Larry H. Bernstein

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Larry H. Bernstein, MD, MS (Anatomy), BS in Chemistry – Wayne State University, 1965 (Detroit, Michigan)
Title of dissertation:” Ontogeny of the Crystallin's of the Lens of the Eye. (Thesis) Bernstein LH, Kerrigan M, Maisel H: Lactic dehydrogenase isoenzymes in lens and cornea. Exptl Eye Res 1966; 5:309
Postdoctoral in Enzymology 1970 – 1972 – Department of Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, Nathan O. Kaplan
Resident in Pathology and Cardiovascular Fellow in Pathology, 1972 – 1974, La Jolla, CA, Averill A. Liebow, MD, Chief of Chemistry and Blood Bank, Bridgeport Hospital, 1982 – 2002.
Chief of Clinical Pathology, Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, 2002 – 2007.
My Life in Medicine: Larry H. Bernstein, M.D.
Gil David and Larry Bernstein have developed, in consultation with Prof. Ronald Coifman, in the Yale University Applied Mathematics Program, an intelligent Electronic Health Records Dashboard.
[Second Opinion 2009-2011 Proprietary]
Nutrition: My work with nutrition is extensive as a consulting pathologist on the Nutritional Support Team at Bridgeport Hospital, led by Dr. Walter Pleban.  
History of my work in nutrition: I implemented the use of prealbumin (transthyretin) (half-life of 2 days) to follow the return to anabolic status of severely stressed patients.
I co-chaired the First International Transthyretin Congress in Strasbourg, at the invitation of Yves Ingenbleek, MD, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg.
I chaired the 14th and was an invited participant in the 17th Ross Roundtable on Nutrition, Organized and Chaired the Beckman Roundtable on Prealbumin in Los Angeles, Standards of Clinical Laboratory Practice with Lawrence Kaplan, and recipient of the Labbe/Garry award of the Nutrition Division of AACC).   

Research Interest

Pathology, Nutrition