, de Castro N, Berg MJ, Corcoran DL, Awad IA, Marchuk DA. "Lesions from patients with sporadic cerebral cavernous malformations harbor somatic mutations in the CCM genes: evidence for a common biochemical pathway for CCM pathogenesis." Human molecular genetics. 2014 Aug 15; 23(16):4357-70. Epub 2014 Apr 03.
2014 Jul
Privitera M, Welty T, Gidal B, Carlson C, Pollard J, Berg M. "How Do Clinicians Adjust Lamotrigine Doses and Use Lamotrigine Blood Levels?-A Q-PULSE Survey." Epilepsy currents. 2014 Jul; 14(4):218-23.
2013 Dec
Diaz FJ, Berg MJ, Krebill R, Welty T, Gidal BE, Alloway R, Privitera M. "Random-effects linear modeling and sample size tables for two special crossover designs of average bioequivalence studies: the four-period, two-sequence, two-formulation and six-period, three-sequence, three-formulation designs." Clinical pharmacokinetics. 2013 Dec; 52(12):1033-43.
Meyers CW; Berg MJ. "Benign MRI findings and their pathologic mimics." Neurology: Clinical Practice. 2013; 3: 155-160.
2012 Oct 30
Scully MA, Yeaney GA, Compton ML, Berg MJ. "SWAN MRI revealing multiple microhemorrhages secondary to septic emboli from mucormycosis." Neurology. 2012 Oct 30; 79(18):1932-3.
2012 Aug 28
Berg MJ, Abou-Khalil B. "Childhood febrile status epilepticus: chicken or egg? Does it matter?" Neurology. 2012 Aug 28; 79(9):840-1. Epub 2012 Jul 25.
Engel J.; McDermott MP.; Wiebe S.; for the Early Randomized Surgical Epilepsy Trial (ERSET) Study Group. "Early Surgical Therapy fo Drug-Resistant Temporla Lobe Epilepsy - A Raondomized Trial". JAMA. 2012; 307(9): 922-930.
Morrell MJ; On behalf of the RNS System in Epilepsy Study Group. "Responsive cortical stimulation for the treatment of medically intractable partial epilepsy." Neurology. 2011; 77: 1295-1304.
2010 Jun
Janelsins MC, Roscoe JA, Berg MJ, Thompson BD, Gallagher MJ, Morrow GR, Heckler CE, Jean-Pierre P, Opanashuk LA, Gross RA. "IGF-1 partially restores chemotherapy-induced reductions in neural cell proliferation in adult C57BL/6 mice." Cancer investigation. 2010 Jun; 28(5):544-53.
2010 Mar
Chan AC, Li DY, Berg MJ, Whitehead KJ. "Recent insights into cerebral cavernous malformations: animal models of CCM and the human phenotype." The FEBS journal. 2010 Mar; 277(5):1076-83. Epub 2010 Jan 22.
Chan, AC; Li, DY; Berg, MJ; Whitehead, KJ. "Recent insights into cerebral cavernous malformations: animal models of CCM and the human phenotype." FEBS Journal. 2010; 277(5): 1076-1083.
Engel J Jr, McDermott MP, Wiebe S, Langfitt JT, Erba G, Gardiner I, Stern J, Dewar S, Sperling MR, Jacobs M, Kieburtz K; Early Randomized Surgical Epilepsy Trial (ERSET) Study Group. "Design considerations for a multicenter randomized controlled trial of early surgery for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy." Epilepsia. 2010; 51(10): 1978-86.
2009 Sep 1
Chahine LM, Berg MJ. "Clinical reasoning: cerebral cavernous malformations." Neurology. 2009 Sep 1; 73(9):e44-9.
2008 Dec
Al-Shahi Salman R, Berg MJ, Morrison L, Awad IA, . "Hemorrhage from cavernous malformations of the brain: definition and reporting standards. Angioma Alliance Scientific Advisory Board." Stroke. 2008 Dec; 39(12):3222-30. Epub 2008 Oct 30.
2008 Nov
Berg MJ, Gross RA, Haskins LS, Zingaro WM, Tomaszewski KJ. "Generic substitution in the treatment of epilepsy: patient and physician perceptions." Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2008 Nov; 13(4):693-9. Epub 2008 Sep 10.
Al-Shahi Salman, R; Berg, MJ; Morrison, L; Awad, IA. "Hemorrhage From Cavernous Malformations of the Brain: Definition and Reporting Standards." Stroke 2008;39(12):3222-30. 2008; .
Berg, MJ; Gross, RA; Tomaszewski, KJ; Zingaro, WM; Haskins, LS. "Generic Substitution in the Treatment of Epilepsy - Case Evidence of Breakthrough Seizures." Neurology 2008;71(7):525-530. 2008; .
