Dr. Naylor is a Pediatric Endocrinologist at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She has a clinical and research interest in monogenic forms of diabetes, with a particular interest in maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY). Ongoing projects include studies on cost-effectiveness of genetic testing for MODY diagnosis and improving minority patients’ access to genetic testing for MODY. She co-manages Kovler Diabetes Center’s Monogenic Diabetes MODY Registry, a nationwide database of individuals affected by these uncommon forms of diabetes. The registry is designed to track and study monogenic forms of diabetes in individuals on a long-term basis, noting symptoms, genetic patterns in families, and optimal therapies for each patient. Dr. Naylor has published research articles in journals ranging from Clinical Endocrinology to the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. She also has presented her studies at symposia nationwide.
Research interests: Monogenic diabetes
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