Andrew Bergen, Ph.D.

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Education & Training

B.A., 1984
Haverford College, Haverford, PA
Biology

M.A., 1992
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Human Genetics

Ph.D., 1996
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Genetics

Dr. Bergen is a Senior Scientist at Oregon Research Institute. His research interests are the genetic and molecular epidemiology of eating and substance use disorders. He has served in research, program, and translational roles at the NIH, in non-profit Research Institutes, and in the biotechnology sector. He is a member of several consortia and societies focused on the study of behavioral disorders and genetics.

Current Projects

Salivary Biomarkers (DNA, RNA and Cortisol), Life Stress and Nicotine Dependence

PROJECT PERIOD

09/30/09 - 08/31/12

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Completed

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Judy Andrews, Andrew Bergen

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Publications

Bergen, A. W. (2018). Biomarkers for Tobacco Exposures, Toxicology, Regulation and Cessation. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, Mar 6;20(4):401-402.

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Baurley, J. W., McMahan, C. S., Ervin, C. M., Pardamean, B., & Bergen, A. W. (2018). Biosignature Discovery for Substance Use Disorders using Statistical Learning. Trends in Molecular Medicine, 24(2):221-235.

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Hinney, A. et al. (2017). Evidence for three genetic loci involved in both anorexia nervosa risk and variation of body mass index. Molecular Psychiatry. 2017 Feb;22(2):192-201.

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Schwantes-An, T. H., et al. (2016). Association of the OPRM1 Variant rs1799971 (A118G) with Non-Specific Liability to Substance Dependence in a Collaborative de novo Meta-Analysis of European-Ancestry Cohorts. Behavioral Genetics 2016 Mar;46(2):151-69.

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Shih, P. B, Yang, J., Morisseau, C., German, J. B., Zeeland, A. A., Armando, A. M., Quehenberger, O., Bergen, A. W., Magistretti, P., Berrettini, W., Halmi, K.A,, Schork, N., Hammock, B. D., & Kaye, W. (2016). Dysregulation of soluble epoxide hydrolase and lipidomic profiles in anorexia nervosa. Molecular Psychiatry. 2016 Apr;21(4):537-46.

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David, S. P., Wang, A., Kapphahn, K., Hedlin, H., Desai, M., Henderson, M., Yang, L., Walsh, K. M., Schwartz, A. G., Wiencke, J. K., Spitz, M. R., Wenzlaff, A. S., Wrensch, M. R., Eaton, C. B., Furberg, H., Mark Brown, W., Goldstein, B. A., Assissmes, T., Tang, H., Kooperberg, C. L., Quesenberry, C. P., Tindle, H., Patel, M. I., Amos, C. I., Bergen, A. W., Swan, G. E., & Stefanick, M. L. Gene by Environment Investigation of Incident Lung Cancer Risk in African-Americans. (2016). EBioMedicine 2016 Jan 11;4:153-61.

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Baurley, J.W., Edlund, C.K., Pardamean, C.,, Conti, D. V., Krasnow, R., Javitz, H. S., Hops, H., Swan, G., Benowitz. N. L., & Bergen, A. W. (2016). Genome-wide association of the laboratory-based nicotine metabolite ratio in three ancestries. Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 Sep;18(9):1837-1844.

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Guo, Y., Wei, Z., Keating, B. J.; Genetic Consortium for Anorexia Nervosa; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium; Price Foundation Collaborative Group, & Hakonarson, H. (2016). Machine learning derived risk prediction of anorexia nervosa. BMC Medical Genomics. 2016 Jan 20;9:4.

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Baurley, J. W., Edlund, C. K., Pardamean, C. I., Conti, D. V., Bergen, A. W. (2016). Smokescreen: a targeted genotyping array for addiction research. BMC Genomics 2016 Feb 27;17:145.

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Bergen, A. W., Krasnow, R., Javitz, H. S., Swan, G. E., Li, M. D., Baurley, J. W., Chen, X., Murrelle, L., & Zedler, B. Total Exposure Study Analysis consortium: a cross-sectional study of tobacco exposures (2015). BMC Public Health. 2015 Sep 7;15:866.

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Experience

2017-
Senior Scientist,
Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR

2017
Consultant,
Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD

2017
Consultant,
Granite Point Ventures, Greenbelt, MD

2015-present
Associate,
BioRealm LLC, Culver City, CA

2015-present
Member,
Pharmacogenomics Research Network: Pharmacogenetics of Nicotine Addiction Treatment (PGRN-PNAT) Research Group

2014-present
Member,
Tobacco Addiction Group, Cochrane Collaboration

2014-present
Member,
Psychiatric Genomics Consortium

2014-present
Scientific Advisor,
BioRealm, LLC, Culver City, CA

2014
Center for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies Visiting Professorship,
School of Experimental Psychology,
University of Bristol, Bristol, England

2011
Statistical Analysis of Genome Scale Data,
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

2007-2015
Director, Program in Molecular Genetics
Center for Health Sciences
SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

2007-2014
Co-Investigator,
Pharmacogenetics of Nicotine Addiction Treatment Consortium

2002-2006
Member, Core Genotyping Facility User Oversight Committee,
DCEG, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD

2002-2006
Adjunct Assistant Professor,Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
George Washington University, District of Columbia

2002-2007
Staff Scientist, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics,
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

2002-2006
Principal, Andrew W. Bergen, LLC

1999-2001
Co-Founder, Laboratory Director & Vice President,
Biognosis U.S., Inc., Gaithersburg, MD

1999-present
Co-Investigator, Environment and Genetics in Lung Cancer Etiology,
DCEG, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD

1998
Twin and Family Studies Workshop,
Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

1998
Genetic-Epidemiologic Studies of Complex Diseases,
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

1999-2001
Co-Founder, Laboratory Director, & Vice President,
Biognosis U.S. Inc., Gaithersburg, MD

1997-1999
Cancer Genetics and Epidemiology Post-Doctoral Fellowship,
National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD

1996-1997
Post-Doctoral IRTA, Fellowship,
National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Rockville, MD

1993-1996
Pre-Doctoral IRTA Fellowship,
National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Rockville, MD

1989
Mammalian Genetics,
Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

1988-1991
NIH Pre-Doctoral Training Award,
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

1987-1988
Research Associate,
Cellmark Diagnostics, Germantown, MD

1985-1987
Research Technician, Department of Biochemistry,
School of Hygiene and Public Health,
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD