Christina Astley, MD, ScD
Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Christina Mills Astley, MD, ScD is a computational and translational research faculty in the Divisions of Endocrinology and Computational Epidemiology at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH). She completed her thesis in causal inference and modeling of pandemic respiratory viruses (published in Nature), and her medical training at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and the BCH Endocrinology Fellowship Program. Dr. Astley’s research focuses on the use of remote, real-time and omics technologies to better understand individual- and population-level disease dynamics for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (continuous glucose monitoring work supported by NIDDK K23), Cystic Fibrosis, and COVID-19. She recently published research highlighting social disparities in geographic access to SARS-CoV-2 testing. Dr. Astley is currently involved in the analysis of international datasets from syndromic surveillance tools including COVIDNearYou. Clinically, she has a longstanding interest in autoimmunity and is affiliated with the BCH Multiple Manifestations of Autoimmune Disease Clinic and TrialNet.