Paul Sternberg, Jr., M.D.

IRRF Board Secretary

Paul S. Sternberg, Jr., M.D., serves as Director of Research Funding for the Foundation …

… in addition to his many other responsibilities at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he is Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Adult Health Affairs at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine.  Dr. Sternberg also serves as professor and chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and the Vanderbilt Eye Institute.  With a special interest in age-related macular degeneration, Dr. Sternberg oversees a cell biology and biochemistry laboratory that carries out studies into the causes of the disease.