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Mark B. Bromberg
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Mark B. Bromberg

Professor of Neurology
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering

Selected Publications

Silvestri NJ, Wolfe GI, Lacomis D, Bromberg MB, What's in the Literature? J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2016 Sep;18(1):47-59

Gibson SB, Abbott D, Farnham JM, Thai KK, McLean H, Figueroa KP, Bromberg MB, Pulst SM, Cannon-Albright L, Population-based risks for cancer in patients with ALS. Neurology 2016 Jul 19;87(3):289-94

Lacomis D, Silvestri NJ, Wolfe GI, Bromberg MB, What's in the Literature? J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2015 Sep;17(1):36-46

Bromberg MB, Lacomis D, Silvestri NJ, Wolfe GI, What's in the Literature? J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2015 Jun;16(4):229-38

Bromberg MB, The cart or the horse first? Did Charcot have it right? Clin Neurophysiol 2015 Apr;126(4):647-8

Bromberg MB, Franssen H, Practical rules for electrodiagnosis in suspected multifocal motor neuropathy. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2015 Mar;16(3):141-52

Gibson SB, Kasarskis EJ, Hu N, Pulst SM, Mendiondo MS, Matthews DE, Mitsumoto H, Tandan R, Simmons Z, Kryscio RJ, Bromberg MB, Relationship of creatine kinase to body composition, disease state, and longevity in ALS. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener 2015;16(7-8):473-7

Bromberg MB, The significance of significance: Overstating in the setting of many comparisons. Clin Neurophysiol 2014 May;125(5):1073

Kasarskis EJ, Mendiondo MS, Matthews DE, Mitsumoto H, Tandan R, Simmons Z, Bromberg MB, Kryscio RJ, Estimating daily energy expenditure in individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Am J Clin Nutr 2014 Apr;99(4):792-803

Gibson SB, Figueroa KP, Bromberg MB, Pulst SM, Cannon-Albright L, Familial clustering of ALS in a population-based resource. Neurology 2014 Jan 7;82(1):17-22

Bromberg MB, MUNIX and MUNE in ALS. Clin Neurophysiol 2013 Mar;124(3):433-4

Bromberg MB, An electrodiagnostic approach to the evaluation of peripheral neuropathies. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2013 Feb;24(1):153-68

Gibson SB, Majersik JJ, Smith AG, Bromberg MB, Three cases of acute myositis in adults following influenza-like illness during the H1N1 pandemic. J Neurosci Rural Pract 2013 Jan;4(1):51-4

Kawa C, Stewart J, Hilden K, Adler DG, Tietze C, Bromberg MB, Fang JC, A retrospective study of nurse-assisted propofol sedation in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis undergoing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. Nutr Clin Pract 2012 Aug;27(4):540-4

Gibson SB, Bromberg MB, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: drug therapy from the bench to the bedside. Semin Neurol 2012 Jul;32(3):173-8

Jefferies KA, Bromberg MB, The role of a clinical pharmacist in a multidisciplinary amyotrophic lateral sclerosis clinic. Amyotroph Lateral Scler 2012 Feb;13(2):233-6

Miller RG, Moore DH, Forshew DA, Katz JS, Barohn RJ, Valan M, Bromberg MB, Goslin KL, Graves MC, McCluskey LF, McVey AL, Mozaffar T, Florence JM, Pestronk A, Ross M, Simpson EP, Appel SH, Phase II screening trial of lithium carbonate in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Examining a more efficient trial design. Neurology 2011 Aug 3;:

Schenkenberg T, Foster NL, Bromberg MB, DeWitt LD, Flanigan KM, Neurology Academic Advisory Committee: a strategy for faculty retention and advancement. Neurology 2011 Aug 16;77(7):684-90

Bromberg MB, Review of the evolution of electrodiagnostic criteria for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradicoloneuropathy. Muscle Nerve 2011 Jun;43(6):780-94

Bromberg MB, Schenkenberg T, Brownell AA, A survey of stress among amyotrophic lateral sclerosis care providers. Amyotroph Lateral Scler 2011 May;12(3):162-7

Brownell AA, Bromberg MB, Electrodiagnostic assessment of peripheral neuropathies. Semin Neurol 2010 Sep;30(4):416-24

Bromberg MB, An approach to the evaluation of peripheral neuropathies. Semin Neurol 2010 Sep;30(4):350-5

Bromberg MB, Peripheral neuropathies. Preface. Semin Neurol 2010 Sep;30(4):335-6

Dolan C, Bromberg MB, Nerve conduction pitfalls and pearls in the diagnosis of peripheral neuropathies. Semin Neurol 2010 Sep;30(4):436-42

Swoboda KJ, Scott CB, Crawford TO, Simard LR, Reyna SP, Krosschell KJ, Acsadi G, Elsheik B, Schroth MK, D'Anjou G, LaSalle B, Prior TW, Sorenson SL, Maczulski JA, Bromberg MB, Chan GM, Kissel JT, SMA CARNI-VAL trial part I: double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of L-carnitine and valproic acid in spinal muscular atrophy. PLoS One 2010 Aug 19;5(8):e12140

