Michelle Marchese

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Michelle Marchese is a licensed genetic counselor with the Immune Dysregulation Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BS, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 

Graduate Degree

Master of Biomedical Sciences, Rutgers University, , Newark, NJ 

Master of Science, Genetic Counseling, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA

Titles and Academic Titles

Genetic Counselor

Departments and Services



Choi, Y.B., Dunn-Meynell, A.A., Marchese, M., Blumberg, B., Gaindh, D., Dowling, P., and Lu, W. 2021. Erythropoietin-derived peptide treatment reduced neurological deficit and neuropathological changes in a mouse model of tauopathy. Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, 13(1).

Gaindh, D., Choi, Y.B., Marchese, M., Dowling, P., Cook, S., Blumberg, B., Park, J.H. and Lu, W., 2020. Prolonged Beneficial Effect of Brief Erythropoietin Peptide JM4 Therapy on Chronic Relapsing EAE. Neurotherapeutics, p. 1.

Dunn-Meynell, A.A., Dowling, P.C., Marchese, M., Rodriquez, E., Blumberg, B., Choi, Y.B., Gaindh, D. and Lu, W., 2019. In vivo bioluminescence imaging used to monitor disease activity and therapeutic response in a mouse model of tauopathy. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 11, p.252.

Wang, B., Kang, M., Marchese, M., Rodriguez, E., Lu, W., Li, X., Maeda, Y. and Dowling, P., 2016. Beneficial effect of erythropoietin short peptide on acute traumatic brain injury. Neurotherapeutics, 13(2), p. 418-427.

Lu, W., Maeda, Y., Marchese, M., Rodriguez, E., Wang, B. and Dowling, P., 2015. Neuroinflammation as a Therapeutic Target in Neurodegenerative Disorders: M212. Annals of Neurology, 78.

Posters and Presentations

Marchese, M., Kurjan, E., and Vanner-Nicely, L. (October 2022). Genetic Counseling. Jewish Student Society Student Group. VCU School of Medicine, Richmond, VA.

Marchese, M, et al. (May 2013). Low Admission Temperature and the Risk for Intraventricular Hemorrhage. Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting, Washington DC.