Contact Information:
University of Washington
Division of Nephrology
Box 356174
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: (206) 598-6079
Fax:  (206) 598-2105

Education and Training:

Transplant Fellowship
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Nephrology Fellowship
Irish Nephrology Specialist in Training
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

PhD Medicine
University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

Medicine Residency
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Dublin, Ireland

Medical School MB, BCh, BAO
University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

Site of Practice:
University of Washington Medical Center



Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology

Clinical Interests

  • Long term post transplant follow-up
  • Living donor transplant

Research Interests

  • Antibody-mediated rejection
  • Donor derived DNA as a marker of renal injury

Current Research

  • Evaluating urine genomic donor DNA as a marker of transplant kidney injury


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


  • Nephrology Young Investigators Forum: First Place Clinical Science Research, San Diego, CA, Jan 2009
  • JMS Doctor Awards: Winner in Nephrology Section, November 2004

National Responsibilities

  • Member, American Society of Nephrology

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