Rachel Friedman, PhD Ask a Question Refer Patient Rachel Friedman, PhD, is a researcher at National Jewish Health. Dr. Friedman is in the Department of Immunology and Genomic Medicine. Associate Professor Department of Immunology and Genomic Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2020 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Overview Contact Info & Locations Programs & Services Department of Immunology and Genomic Medicine Research Areas Autoimmunity Immune Tolerance Immunotherapeutic Development Intra-vital Imaging Mononuclear Phagocytes Pancreatic Islets T cells Type 1 Diabetes Special Interests We are interested in understanding how the immune system is dynamically regulated through cellular interactions and environmental cues. Using methods including in vivo microscopy and flow cytometry our goals are to elucidate mechanisms of immune activation and tolerance in autoimmunity, with the goal of developing therapeutic approaches for regulating the immune response. Immune dynamics and interactions at the autoimmune disease site during type 1 diabetes Development of therapeutic for antigen-specific tolerance induction See More View Publications Education Education 2002 - 2007 University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, PhD, Biomedical Sciences Brown University, Providence, RI, AB Biology Fellowship 2007 - 2011 University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Postdoctoral, Immunology Awards & Recognition 2012 - 2017: Career Development Award, JDRF. 2012: Junior Faculty Award, American Diabetes Association. 2017: Outstanding Junior Faculty, Biomedical Research, National Jewish Health. Academic Affiliations Associate Professor, Department of Immunology & Microbiology Website Information View University of Colorado profile Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 303.270.2558 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.