Our research broadens the knowledge of kidney disease.

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University of Washington Nephrology Research on Pubmed

We are committed to conducting path-breaking research in order to improve the lives of people with kidney diseases. Our faculty and fellows consistently publish new research in nationally recognized journals.

A selection of recent papers:


The Current State of Peritoneal Dialysis

Mehrotra R, Devuyst O, Davies SJ, Johnson DW

CKD and Muscle Mitochondrial Energetics

Baback Roshanravan, Bryan Kestenbaum, Jorge Gamboa, Sharon A. Jubrias, Ernest Ayers, Laura Curtin, Jonathan Himmelfarb, Ian. H. de Boer, Kevin E. Conley 

Partial podocyte replenishment in experimental FSGS derives from nonpodocyte sources.

Kaverina NV, Eng DG, Schneider RR, Pippin JW, Shankland SJ

Impaired Glucose and Insulin Homeostasis in Moderate-Severe CKD

Ian H. de Boer, Leila Zelnick, Maryam Afkarian, Ernest Ayers, Laura Curtin, Jonathan Himmelfarb, T. Alp Ikizler, Steven E. Kahn, Bryan Kestenbaum, Kristina Utzschneider

Cells of renin lineage express hypoxia inducible factor 2α following experimental ureteral obstruction

Ania Stefanska, Diana Eng, Natalya Kaverina, Jeffrey W. Pippin, Kenneth W. Gross, Jeremy S. Duffield, Stuart J. Shankland

Eculizumab use in kidney transplantation

Risk Factors for Rapid Kidney Function Decline Among African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study (JHS)

Young BA, Katz R, Boulware LE, Kestenbaum B, de Boer IH, Wang W, Fülöp T, Bansal N, Robinson-Cohen C, Griswold M, Powe NN, Himmelfarb J, Correa A

The Evolving Ethics of Dialysis in the United States: A Principlist Bioethics Approach

Catherine R. Butler, Rajnish Mehrotra, Mark R. Tonelli, Daniel Y. Lam