Bromberg MB, Brownell AA, Forshew DA, Swenson M, A timeline for predicting durable medical equipment needs and interventions for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients. Amyotroph Lateral Scler 2010;11(1-2):110-5

Brownell AA, Bromberg MB, Effects of high-pass filtering on MUAP metrics. Muscle Nerve 2009 Dec;40(6):1008-11

Brownell AA, Bromberg MB, Optimizing acquisition time in quantitative electromyography. Muscle Nerve 2009 Sep;40(3):371-3

Bromberg MB, Acute neuropathies. Front Neurol Neurosci 2009;26:1-11

Brownell AA, Bromberg MB, Optimizing and standardizing quantitative EMG. Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 2009;60:263-9

Swoboda KJ, Scott CB, Reyna SP, Prior TW, LaSalle B, Sorenson SL, Wood J, Acsadi G, Crawford TO, Kissel JT, Krosschell KJ, D'Anjou G, Bromberg MB, Schroth MK, Chan GM, Elsheikh B, Simard LR, Phase II open label study of valproic acid in spinal muscular atrophy. PLoS One 2009;4(5):e5268

Bromberg MB, Quality of life in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2008 Aug;19(3):591-605, x-xi

Bromberg MB, Brownell AA, Motor unit number estimation in the assessment of performance and function in motor neuron disease. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2008 Aug;19(3):509-32, ix

Wagner JC, Bromberg MB, HIV infection presenting with motor axonal variant of Guillain-Barré Syndrome. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2007 Dec;9(2):303-5

Bromberg MB, Assessing quality of life in ALS. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2007 Dec;9(2):318-25

Swoboda KJ, Kissel JT, Crawford TO, Bromberg MB, Acsadi G, D'Anjou G, Krosschell KJ, Reyna SP, Schroth MK, Scott CB, Simard LR, Perspectives on clinical trials in spinal muscular atrophy. J Child Neurol 2007 Aug;22(8):957-66

Brownell AA, Bromberg MB, Comparison of standard and pediatric size concentric needle EMG electrodes. Clin Neurophysiol 2007 May;118(5):1162-5

Brownell AA, Bromberg MB, Effects of intramuscular needle position on motor unit action potential metrics. Muscle Nerve 2007 Apr;35(4):465-70

Bromberg MB, Updating motor unit number estimation (MUNE). Clin Neurophysiol 2007 Jan;118(1):1-8

Brownell AA, Ni O, Bromberg MB, Comparison of three algorithms for multi-motor unit detection and waveform marking. Muscle Nerve 2006 Apr;33(4):538-45

Bromberg MB, Drug-induced myopathies. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2005 Dec;7(2):79-87

Bromberg MB, An approach to the evaluation of peripheral neuropathies. Semin Neurol 2005 Jun;25(2):153-9

Bromberg M , Peripheral neuropathies. Semin Neurol 2005 Jun;25(2):149

Bromberg MB, Advances in diagnosis and management of inflammatory myopathies. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2005 Jun;6(4):167-79

Swoboda KJ, Prior TW, Scott CB, McNaught TP, Wride MC, Reyna SP, Bromberg MB, Natural history of denervation in SMA: relation to age, SMN2 copy number, and function. Ann Neurol 2005 May;57(5):704-12

Dent KM, Dunn DM, von Niederhausern AC, Aoyagi AT, Kerr L, Bromberg MB, Hart KJ, Tuohy T, White S, den Dunnen JT, Weiss RB, Flanigan KM, Improved molecular diagnosis of dystrophinopathies in an unselected clinical cohort. Am J Med Genet A 2005 Apr 30;134(3):295-8

Miano B, Stoddard GJ, Davis S, Bromberg MB, Inter-evaluator reliability of the ALS functional rating scale. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 2004 Dec;5(4):235-9

Bromberg MB, Carter O, Corticosteroid use in the treatment of neuromuscular disorders: empirical and evidence-based data. Muscle Nerve 2004 Jul;30(1):20-37

Lawson VH, Bromberg MB, Stashuk D, Comparison of conventional and decomposition-enhanced spike triggered averaging techniques. Clin Neurophysiol 2004 Mar;115(3):564-8

Bromberg MB, Motor unit action potential analysis of the paraspinal muscles. Paraspinal MUAP analysis is useful. Muscle Nerve 2004 Mar;29(3):451-3

Bromberg MB, Motor unit number estimation: new techniques and new uses. Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 2004;57:120-36

Lawson VH, Gordon Smith A, Bromberg MB, Assessment of axonal loss in Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathies. Exp Neurol 2003 Dec;184(2):753-7

Bromberg MB, Swoboda KJ, Lawson VH, Counting motor units in chronic motor neuropathies. Exp Neurol 2003 Nov;184 Suppl 1:S53-7

