Contact Information:
Kidney Research Institute
Division of Nephrology
Box 359606
325 Ninth Avenue
3rd Floor, NJB360
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 685-3168
Fax:  (206) 685-9399

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (2006-10)
Massachusetts General Hospital & Brigham Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Medicine Residency
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY

Medical School & PhD
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Site of Practice:
Harborview Medical Center


Maryam afkarian MD PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Clinical Interests

  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Glomerular diseases

Research Interests

  • Understanding the pathophysiology of diabetic nephropathy
  • Development of new therapeutic targets of diabetic nephropathy

Current Research

  • Using proteomics to understand pathophysiology of diabetic nephropathy

Learn more about Maryam Afkarian's research


PubMed provides a list of Dr. Afkarian's research publications


  • Mentored Career Development Award, NIDDK, 2010-2015
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 2007-2009
  • Scholars in Clinical Sciences Program, Harvard Medical School, 2008-2010
  • Olin Fellowship for Women, Washington University, 1995-1999

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