Faculty Members

Dr. Michael Mengel


Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Division of Anatomical Pathology
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About Me

Dr Mengel is Chair of the Department for Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He is a sub-specialized Transplantation and Renal Pathologist at the Division of Anatomical Pathology, University of Alberta Hospital. Outside his faculty Dr. Mengel is engaged in various international sub-specialty societies related to nephropathology and organ transplantation: past Chair Transplant Diagnostics Community of Practice in the American Society of Transplantation; Board member International Banff Foundation for Allograft Pathology; Board member Canadian Society of Transplantation; Chair of the Research Committee International Renal Pathology Society.

He studied medicine at the Semmelweiss University in Budapest, Hungary before going on to specialise in pathology and further in transplantation pathology and nephropathology. Before moving to Edmonton he was head of the transplant pathology service at the Hannover Medical School, Germany. Dr. Mengel has published more than 180 peer-reviewed articles and his current work is focused on applying molecular techniques to biopsy specimens, with the aim to increase diagnostic precision in organ transplantation. 


Areas of Interest:

Immunopathology with a major focus on transplantation and nephropathology.

Molecular Precision diagnostics.

Research Keywords

Co-Principal investigator, residents involved in research