About ASN

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 Internal Medicine and Physiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he is an active clinician, teacher, and researcher. His administrative duties include Director of the Charles and Jane Pak Center of Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research, as well as Chief of the Nephrology Division at Southwestern. Dr. Moe 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 Section. 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.