Gilbert Moeckel, MD, PhD, FASN

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

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Pathology: Autopsy | ExPath | Moeckel Lab | Pathology Research | Surgical Pathology: Renal Pathology

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Moeckel graduated magna cum laude from Ludwig Maximillians University in Munich, Germany. He trained in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ and was on faculty in the Department of Pathology at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN prior to his recruitment as Director of the Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy Laboratory at Yale University. His academic interests are in clinical renal pathology and research of mechanisms of kidney injury repair and progression of chronic kidney disease. Dr Moeckel is a fellow of the American Society of Nephrology and a Diplomat of the American Board of Pathology. He has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals and has received private industry and federal grants to support his research.

Education & Training

PhD Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen, Munich (1993)
MD Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen, Munich (1989)
Fellow University of Arizona
Resident University of Arizona
Fellow University of Arizona
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology (2008)

Professional Service

  • Yale University HIC Committee IV Yale University (2014)

  • Scientific Session “Stress and Transport”, ASN Renal Week, San Francisco, CA, American Society of Nephrology (2005 - 2005)

  • Program Committee for Renal Week 2013 American Society of Nephrology

International Activity

  • Granulomatous Interstitial Nephritis Bangkok, Thailand (2014 - 2014)

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Contact Info

Gilbert Moeckel, MD, PhD, FASN
Patient Care Locations
Yale PathologyBrady Memorial Laboratory
310 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale PathologyYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste East Pavilion 2-631

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

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023

Curriculum Vitae

Moeckel Lab


This image shows a necrotizing lesion in a human glomerulus, which is the main filtration structure in the kidney. These lesions need to be treated promptly or the patient may loose all kidney function.