Contact Information:
University of Washington
Division of Nephrology
Box 356521
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: (206) 221-5770
Fax:  (206) 685-8661

Education and Training:
Immunology Fellowship (1990-98)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Nephrology Fellowhsip (1989-94)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

NIH Medical Staff Fellowship (1986-89)
National Heart, Blood, Lung Institute
Bethesda, MD

Medicine Residency
Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN

Medical School (1977-84)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

PhD, Experimental Pathology (1976-84)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Site of Practice:
University of Washington Medical Center


kimberly muczynski, MD, phd

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Clinical Interests

  • Immune-mediated renal disease (glomerulonephritis, transplant nephrology)
  • Individualized solutions to unique renal problems

Research Interests

  • HLA class II gene expression
  • Antigen processing/presentation
  • Flow cytometry assessment of human kidney health and disease

Current Research

  • Endothelial cell progenitors in human kidneys
  • Flow cytometry analysis of human renal inflammation
  • Excreted genomic donor DNA to assess transplant kidney injury
  • Thymic expression of renal antigens

Learn more about Kimberly Muczynski's research

Selected Publications:

Pub Med provides a list of Dr. Muczynski's research publications.


  • Physician Scientist Award, 1993-1997
  • Molecular Medicine Fellowship Award, 1991-93
  • Medical Scientist Training Program, 1978-84

National Responsibilities

  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology
  • Member, American Association of Immunologists
  • Member, International Society of Nephrology
  • Member, International Society for Analytical Cytology

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