Smith AG, Bromberg MB, A rational diagnostic approach to peripheral neuropathy. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2003 Jun;4(4):190-8

Bromberg MB, Smith AG, Toward an efficient method to evaluate peripheral neuropathies. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2002 Jun;3(4):172-82

Li J, Bromberg MB, Stiffness, spasticity, or both: a case report of stiff-person syndrome. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2002 Jun;3(4):149-52

Bromberg MB, Swoboda KJ, Motor unit number estimation in infants and children with spinal muscular atrophy. Muscle Nerve 2002 Mar;25(3):445-7

Bromberg MB, Forshew DA, Comparison of instruments addressing quality of life in patients with ALS and their caregivers. Neurology 2002 Jan 22;58(2):320-2

Bromberg MB, Motor unit number estimation: con. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 2002;3 Suppl 1:S95

Bromberg MB, Diagnostic criteria and outcome measurement of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Adv Neurol 2002;88:53-62

Bromberg MB, Harati Y, Neuromuscular highlights from the american academy of neurology annual meeting. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 2001 Sep;3(1):39-44

Singleton JR, Smith AG, Bromberg MB, Painful sensory polyneuropathy associated with impaired glucose tolerance. Muscle Nerve 2001 Sep;24(9):1225-8

Singleton JR, Smith AG, Bromberg MB, Increased prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance in patients with painful sensory neuropathy. Diabetes Care 2001 Aug;24(8):1448-53

Bromberg MB, Anderson F, Davidson M, Miller RG, Assessing health status quality of life in ALS: comparison of the SIP/ALS-19 with the ALS Functional Rating Scale and the Short Form-12 Health Survey. ALS C.A.R.E. Study Group. Clinical Assessement, Research, and Education. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 2001 Mar;2(1):31-7

Bromberg MB, Fries TJ, Forshew DA, Tandan R, Electrophysiologic endpoint measures in a multicenter ALS drug trial. J Neurol Sci 2001 Feb 15;184(1):51-5

Bromberg MB, Peripheral neurotoxic disorders. Neurol Clin 2000 Aug;18(3):681-94

Flanigan KM, Kerr L, Bromberg MB, Leonard C, Tsuruda J, Zhang P, Gonzalez-Gomez I, Cohn R, Campbell KP, Leppert M, Congenital muscular dystrophy with rigid spine syndrome: a clinical, pathological, radiological, and genetic study. Ann Neurol 2000 Feb;47(2):152-61

Bromberg MB, Pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a critical review. Curr Opin Neurol 1999 Oct;12(5):581-8

Bromberg MB, Smith AG, Bauerle J, A comparison of two commercial quantitative electromyographic algorithms with manual analysis. Muscle Nerve 1999 Sep;22(9):1244-8

Bromberg MB, Ongoing trials in motor neurone disease. Expert Opin Investig Drugs 1999 Jun;8(6):885-902

Bromberg MB, Nondiabetic peripheral neuropathies. Compr Ther 1998 Nov-Dec;24(11-12):545-52

Smith AG, Bromberg MB, Singleton JR, Forshew DA, The use of "clinic room" presentation as an educational tool in the ambulatory care setting. Neurology 1999 Jan 15;52(2):317-20

Flanigan KM, Bromberg MB, Gregory M, Baringer JR, Jones CR, Nester TA, Klatt EC, Townsend JJ, Calciphylaxis mimicking dermatomyositis: ischemic myopathy complicating renal failure. Neurology 1998 Dec;51(6):1634-40

Bromberg MB, Jaros L, Symmetry of normal motor and sensory nerve conduction measurements. Muscle Nerve 1998 Apr;21(4):498-503

Bromberg MB, Electrodiagnostic studies in clinical trials for motor neuron disease. J Clin Neurophysiol 1998 Mar;15(2):117-28

Bromberg MB, Spiegelberg T, The influence of active electrode placement on CMAP amplitude. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1997 Oct;105(5):385-9

Bromberg MB, Peripheral neuropathy in the nondiabetic patient. Hosp Pract (1995) 1997 Oct 15;32(10):97-9, 103-4 passim; disc. 132-5

Bromberg MB, Wald JJ, Forshew DA, Feldman EL, Albers JW, Randomized trial of azathioprine or prednisone for initial immunosuppressive treatment of myasthenia gravis. J Neurol Sci 1997 Sep 1;150(1):59-62

Bromberg MB, Brooks BR, Issues in clinical trial design. II: Selection of end point measures. Neurology 1996 Oct;47(4 Suppl 2):S100-2

Bromberg MB, Larson WL, Relationships between motor-unit number estimates and isometric strength in distal muscles in ALS/MND. J Neurol Sci 1996 Aug;139 Suppl:38-42

Bromberg MB, Waring WP, Sanders PL, Pattern of denervation in clinically uninvolved limbs in patients with prior poliomyelitis. Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 1996 Mar;36(2):107-11