Rachel Madley

Rachel Madley, MA, MPhil
Research Staff
Consortium: CMAI









Where are you from originally, and where did you go to school?

Originally from New Jersey, went to undergrad at University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

►What is your current position?

PhD Candidate

►Why did you decide to become a researcher?

To improve the quality of life for patients living with disease and save the lives of patients with terminal illness.

►What is the “Big Picture” of what you study?

To understand the genetic immune dysregulation that leads to development of Type 1 Diabetes

►What is your favorite aspect of your research?

It is very translational. We are studying human immune systems with and without Type 1 Diabetes.

► What do you hope to achieve with your research?

I hope to better understand the initiation of Type 1 Diabetes and the genetic factors that underlie it. With this knowledge I hope more informed therapies and preventative measures will be possible.

►What groups are you involved in? 

American Association for Advancement of Science
Students for a National Health Program

►When not in the lab what are your favorite hobbies/activities?

Hiking and cycling



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