Martin Alexander Kriegel, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Molecular Virology

Immunobiology: HTI | Kriegel Lab

Office of Student Research


WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology: B and T Cell Effector and Memory Cell Differentiation; Consequences of an Immune Response; Infectious Disease and Host-Pathogen Interaction; Mounting an Immune Response; Regulating the Immune Response | Microbiology: Bacteria; Immunology & Host Response

Yale Medical Group

Education & Training

PhD Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nurn (2001)
MD Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen (2000)
Rheumatology Fellowship Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Residency Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Fellowship Yale University School of Medicine
Clinical Fellowship University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2009)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology (2011)

Honors & Recognition

  • Novel Research GrantLupus Research Institute (2015)

  • Jack and Vonnie Schlomer Memorial ScholarArthritis National Research Foundation (2014)

  • K08 Career Development AwardNational Institutes of Health (2011)

  • Teaching AwardBrigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School (2009)

  • Young Investigator AwardArthritis National Research Foundation (2005)

  • Emmy-Noether StipendGerman Research Foundation (2003)

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Contact Info

Martin Alexander Kriegel, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Interventional Immunology Center (Rheumatology)6 Devine Street, Ste Rm 2-016
North Haven, CT 06473
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Lab Location
300 George Street, Ste 325B
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
300 George Street
New Haven, CT 06520

Kriegel Lab

Research Image 2

Cladogram generated from IgA-Seq data of patients with antiphospholipid syndrome and control subjects.

Research Image 3

Cartoon depicting how diet affects the gut microbial community composition that in turn modulates immune cell functions. The microbiota effects on adaptive immunity lead to autoimmune and thrombotic complications in lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome.