Paul S. Bernstein, MD, PhD joined the faculty of the Moran Eye Center of the University of Utah in 1995 where he currently divides his time equally between clinical and basic science retina research and a clinical practice devoted to medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous with special emphasis on macular and retinal degenerations.
Dr. Bernstein did his undergraduate, MD and PhD training at Harvard University, his ophthalmology residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute of UCLA, and his vitreoretinal fellowship at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary. Dr. Bernstein’s current research interests focus on the biochemistry and biophysics of nutritional interventions against inherited and acquired ocular disorders.
Dr. Bernstein has authored over 200 peer-reviewed research articles and reviews, and he has served as a reviewer for numerous journals, foundations, and institutes. Dr. Bernstein currently serves as the Vice-Chair for Research at the Moran Eye Center and was vice-president of ARVO from 2016-2017.