Berg, MJ; Gross, RA; Zingaro, WM; Tomaszewski, KJ; Haskins, LS. "Generic Substitution in the Treatment of Epilepsy: Patient and Physician Perceptions". Epilepsy & Behavior 2008;13(4):693-9. 2008; .
2007 Apr 17
Berg MJ. "What's the problem with generic antiepileptic drugs?: a call to action." Neurology. 2007 Apr 17; 68(16):1245-6.
2007 Jan
Liquori CL, Berg MJ, Squitieri F, Leedom TP, Ptacek L, Johnson EW, Marchuk DA. "Deletions in CCM2 are a common cause of cerebral cavernous malformations." American journal of human genetics. 2007 Jan; 80(1):69-75. Epub 2006 Nov 14.
2006 Jan
Liquori CL, Berg MJ, Squitieri F, Ottenbacher M, Sorlie M, Leedom TP, Cannella M, Maglione V, Ptacek L, Johnson EW, Marchuk DA. "Low frequency of PDCD10 mutations in a panel of CCM3 probands: potential for a fourth CCM locus." Human mutation. 2006 Jan; 27(1):118.
2005 Mar 22
Heatwole CR, Berg MJ, Henry JC, Hallman JL. "Extreme spindles: a distinctive EEG pattern in Mycoplasma pneumoniae encephalitis." Neurology. 2005 Mar 22; 64(6):1096-7.
2004 May
Janzen L, Sherman E, Langfitt J, Berg M, Connolly M. "Preserved episodic memory in subcortical band heterotopia." Epilepsia. 2004 May; 45(5):555-8.
2003 Dec
Liquori CL, Berg MJ, Siegel AM, Huang E, Zawistowski JS, Stoffer T, Verlaan D, Balogun F, Hughes L, Leedom TP, Plummer NW, Cannella M, Maglione V, Squitieri F, Johnson EW, Rouleau GA, Ptacek L, Marchuk DA. "Mutations in a gene encoding a novel protein containing a phosphotyrosine-binding domain cause type 2 cerebral cavernous malformations." American journal of human genetics. 2003 Dec; 73(6):1459-64. Epub 2003 Nov 17.
2003 Jul
Laurans MS, DiLuna ML, Shin D, Niazi F, Voorhees JR, Nelson-Williams C, Johnson EW, Siegel AM, Steinberg GK, Berg MJ, Scott RM, Tedeschi G, Enevoldson TP, Anson J, Rouleau GA, Ogilvy C, Awad IA, Lifton RP, Gunel M. "Mutational analysis of 206 families with cavernous malformations." Journal of neurosurgery. 2003 Jul; 99(1):38-43.
2003 Apr 22
Stroup E, Langfitt J, Berg M, McDermott M, Pilcher W, Como P. "Predicting verbal memory decline following anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL)." Neurology. 2003 Apr 22; 60(8):1266-73.
2003 Apr 8
Lamperti C, Naini A, Hirano M, De Vivo DC, Bertini E, Servidei S, Valeriani M, Lynch D, Banwell B, Berg M, Dubrovsky T, Chiriboga C, Angelini C, Pegoraro E, DiMauro S. "Cerebellar ataxia and coenzyme Q10 deficiency." Neurology. 2003 Apr 8; 60(7):1206-8.
2003 Mar
Ashton EA, Takahashi C, Berg MJ, Goodman A, Totterman S, Ekholm S. "Accuracy and reproducibility of manual and semiautomated quantification of MS lesions by MRI." Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. 2003 Mar; 17(3):300-8.
Dockstader SL, Berg MJ, Tekalp AM. "Stochastic kinematic modeling and feature extraction for gait analysis." IEEE transactions on image processing : a publication of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. 2003 12(8):962-76.
2000 Feb
Gleeson JG, Luo RF, Grant PE, Guerrini R, Huttenlocher PR, Berg MJ, Ricci S, Cusmai R, Wheless JW, Berkovic S, Scheffer I, Dobyns WB, Walsh CA. "Genetic and neuroradiological heterogeneity of double cortex syndrome." Annals of neurology. 2000 Feb; 47(2):265-9.
1999 Jul 22
Attarian HP, Berg MJ, McBride MC, Erickson SM, Erba G. "Allergies to multiple antiseizure medications: a relationship to ANA and SSA." Neurology. 1999 Jul 22; 53(2):434-5.
1999 Feb
Gleeson JG, Minnerath SR, Fox JW, Allen KM, Luo RF, Hong SE, Berg MJ, Kuzniecky R, Reitnauer PJ, Borgatti R, Mira AP, Guerrini R, Holmes GL, Rooney CM, Berkovic S, Scheffer I, Cooper EC, Ricci S, Cusmai R, Crawford TO, Leroy R, Andermann E, Wheless JW, Dobyns WB, Walsh CA. "Characterization of mutations in the gene doublecortin in patients with double cortex syndrome." Annals of neurology. 1999 Feb; 45(2):146-53.
