Rachel Jamison Perry, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

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Dr. Rachel Perry is an Associate Research Scientist in Medicine/Endocrinology at the Yale University School of Medicine. Rachel's background is in the use of hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamps and stable isotope infusions to assess insulin sensitivity, having earned her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D. (with Distinction) in Cellular & Molecular Physiology, and performed her postdoctoral training in Medicine/Endocrinology, all in the laboratory of Dr. Gerald Shulman. With twelve first- or co-first author papers in Nature, Cell, Science, JCI, Nature Medicine, Nature Communications, JBC, Cell Metabolism, and AJP-Endocrinology, Rachel's publication record speaks to the depth and breadth of her expertise in metabolic physiology. As Co-Director of Yale's Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center Physiology Core, Rachel assists investigators worldwide in performing clamp studies, glucose tolerance tests, and metabolic cage analysis to assess the metabolic phenotypes of their transgenic mice.

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PhD Yale University Graduate School, Cellular & Molecular Physiology (2013)
BS Yale University, Biomedical Engineering (2008)

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Rachel Jamison Perry, PhD