Bryan Bergman, PhD
Professor, Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes

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Graduate Schools :
  • MS, University of California, Berkeley (1996)
  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley (1999)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Wyoming (WY) (1993)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Obesity/Diabetes (2003)
Department: Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes

Professional Titles

  • Professor

Research Interests

Intermuscular adipose tissue, myosteatosis, lipidomics, triglyceride, insulin sensitivity, insulin resistance

Publications

  • Kahn D, Perreault L, Macias E, Zarini S, Newsom SA, Strauss A, Kerege A, Harrison K, Snell-Bergeon J, Bergman BC. Subcellular localisation and composition of intramuscular triacylglycerol influence insulin sensitivity in humans. Diabetologia. 2021 Jan;64(1):168-180. PubMed PMID: 33128577
  • Correa-de-Araujo R, Addison O, Miljkovic I, Goodpaster BH, Bergman BC, Clark RV, Elena JW, Esser KA, Ferrucci L, Harris-Love MO, Kritchevsky SB, Lorbergs A, Shepherd JA, Shulman GI, Rosen CJ. Myosteatosis in the Context of Skeletal Muscle Function Deficit: An Interdisciplinary Workshop at the National Institute on Aging. Front Physiol. 2020;11:963. PubMed PMID: 32903666
  • Bergman BC, Goodpaster BH. Exercise and Muscle Lipid Content, Composition, and Localization: Influence on Muscle Insulin Sensitivity. Diabetes. 2020 May;69(5):848-858. PubMed PMID: 32312901
  • Guth A, Monk E, Agarwal R, Bergman BC, Zemski-Berry KA, Minic A, Jordan K, Schlaepfer IR. Targeting Fat Oxidation in Mouse Prostate Cancer Decreases Tumor Growth and Stimulates Anti-Cancer Immunity. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Dec 18;21(24). PubMed PMID: 33352903
  • Broussard JL, Perreault L, Macias E, Newsom SA, Harrison K, Bui HH, Milligan P, Roth KD, Nemkov T, D’Alessandro A, Brozinick JT, Bergman BC. Sex differences in insulin sensitivity are related to muscle tissue acylcarnitine but not subcellular lipid distribution. Obesity, Accepted for publication, 2020
  • MoTrPAC Consortium. Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium (MoTrPAC): Mapping the Dynamic Responses to Exercise. Cell, in press 2020
  • Sachs S, Zarini S, Kahn DE, Harrison KA, Perreault L, Phang T, Newsom SA, Strauss A, Kerege A, Schoen JA, Bessesen DH, Schwarzmayr T, Graf E, Lutter D, Krumsiek J, Hofmann S, Bergman BC. Intermuscular adipose tissue (IMAT) directly modulates skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity in humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30620635
  • Cree-Green M, Wiromrat P, Stuppy JJ, Thurston J, Bergman BC, Baumgartner AD, Bacon S, Scherzinger A, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Muscle Insulin Resistance in Youth with Obesity and Normoglycemia is Associated with Altered Fat Metabolism. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019 Dec;27(12):2046-2054. PubMed PMID: 31659873
  • Harrison KA, Bergman BC. HPLC-MS/MS Methods for Diacylglycerol and Sphingolipid Molecular Species in Skeletal Muscle. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1978:137-152. PubMed PMID: 31119661
  • Cree-Green M, Bergman BC, Cengiz E, Fox LA, Hannon TS, Miller K, Nathan B, Pyle L, Kahn D, Tansey M, Tichy E, Tsalikian E, Libman I, Nadeau KJ. Metformin Improves Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Aug 1;104(8):3265-3278. PubMed PMID: 30938764
  • Cree-Green M, Bergman BC, Cengiz E, Fox LA, Hannon TS, Miller K, Nathan B, Pyle L, Kahn D, Tansey M, Tichy E, Tsalikian E, Libman I, Nadeau KJ. Metformin Improves Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Aug 1;104(8):3265-3278. PubMed PMID: 30938764
