Paul S. Bernstein, MD, PhD
Paul S. Bernstein, MD, PhD is a tenured Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in the Retina Division at the Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine.
Dr. Bernstein graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University, where he also received his MD and PhD in pharmacology.
After interning at New England Deaconess Hospital
completed an Ophthalmology residency and a fellowship in retinal cell biology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute of UCLA School of Medicine
, followed by a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and research at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
During his residency in Ophthalmology at Jules Stein, he was a recipient of the Jules Stein Resident Research Award.
Long interested in macular pigments, Dr. Bernstein
has pioneered a method for measuring carotenoid pigment levels.
Along with his
holds several patents on the non-invasive resonance Raman imaging method for quantifying pigments in the living human macula, and has authored numerous papers on that topic.
In addition, Dr. Bernstein's
interests include the ocular effects of oxidative stress, and the relationships between dietary carotenoid intake, optical density of the macula and the risk of age-related macular degeneration.
is the recipient of numerous awards and grants, and is extensively published.
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