Cory Bernadt, MD, PhD

Cory Bernadt, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Section Head, Cytopathology
Director, Cytopathology Fellowship


  • Anatomic & Molecular Pathology

Additional Titles

  • Section Head, Cytopathology
  • Director, Cytopathology Fellowship


  • Medical Degree, PhD: University of Nebraska Medical Center (2006)

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology: Board Certified
  • Cytopathology: Board Certified

Clinical Interests

  • Autopsy
  • Cytopathology
  • Thoracic pathology

Research Interests

  • Utilization of cytology specimens for molecular studies

Service to the University

  • Test Utilization Review Committee: 2013-present

Selected Publications

Jalaly JB, Lewis JS, Collins BT, Wu X, Ma X, Luo Y, Bernadt CT. Correlation of p16 Immunohistochemistry in Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies with Corresponding Tissue Specimens in HPV-Related Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Oropharynx. Cancer Cytopath 2015 123(12):723-731 Abstract
Bernadt CT, Collins BT.  Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Hurthle Cell Neoplasms of the Thyroid. Pathology Case Reviews 2015 20(3):121-124
Collins BT, Adhikari LJ, Bernadt CT, Wang JF. Correlation of Liver and Pancreas Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy in Patients With a Primary Pancreatic Lesion. J Am Soc Cytopath 2015 4(2):74-78
Collins BT, Bernadt CT, Adhikari LJ, Wang JF. Predictive Value of Intra-Abdominal Lymph Nodes in Pancreatic Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy. J Am Soc Cytopath 2014 3(4):206-210
Karnes HE, Duncavage EJ, Bernadt CT. Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing Using Fine Needle Aspirates from Adenocarcinomas of the Lung. Cancer Cytopathol 2013 122(2):104-113 Abstract
Collins BT, Wang JW, Bernadt CT. Utilization of p40 (ÄNp63) with p63 and Cytokeratin 5/6 Immunohistochemistry in Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy. Acta Cytologica 2013 57(6):619-24 Abstract
Collins BT, Chen AC, Wang JF, Bernadt CT, Sanati S. Improved Laboratory Resource Utilization and Patient Care With the Use of Rapid On-site Evaluation for Endobronchial Ultrasound Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy. Cancer Cytopathol 2013 Oct 121(10):544-551 Abstract
Collins BT, Murad F, Wang JF, Bernadt CT. Rapid On-Site Evaluation for Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Biopsy of the Pancreas Decreases the Incidence of Repeat Biopsy Procedures. Cancer Cytopathol 2013 Aug 121(9):518-524 Abstract
Boer B, KNopp J, Mallanna S, Desler M, Chakravarthy H, Wilder PJ, Bernadt CT, Rizzino A.Elevating the levels of Sox2 in embryonal carcinoma cells and embryonic stem cells inhibits the expression of Sox2:Oct-3/4 target genes. Nucleic Acids Res 2007 35(6):1773-1786 Abstract
 Boer B, Bernadt CT, Desler M, Wilder PJ, Kopp JL, Rizzino A. Differential Activity of the FGF-4 Enhancer in F9 and P19 Embryonal Carcinoma Cells. J Cell Physiol 2006 July 208(1):97-108 Abstract
Bernadt CT, Nowling T, Wiebe MS, Rizzino A. NF-Y Functions As a Bimodal Transcription Factor That Can Stimulate or Repress the FGF-4 Promoter in an Enhancer-Dependent Manner. Gene Expression 2005 12(3):193-212 Abstract
 Boer B, Luster TA, Bernadt CT, Rizzino A. Distal enhancer of the mouse FGF-4 gene and its human counterpart exhibit differential activity: critical role of a GT box. Mol Reprod Dev 2005 Jul 71 (3):263-74 Abstract
Bernadt CT, Nowling T, Rizzino A. The Transcription Factor Sox-2 Inhibits Co-activator Stimulated Transcription. Mol Reprod Dev 2004 Nov 69(3):260-7 Abstract
Hou J, Wilder PJ, Bernadt CT, Boer B, Neve RM, Rizzino A. Transcriptional Regulation of the Murine Elf3 Gene in Embryonal Carcinoma Cells and Their Differentiated Counterparts: Requirement for a Novel Upstream Regulatory Region. Gene 2004 Sep 29 340(1):123-31 Abstract
Bernadt CT, Rizzino A. Roles of the Conserved CCAAT and GC Boxes of the Human and Mouse Type II Transforming Growth Factor-ƒÒ Receptor Genes. Mol Reprod Dev 2003 Aug 65(4):353-365  Abstract
Nowling T, Bernadt CT, Johnson L, Desler M, Rizzino A. The Co-activator p300 Associates Physically With and Can Mediate the Action of the Distal Enhancer of the FGF-4 gene. J Biol Chem 2003 Apr 18 278(16):13696-13705 Abstract
 Wilder PJ, Bernadt CT, Kim JH, Rizzino A. Stimulation of the Murine Type II Transforming Growth Factor-beta Receptor Promoter by the Transcription Factor Egr-1. Mol Reprod Dev 2002 Nov 63(3):282-290 Abstract
 Graves MV, Bernadt CT, Cerny R, Van Etten JL. Molecular and Genetic Evidence for a Virus-Encoded Glycosyltransferase Involved in Protein Glycosylation. Virology, 2001 285:332-345, 2001 Abstract

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