  • Depner CM, Melanson EL, Eckel RH, Snell-Bergeon JK, Perreault L, Bergman BC, Higgins JA, Guerin MK, Stothard ER, Morton SJ, Wright KP Jr. Ad libitum Weekend Recovery Sleep Fails to Prevent Metabolic Dysregulation during a Repeating Pattern of Insufficient Sleep and Weekend Recovery Sleep. Curr Biol. 2019 Mar 18;29(6):957-967.e4. PubMed PMID: 30827911
  • Cree-Green M, Carreau AM, Rahat H, Garcia-Reyes Y, Bergman BC, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Amino acid and fatty acid metabolomic profile during fasting and hyperinsulinemia in girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2019 May 1;316(5):E707-E718. PubMed PMID: 30753112
  • Sachs S, Zarini S, Kahn DE, Harrison KA, Perreault L, Phang T, Newsom SA, Strauss A, Kerege A, Schoen JA, Bessesen DH, Schwarzmayr T, Graf E, Lutter D, Krumsiek J, Hofmann SM, Bergman BC. Intermuscular adipose tissue directly modulates skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity in humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2019 May 1;316(5):E866-E879. PubMed PMID: 30620635
  • Cree-Green M, Wiromrat P, Stuppy JJ, Thurston J, Bergman BC, Baumgartner AD, Bacon S, Scherzinger A, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Youth with type 2 diabetes have hepatic, peripheral, and adipose insulin resistance. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Feb 1;316(2):E186-E195. PubMed PMID: 30562061
  • Stierwalt HD, Ehrlicher SE, Bergman BC, Robinson MM, Newsom SA. Insulin-stimulated Rac1-GTP binding is not impaired by palmitate treatment in L6 myotubes. Physiol Rep. 2018 Dec;6(24):e13956. PubMed PMID: 30592185
  • Cree-Green M, Wiromrat P, Stuppy JJ, Thurston J, Bergman BC, Baumgartner AD, Bacon S, Scherzinger A, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Youth with Type 2 Diabetes Have Hepatic, Peripheral and Adipose Insulin Resistance. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30562061
  • Wesolowski SR, Mulligan CM, Janssen RC, Baker PR 2nd, Bergman BC, D'Alessandro A, Nemkov T, Maclean KN, Jiang H, Dean TA, Takahashi DL, Kievit P, McCurdy CE, Aagaard KM, Friedman JE. Switching obese mothers to a healthy diet improves fetal hypoxemia, hepatic metabolites, and lipotoxicity in non-human primates. Mol Metab. 2018 Dec;18:25-41. PubMed PMID: 30337225
  • Cree-Green M, Stuppy JJ, Thurston J, Bergman BC, Coe GV, Baumgartner AD, Bacon S, Scherzinger A, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Youth With Type 1 Diabetes Have Adipose, Hepatic, and Peripheral Insulin Resistance. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Oct 1;103(10):3647-3657. PubMed PMID: 30020457
  • Cree-Green M, Xie D, Rahat H, Garcia-Reyes Y, Bergman BC, Scherzinger A, Diniz Behn C, Chan CL, Kelsey MM, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Glucose Peak Time Is Most Predictive of Prediabetes and Hepatic Steatosis in Obese Girls. J Endocr Soc. 2018 Jun 1;2(6):547-562. PubMed PMID: 29942919
  • Millstein RJ, Pyle LL, Bergman BC, Eckel RH, Maahs DM, Rewers MJ, Schauer IE, Snell-Bergeon JK. Sex-specific differences in insulin resistance in type 1 diabetes: The CACTI cohort. J Diabetes Complications. 2018 Apr;32(4):418-423. PubMed PMID: 29449137
  • Perreault L, Newsom SA, Strauss A, Kerege A, Kahn DE, Harrison KA, Snell-Bergeon JK, Nemkov T, D'Alessandro A, Jackman MR, MacLean PS, Bergman BC. Intracellular localization of diacylglycerols and sphingolipids influences insulin sensitivity and mitochondrial function in human skeletal muscle. JCI Insight. 2018 Feb 8;3(3). [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29415895