Bidgood WD, Bray B, Brown N, Mori AR, Spackman KA, Golichowski A, Jones RH, Korman L, Dove B, Hildebrand L, Berg M. "Image acquisition context: procedure description attributes for clinically relevant indexing and selective retrieval of biomedical images." Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 1999 6(1):61-75.
1998 Nov
Craig HD, G√ľnel M, Cepeda O, Johnson EW, Ptacek L, Steinberg GK, Ogilvy CS, Berg MJ, Crawford SC, Scott RM, Steichen-Gersdorf E, Sabroe R, Kennedy CT, Mettler G, Beis MJ, Fryer A, Awad IA, Lifton RP. "Multilocus linkage identifies two new loci for a mendelian form of stroke, cerebral cavernous malformation, at 7p15-13 and 3q25.2-27." Human molecular genetics. 1998 Nov; 7(12):1851-8.
1998 Apr
Berg MJ, Schifitto G, Powers JM, Martinez-Capolino C, Fong CT, Myers GJ, Epstein LG, Walsh CA. "X-linked female band heterotopia-male lissencephaly syndrome." Neurology. 1998 Apr; 50(4):1143-6.
McBride MC, Berg MJ, Bronstein K and Erba G. "Failure of Standard Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients with Regractory Temporal Lobe Epilepsy." Arch Neurology. 1998; 55: 346-348. Link
1997 Aug
Ashton EA, Parker KJ, Berg MJ, Chen CW. "A novel volumetric feature extraction technique with applications to MR images." IEEE transactions on medical imaging. 1997 Aug; 16(4):365-71.
1996 Jul
Valanne LK, Ketonen LM, Berg MJ. "Pseudoprogression of cerebral cavernous angiomas: the importance of proper magnetic resonance imaging technique." Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging. 1996 Jul; 6(3):195-6.
1996 Jan
Ek?io?lu YZ, Scheffer IE, Cardenas P, Knoll J, DiMario F, Ramsby G, Berg M, Kamuro K, Berkovic SF, Duyk GM, Parisi J, Huttenlocher PR, Walsh CA. "Periventricular heterotopia: an X-linked dominant epilepsy locus causing aberrant cerebral cortical development." Neuron. 1996 Jan; 16(1):77-87.
Chang MM, Sezan MI, Tekalp AM and Berg MJ. "Bayesian Segmentation of Multislice Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging using 3-D Gibbsian Priors." Optical Engineering. 1996; 35: 3206-3221. Link
1995 Sep
Berg MJ, Williams LS. "The transient syndrome of headache with neurologic deficits and CSF lymphocytosis." Neurology. 1995 Sep; 45(9):1648-54.
1995 Jul
Oestreich LJ, Berg MJ, Bachmann DL, Burchfiel J, Erba G. "Ictal contralateral paresis in complex partial seizures." Epilepsia. 1995 Jul; 36(7):671-5.
Aston EA, Berg MJ, Parker KJ, Weisberg J, Chen CW and Ketonen LM. "Segmentation and Features Extraction Techniques, with Applications to MRI Head Studies." Magentic Resonance in Medicine. 1995; 33: 670-677. Link
1994 Sep
Berg MJ, Bronstein KS. "Stabilizing seizure disorders." Contemporary internal medicine. 1994 Sep; 6(9):18-30.


Berg MJ. "Epilepsy". Cecils Essentials. TE Andreoli , CCJ Carpenter, RC Griggs, J Loscalzo. : Saunders, 2015.
Berg MJ and Vay T. "Clinical features and medical management of cavernous malformations". Cavernous Malformations of the Nervous System. Daniele Rigamonti. : Cambridge University Press, 2011. 65-78
Goodman A, Berg MJ, et al. "Current Therapy". Clinical Neurology. : JB Lippencott Co., 1998.
Ketonen LM and Berg MJ. Clinical Neuroradiology. Orrin Devinsky MD. London and New York: Arnold and Oxford University Press, Inc., 1997. 178 Pages
Goodman A, Berg MJ, et al. "Current Therapy". Clinical Neurology. Philadelphia: JB Lippencott Co., 1996.
Josefowicz RF, Berg MJ, et al. "Current Therapy". Clinical Neurology. Philadelphia: JB Lippencott Co., 1994.
Josefowicz RF, Berg MJ, et al. "Current Therapy". Clinical Neurology. Philadelphia: JB Lippencott Co., 1993.
Josefowicz RF, Berg MJ, et al. "Current Therapy". Clinical Neurology. Philadelphia: JB Lippencott Co., 1992.