Contact Information:
Kidney Resarch Institute
Division of Nephrology
Box 359606
325 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 616-4717
Fax:  (206) 685-9399

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (1988-89)
Maine Medical Center
Portland, ME

Nephrology Fellowship (1986-88)
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Medicine Residency
Maine Medical Center
Portland, ME

Medical School
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Site of Practice:
Harborview Medical Center


jonathan himmelfarb MD

The Joseph W. Eschbach Endowed Chair in Kidney Research
Professor of Medicine
Director, Kidney Research Institute

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical and translational kidney research

Research Interests

  • Oxidative stress and inflammation in chronic kidney disease
  • Biomarkers of cardiovascular risk in kidney disease
  • Dialysis vascular access
  • Mechanisms of proteinuria
  • Learn more about Jonathan Himmelfarb's research

Selected Publications

Pub Med news feed provides a list of Dr. Himmelfarb's recent research publications (search Himmelfarb J)

National and International Responsibilities

  • Councilor of the American Society of Nephrology, 2010-present
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Satellite Health Care Research Foundation, 2004-present
  • ABIM Subspecialty Board on Nephrology, 2003-present
  • External Review Committee, KEEP Program, National Kidney Foundation, 2003-present
  • Editorial Board, Kidney International, 1996-present
  • Co-Chair, Conference on Prediction, Progression, and Outocomes in Older Adults, cosponsored by NIDDK, National Institutes on Aging, ASN, ASP, 2008
  • Faculty, 17th International Course on Hemodialysis, 2008
  • Steering Committee, Cleveland Clinic Workshop on Innovation in Uremia Therapy, 2008
  • NIDDK Study Section (R21 applications in nephrology), 2007
  • Guest Editor, Frontiers in Nephrology: Iron Regulation, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
  • NIH Bioengineering Research Partnerships Study Section, 2006
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 2004-2007
  • North American Editor, Faculty of 1000 in Medicine, "Dialysis and Renal Transplantation," 2003-present
  • Editorial Board, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 2001-2004
  • Guest Editor, Advances in Renal Replacement Therapy, "Acute Renal Failure: From Bench to Bedside," 1997

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