Lloyd Garnet Cantley MD

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology; Vice Chair, Research

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchStem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cells and Tissue Repair; Tissue Specific Stem CellsSignal TransductionCellular & Molecular Physiology: Physiology and Integrative Medical Biology Track; Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular PhysiologyInternal Medicine: Nephrology: Center for Polycystic Kidney Disease ResearchSignal Transduction

Research Interests

Nephrology; Acute Kidney Injury; Physiology and integrative medical biology; Epithelial cell migration and morphogenesis; Epithelial cell adhesion; Migration; Branching tubulogenesis

Clinical Interests

Glomerulonephritis; vasculitis; electrolyte disorders


  • B.S., West Virginia Wesleyan College , 1977
  • M.D., West Virginia University , 1981

Selected Publication

  • Guo J-K., Shi H., Koraishy F., Marlier A., Ding Z., Shan A., and Cantley L.G. The Terminator mouse: a diphtheria toxin receptor knockin mouse strain for rapid and efficient enrichment of desired cell lineages. Kid. Int., 2013; in press.