  • Bergman BC, Perreault L, Strauss A, Bacon S, Kerege A, Harrison K, Brozinick JT, Hunerdosse DM, Playdon MC, Holmes W, Bui HH, Sanders P, Siddall P, Wei T, Thomas MK, Kuo MS, Eckel RH. Intramuscular triglyceride synthesis: importance in muscle lipid partitioning in humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Feb 1;314(2):E152-E164. PubMed PMID: 28978544
  • Stierwalt HD, Ehrlicher SE, Bergman BC, Robinson MM, Newsom SA. Insulin-stimulated Rac1-GTP binding is not impaired by palmitate treatment in L6 myotubes. Physiol Rep. 2018 Dec;6(24):e13956. PubMed PMID: 30592185
  • Wesolowski SR, Mulligan CM, Janssen RC, Baker PR 2nd, Bergman BC, D'Alessandro A, Nemkov T, Maclean KN, Jiang H, Dean TA, Takahashi DL, Kievit P, McCurdy CE, Aagaard KM, Friedman JE. Switching obese mothers to a healthy diet improves fetal hypoxemia, hepatic metabolites, and lipotoxicity in non-human primates. Mol Metab. 2018 Dec;18:25-41. PubMed PMID: 30337225
  • Cree-Green M, Stuppy JJ, Thurston J, Bergman BC, Coe GV, Baumgartner AD, Bacon S, Scherzinger A, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Youth With Type 1 Diabetes Have Adipose, Hepatic, and Peripheral Insulin Resistance. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Oct 1;103(10):3647-3657. PubMed PMID: 30020457
  • Cree-Green M, Xie D, Rahat H, Garcia-Reyes Y, Bergman BC, Scherzinger A, Diniz Behn C, Chan CL, Kelsey MM, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Oral Glucose Tolerance Test Glucose Peak Time Is Most Predictive of Prediabetes and Hepatic Steatosis in Obese Girls. J Endocr Soc. 2018 Jun 1;2(6):547-562. PubMed PMID: 29942919
  • Perreault L, Newsom SA, Strauss A, Kerege A, Kahn DE, Harrison KA, Snell-Bergeon JK, Nemkov T, D'Alessandro A, Jackman MR, MacLean PS, Bergman BC. Intracellular localization of diacylglycerols and sphingolipids influences insulin sensitivity and mitochondrial function in human skeletal muscle. JCI Insight. 2018 Feb 8;3(3). PubMed PMID: 29415895
  • Millstein RJ, Pyle LL, Bergman BC, Eckel RH, Maahs DM, Rewers MJ, Schauer IE, Snell-Bergeon JK. Sex-specific differences in insulin resistance in type 1 diabetes: The CACTI cohort. J Diabetes Complications. 2018 Apr;32(4):418-423. PubMed PMID: 29449137
  • Bergman BC, Perreault L, Strauss A, Bacon S, Kerege A, Harrison K, Brozinick JT, Hunerdosse DM, Playdon MC, Holmes W, Bui HH, Sanders P, Siddall P, Wei T, Thomas MK, Kuo MS, Eckel RH. Intramuscular triglyceride synthesis: importance in muscle lipid partitioning in humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Feb 1;314(2):E152-E164. PubMed PMID: 28978544
  • Mukhopadhyay S, Schlaepfer IR, Bergman BC, Panda PK, Praharaj PP, Naik PP, Agarwal R, Bhutia SK. ATG14 facilitated lipophagy in cancer cells induce ER stress mediated mitoptosis through a ROS dependent pathway. Free Radic Biol Med. 2017 Jan 6;104:199-213. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28069524
  • Bergman BC, Perreault L, Strauss A, Bacon SD, Kerege AA, Harrison K, Brozinick JT, Hunerdosse DM, Playdon MC, Holmes W, Bui HH, Sanders P, Siddall P, Wei T, Thomas MK, Kuo MS, Eckel RH. Intramuscular triglyceride synthesis - importance in partitioning muscle lipids in humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Oct 3;:ajpendo.00142.2017. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28978544
  • Mukhopadhyay S, Schlaepfer IR, Bergman BC, Panda PK, Praharaj PP, Naik PP, Agarwal R, Bhutia SK. ATG14 facilitated lipophagy in cancer cells induce ER stress mediated mitoptosis through a ROS dependent pathway. Free Radic Biol Med. 2017 Mar;104:199-213. PubMed PMID: 28069524
  • Bergman BC, Brozinick JT, Strauss A, Bacon S, Kerege A, Bui HH, Sanders P, Siddall P, Wei T, Thomas MK, Kuo MS, Perreault L. Muscle sphingolipids during rest and exercise: a C18:0 signature for insulin resistance in humans. Diabetologia. 2016 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26739815
  • Perreault L, Starling AP, Glueck D, Brozinick JT, Sanders P, Siddall P, Kuo MS, Dabelea D, Bergman BC. Biomarkers of Ectopic Fat Deposition: The Next Frontier in Serum Lipidomics. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Jan;101(1):176-82. PubMed PMID: 26574956
  • Cree-Green M, Bergman BC, Coe GV, Newnes L, Baumgartner AD, Bacon S, Sherzinger A, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Hepatic Steatosis is Common in Adolescents with Obesity and PCOS and Relates to De Novo Lipogenesis but not Insulin Resistance. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Nov;24(11):2399-2406. PubMed PMID: 27804265
  • McCurdy CE, Schenk S, Hetrick B, Houck J, Drew BG, Kaye S, Lashbrook M, Bergman BC, Takahashi DL, Dean TA, Nemkov T, Gertsman I, Hansen KC, Philp A, Hevener AL, Chicco AJ, Aagaard KM, Grove KL, Friedman JE. Maternal obesity reduces oxidative capacity in fetal skeletal muscle of Japanese macaques. JCI Insight. 2016 Oct 6;1(16):e86612. PubMed PMID: 27734025
  • Newsom SA, Brozinick JT, Kiseljak-Vassiliades K, Strauss AN, Bacon SD, Kerege AA, Bui HH, Sanders P, Siddall P, Wei T, Thomas M, Kuo MS, Nemkov T, D'Alessandro A, Hansen KC, Perreault L, Bergman BC. Skeletal muscle phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylethanolamine are related to insulin sensitivity and respond to acute exercise in humans. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Jun 1;120(11):1355-63. PubMed PMID: 27032901
  • Guess N, Perreault L, Kerege A, Strauss A, Bergman BC. Dietary Fatty Acids Differentially Associate with Fasting Versus 2-Hour Glucose Homeostasis: Implications for The Management of Subtypes of Prediabetes. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 21;11(3):e0150148. PubMed PMID: 26999667
  • Bergman BC, Brozinick JT, Strauss A, Bacon S, Kerege A, Bui HH, Sanders P, Siddall P, Wei T, Thomas MK, Kuo MS, Perreault L. Muscle sphingolipids during rest and exercise: a C18:0 signature for insulin resistance in humans. Diabetologia. 2016 Apr;59(4):785-98. PubMed PMID: 26739815
  • Pyle L, Bergman BC, Nadeau KJ, Cree-Green M. Modeling changes in glucose and glycerol rates of appearance when true basal rates of appearance cannot be readily determined. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Mar 1;310(5):E323-31. PubMed PMID: 26714848
  • Duca LM, Maahs DM, Schauer IE, Bergman BC, Nadeau KJ, Bjornstad P, Rewers M, Snell-Bergeon JK. Development and Validation of a Method to Estimate Insulin Sensitivity in Patients With and Without Type 1 Diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Feb;101(2):686-95. PubMed PMID: 26672636
  • Perreault L, Starling AP, Glueck D, Brozinick JT, Sanders P, Siddall P, Kuo MS, Dabelea D, Bergman BC. Biomarkers of Ectopic Fat Deposition: The Next Frontier in Serum Lipidomics. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Jan;101(1):176-82. PubMed PMID: 26574956
  • Cree-Green M, Bergman BC, Coe GV, Newnes L, Baumgartner AD, Bacon S, Sherzinger A, Pyle L, Nadeau KJ. Hepatic Steatosis is Common in Adolescents with Obesity and PCOS and Relates to De Novo Lipogenesis but not Insulin Resistance. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Nov;24(11):2399-2406. PubMed PMID: 27804265
