Gerald S Shadel PhD

Professor of Pathology and of Genetics; Director, Pathology Research

Biographical Info

Gerald S. Shadel received a B.S. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1986 and his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in 1991. He went on to Stanford University, where he was a Damon-Runyon postdoctoral fellow and studied the mechanism of mitochondrial gene expression. As an Assistant/Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Emory University from 1997-2004, he continued research in this area using biochemical methods and yeast and tissue culture models. He is currently a Professor of Pathology and Genetics at Yale University, where he studies the role of mitochondria in human disease and aging, now also using mouse models. In 2007, Dr. Shadel received the Amgen Outstanding Investigator Award from ASIP recognizing his contributions in this important area of research and medicine.

Education & Training

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (1986)
Texas A & M University (1991)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University

Honors & Recognition

  • Amgen Outstanding Investigator Award
    American Society for Investigative Pathology (2007)
  • Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging
    Glenn Foundation (2011)

Professional Service

  • Charter Member, NIH
  • member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • member, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
  • member, American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP)

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