Gilbert Moeckel, MD, PhD, FASN

Associate Professor of Pathology; Director, Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy Laboratory; Director, Renal & Genitourinary Fellowship Program

Research Interests

Acute Disease; Chronic Disease; Diabetic Nephropathies; Fibrosis; Stem Cell Niche; Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment; Health Care

Research Organizations

Pathology: Moeckel Lab

Research Summary

My lab studies the molecular mechanisms of fibrosis in the kidney and factors that lead to progression of fibrosis in diabetic nephropathy. We are also studying the role of adult stem cells in repair of acute kidney injury.

Extensive Research Description


The following projects are currently ongoing in the Moeckel lab:

1. Role of intrinsic progenitor cells/pericytes in tubular injury repair

2. Epigenetic mechanisms of Diabetic Nephropathy progression

3. Role of inorganic phosphate in vascular stiffness

4. Aldosterone-dependent mechanisms of fibronectin synthesis in kidney fibroblasts.

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Gilbert Moeckel, MD, PhD, FASN
Patient Care Location
Brady Memorial Laboratory
310 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Office Location
Department of PathologyBrady Memorial Laboratory
310 Cedar Street, Ste BML 165

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Department of Pathology310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023

Moeckel Lab