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Dr. Khiry Patterson Receives Award at 3rd Annual Vanderbilt AD Research Day

Posted by on Monday, April 4, 2022 in news.

Dr. Khiry Patterson, Postdoctoral Scholar at Vanderbilt University’s RASR Lab, was awarded 2nd place for his poster presentation titled, Establishing Quality Control Procedures for Large-Scale Discovery Based Proteomics Analysis of Human Plasma at the 3rd Annual Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Day held on Thursday, March 31 at the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

MyVU News reported that this campus-wide academic event showcased Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia research from multiple clinical and basic science departments across campus, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University and Meharry Medical College.

This year’s theme focused on advances in clinical trials. The keynote speaker, Suzanne Craft, professor of medicine, director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and co-director at the Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention at Wake Forest School of Medicine, presented a talk titled Metabolic Pathways to Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Cognitive Impairment: Two Roads Converged.

The daylong event also will feature invited faculty lectures, a data blitz and a poster session with a reception.