School of Public Health

Kestenbaum, Bryan

Bryan R. Kestenbaum

Associate Professor, Neurology
Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology


MD University of Massachusetts, 1995
MS Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2002
BS Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, 1991

Contact Info

University of Washington
Office BB1255
Box 359606
Kidney Research Institute (KRI)
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-685-7343

Research Interests

Mineral metabolism disturbances, vascular calcification, cardiovascular risks in chronic kidney disease

Current Research

  • Examining the association of mineral metabolism markers with coronary calcification and cardiovascular events
  • Evaluating relationship of vitamin D therapies with cardiovascular risk
  • Subtle kidney disease as a riskf actor for essential hypertension

Teaching Interests

Course chair for Human Biology 530: Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Medicine

In The News

Exercise May Slow Decline in Kidney Function
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 12/12/2013

Researchers determine Vitamin D blood level for reducing major medical risks in older adults
UW Today, 05/21/2012