Helen Rich, Ph.D.

Research Fellow, Internal Medicine - Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Biography

Helen Rich completed their Ph.D. in Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and joined Beth Moore's lab here at the University of Michigan as a postdoctoral research fellow in late 2019. 

Research Interests

Their thesis work focused on the role of type III interferon during pulmonary coinfection with influenza and Staphylococcus aureus. Broadly, they are interested in the host response to infection at mucosal surfaces, and more specifically in cytokine and other cellular interactions at these barriers.