Eric Nudleman, M.D., Ph.D.
Eric D. Nudleman, M.D., Ph.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute. He joined UC San Diego (UCSD) after completing his fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the renowned William Beaumont Hospital. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Nudleman graduated from Stanford University with bachelors and doctoral degrees. He earned his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York then went on to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri for his residency.
Dr. Nudleman is the recipient of many prestigious honors such as the Ronald G. Michels Fellowship, Heed Fellowship, the Doris P. and Harry I. Wexler Prize, Rosenbaum Research Award, and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology/Research to Prevent Blindness Resident and Fellow Research Forum Award.
He has participated in multiple National Eye Institute and industry-sponsored clinical trials. At UCSD, Dr. Nudleman’s clinical focus is on vitreoretinal diseases and surgery, with a special interest in pediatric vitreoretinopathies. His laboratory focuses on developmental angiogenesis and the role of the Wnt signaling pathway with a particular interest in identifying novel targets to treat vascular diseases. Meet our other Fresh Start nonprofit volunteers.