Camille Andre

Clinical Research Assistant

Camille is passionate about helping others who struggle with the same condition as her. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 7, she hopes to improve the lives of all type 1 diabetics through her work at Sansum Diabetes Research Institute.

At SDRI, Camille is a research assistant for the artificial pancreas team. She helps train and recruit participants for trials of the artificial pancreas as well as organize and order all necessary supplies. She is excited to be a part of the team that is testing the newest and most advanced tools for diabetes management.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Davis before moving down to Santa Barbara. At UC Davis she worked for 2 years at the Huising lab, a physiology lab researching a cure for type 1 diabetes. She also has 3 summers of experience working as a counselor at a type 1 diabetic summer camp in Sequoia National Park called Bearskin Meadows Camp.

While not at work, Camille can be found running, hiking, biking, swimming, or competing in a triathlon.