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Michael Kashgarian, MD, FASN

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Pathology

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Michael Kashgarian, MD, FASN

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  • Pathology

    310 Cedar Street, PO Box 208023

    New Haven, CT 06520-8023

    United States



Michael Kashgarian is professor emeritus of and senior research scientist in pathology. He received his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine in 1958, completed his residency in pathology at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center in 1963, and completed a fellowship in laboratory medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 1964. While on the Yale faculty he established a diagnostic renal pathology and electron microscopy laboratory that bears his name. He was also a pioneer in understanding the process of organ rejection. Although Kashgarian has retired, he continues to be active in the diagnosis of renal and cardiac biopsies.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1964)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1963)
  • Resident
    Barnes Hospital/Washington University (1959)
  • MD
    Yale University (1958)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Robert Heptinstall Life Time Achievement AwardRenal Pathology Society2019
Medal of the Postgraduate Medical InstituteMedical Institute of Saint Petersburg, Russia2004
Jacob Churg AwardRenal Pathology Society2004
Elected Honorary MemberDeutsche Gesellschaft fur Nephrologie - German Society of Nephrology1998
Distinguished Achievement AwardNational Kidney Foundation1997
Elected FellowAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science1996

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