  • Cree-Green M, Newcomer BR, Brown MS, Baumgartner AD, Bergman B, Drew B, Regensteiner JG, Pyle L, Reusch JE, Nadeau KJ. Delayed Skeletal Muscle Mitochondrial ADP Recovery in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes Relates to Muscle Insulin Resistance. Diabetes. 2015 Feb;64(2):383-92. PubMed PMID: 25157095
  • Pyle L, Bergman BC, Nadeau KJ, Cree-Green M. Modeling changes in glucose and glycerol rates of appearance when true basal rates of appearance cannot readily be determined. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Dec 29;:ajpendo.00368.2015. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26714848
  • Duca LM, Maahs DM, Schauer IE, Bergman BC, Nadeau KJ, Bjornstad P, Rewers M, Snell-Bergeon JK. Development and validation of a method to estimate insulin sensitivity in patients with and without type 1 diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Dec 16;:jc20153272. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26672636
  • Yu T, Taussig MD, DiPatrizio NV, Astarita G, Piomelli D, Bergman BC, Dell'Acqua ML, Eckel RH, Wang H. Deficiency of Lipoprotein Lipase in Neurons Decreases AMPA Receptor Phosphorylation and Leads to Neurobehavioral Abnormalities in Mice. PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0135113. PubMed PMID: 26263173
  • Bergman BC, Brozinick JT, Strauss A, Bacon S, Kerege A, Bui HH, Sanders P, Siddall P, Kuo MS, Perreault L. Serum sphingolipids: relationships to insulin sensitivity and changes with exercise in humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Aug 15;309(4):E398-408. PubMed PMID: 26126684
  • Combs TP, Snell-Bergeon JK, Maahs DM, Bergman BC, Lamarche M, Iberkleid L, AbdelBaky O, Tisch R, Scherer PE, Marliss EB. Adiponectin-SOGA Dissociation in Type 1 Diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Aug;100(8):E1065-73. PubMed PMID: 26052615
  • Perreault L, Færch K, Kerege AA, Bacon SD, Bergman BC. Hepatic glucose sensing is impaired, but can be normalized, in people with impaired fasting glucose. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Jul;99(7):E1154-62. PubMed PMID: 24731008
  • Thorn SR, Baquero KC, Newsom SA, El Kasmi KC, Bergman BC, Shulman GI, Grove KL, Friedman JE. Early life exposure to maternal insulin resistance has persistent effects on hepatic NAFLD in juvenile nonhuman primates. Diabetes. 2014 Aug;63(8):2702-13. PubMed PMID: 24705404
  • Perreault L, McCurdy C, Kerege AA, Houck J, Færch K, Bergman BC. Bisphenol A impairs hepatic glucose sensing in C57BL/6 male mice. PLoS One. 2013;8(7):e69991. PubMed PMID: 23922885
  • Huang JV, Lu L, Ye S, Bergman BC, Sparagna GC, Sarraf M, Reusch JE, Greyson CR, Schwartz GG. Impaired contractile recovery after low-flow myocardial ischemia in a porcine model of metabolic syndrome. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Mar 15;304(6):H861-73. PubMed PMID: 23335793
  • Bergman BC, Howard D, Schauer IE, Maahs DM, Snell-Bergeon JK, Clement TW, Eckel RH, Perreault L, Rewers M. The importance of palmitoleic acid to adipocyte insulin resistance and whole-body insulin sensitivity in type 1 diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Jan;98(1):E40-50. PubMed PMID: 23150678
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Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychology
Public Speaking
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General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MS, University of California, Berkeley (1996)
  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley (1999)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Wyoming (WY) (1993)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Obesity/Diabetes (2003)
Department: Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes
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