ASN's Mission

To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Orson W. Moe, MD, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Orson W. Moe, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Toronto and is currently Professor of Mineral Metabolism, Internal Medicine and Physiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he is a clinician, teacher, and researcher. His administrative duties include Director of the Charles and Jane Pak Center of Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, and Chief of the Nephrology. He is the holder of the Charles and Jane Pak Distinguished Chair in Mineral Metabolism Research and the Donald Seldin Professorship in Clinical Investigation.

Dr. Moe conducts both preclinical pathophysiology and patient-oriented research on renal physiology and metabolism, as well as epithelial biology. His research strives to cross from the level of the whole patient to animal and cell culture models, and down to single molecules. He is active in teaching at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels in his institution and also nationally and internationally.

Dr. Moe is the Co-Editor of Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension: Pathophysiology . He also serves on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Physiology and co-edits the textbook, Seldin and Giebisch's The Kidney: Physiology and Pathophysiology. He is currently a member of the American Society of Clinical Research, American Association of Physicians, American Society of Nephrology, and American Physiologic Society.