Duffield MD PhD

Contact Information:
University of Washington
South Lake Union
LabS 371, Box 358052
815 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109-4714
Phone: (206) 685-8456
Fax:  (206) 221-0739

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (2003-06)
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Internal Medicine &
Renal Fellowship
Royal infirmary of
Edinburgh, UK
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, UK

Renal Fellowship
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK

Intership Medicine/Surgery
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK

Site of Practice:
University of Washington Medical Center



Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Clinical Interests

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Pregnancy and related kidney disorders

Research Interests

  • Cellular and Molecular mechanisms of innate immune response to injury in the kidney with special interest in monocyte/macrophage biology
  • Functions of pericytes in angiogenesis, capillary rarefaction and fibrosis after injury
  • Stem cells in kidney repair and regeneration

Visit the Duffield Lab to learn more about his research


Pub Med provides a list of Dr. Duffield's publications


  • NIH NIDDK, Early Career Investigator/Scholar Award, 2010
  • American Society of Nephrology, Gottschalk Award, 2006
  • British Renal Association, The Young Investigator Award, 2004
  • National Kidney Research Fund: Senior Research Fellowship, 2002
  • Medical Research Society (UK): The Young Investigator Award
  • University of Edinburgh Faculty of Medicine Research Fellowship, 2001

National and International Responsibilities

  • Ad Hoc Grant Reviewer, Pathology of Kidney Diseases, NIH NIDDK, 2009-present
  • Ad Hoc Grant Reviewer, SBIR/STTR Grants, NIH NIDDK, 2009-present
  • Guest Editor, American Journal of Immunology, 2008-present
  • Member, American Association of Immunologists, 2007-present
  • Member, National Kidney Foundation, 2006-present
  • Member, International Society of Nephrology, 2005-present
  • Member, American Society of Nehprology, 2005-present
  • Member, Medical Research Society (UK), 2000-present
  • Member, British Renal Association (UK), 1999-present
  • Member, Society fo Leukocyte Biology, 1999-present
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine (UK), 1998-present
  • Member, Scottish Renal Society, 1997-present
  • Member, Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh, UK), 1995-present
  • Reviewer, American Journal of Pathology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Cell & Tissue Research, Blood, Nephrology & Dialysis Transplantation, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Journal fo Clinical Investigation, Medical Research Council UK Scientific Grants, Kidney International, Gene Therapy, Harcourt Publishers Limited-medical text books, Journal of Leukocyte Biology, Journal of Experimental Biology
  • Grant Reviews, Swiss Cancer League, The Health Research Board of Ireland

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