Dan Bernstein MD

Stanford University School of Medicine

Daniel Bernstein, MD, received his bachelor’s degree from MIT in Massachusetts and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He is an Alfred Woodley Salter and Mabel G. Salter Endowed Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University and is the Associate Dean for Curriculum and Scholarship at Stanford University School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Bernstein received the Best Lecture Award from Stanford School of Medicine and the Stanford Stole (fellowship mentorship award) from Stanford University Pediatric Cardiology. His research focuses on regulation of cardiovascular function in both normal physiological states and in disease states such as cardiomyopathy. Current work includes using iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes to better understand heart failure and congenital heart disease and the role of mitochondrial dynamics, structure, and function in normal and diseased cardiac physiology.