Kenneth E. Bernstein, MD

Professor, Biomedical Science and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Director, Experimental Pathology

Phone: 310-423-7562

Education and Training

  • Medical school: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Residency: Department of Pathology, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY and National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Medical Board Certification

  • Anatomic Pathology

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Role of angiotensin converting enzyme in the immune response
  • Roles of angiotensin and its converting enzyme and hypertension and renal disease
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme in Alzheimer’s disease

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Member, Committee on Scientific Sessions Program
  • NIH MERIT award
  • Co-recipient of the AHA 2005 Novartis Prize for Hypertension Research
  • Recipient of 2007 Basic Research Prize of the American Heart Association
  • Head, Annual Research Day, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Distinguished Scientist, American Heart Association
  • Member of the Association of American Physicians


  • Samuel Oschin Cancer Center Institute (SOCCI)
  • Biomedical Science

Selected Publications

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications by Kenneth E. Bernstein, MD