Berje Shammassian M.D.

Berje Shammassian M.D.



University of Maryland School of Medicine

University of Maryland College Park

Clinical Interests

Pediatrics, Trauma


Berje Shammassian, Christina Huang Wright, James Wright, Kaine Onwuzulike, Krystal L Tomei: Successful delayed non-operative management of C2 neurosynchondrosis fractures in a pediatric patient: a case report and review of management strategies and considerations for treatment. Child s Nervous System 08/2015;  DOI:10.1007/s00381-015-2821-4

Baliban SM, Michael A, Shammassian B, Mudakha S, Khan AS, Cocklin S, et al. An Optimized, Synthetic DNA Vaccine Encoding the Toxin A and Toxin B Receptor Binding Domains of Clostridium difficile Induces Protective Antibody Responses In Vivo. Infect Immun. 2014 Jul. PubMed PMID: 25024365. ENG.

Shammassian B, HPatel, A. Lewis, E. Beaty, N. Crandall, KM. Chesler, DA. Hersh, D.  Schwartzbauer, GT. Maulucci, CM. Slavin, J. Hamilton, K. Sansur, CA.  (2013) Neurological outcomes of adult patients with non-iatrogenic spine infections: An initial evaluation of 241 patients. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting

 Michael, A. Mudakha, S. Baliban, S. Shammassian, B. Morrow, M. Jacobson, J. Weiner, D. Kutzler, M.  (2011).  Generation and Testing of Interleukin-21 Plasmid Immune Adjuvant in a Clostridium Difficile DNA Vaccine Platform. Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies, 11th annual meeting.

 Kathuria, N. Kraynyak, KA. Shammassian, B. Yan, J. Carnathan, D. Betts, M. Khan, AS. Kutzler, M. Weiner, DB.  (2011). HIV-1 gag/pol DNA Vaccines Elicit Gut-associated Immune Responses when Combined with Highly Optimized Mucosal Chemokine Molecular Adjuvants. Drexel University Research Day, 13th annual.