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Aug. 23, 2022—Join the Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center (VMAC) monthly virtual Lunch and Learn event, “MEDICARE AND ACCESS TO CARE” on Wednesday, September 21 2022, at 12:00 pm and learn more about how health disparities in Alzheimer’s disease are affecting the African American community. Additional information and registration can be found here.

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Quantitative proteomics to study aging in rabbit spleen tissues

Aug. 11, 2022—Congratulations to Dr. Bushra Amin, Bailey L. Bowser, PhD candidate, and Dr. Renã A.S. Robinson of Vanderbilt University’s RASR Lab whose article “Quantitative proteomics to study aging in rabbit spleen tissues” has been published in Experimental Gerontology. Read the full article here.

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Black Girls Becoming Summer Institute

Jun. 28, 2022—Black Girls Becoming Summer Research Institute was held on June 5-June 17, 2022 at Vanderbilt University. Black Girls Becoming is the first research and enrichment program of its kind centered on understanding the impacts, both positive and negative, on Black students, and works to advance the life outcomes of Black girls in the larger society. Created and...

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Dr. Renã Robinson Panelist at Alzheimer’s Association Research Symposium June 17

Jun. 1, 2022—Dr. Renã Robinson, Associate Professor of Chemistry and PI of RASR Laboratory at Vanderbilt University, will be a featured panelist at the Alzheimer’s Association Research Symposium “Advancing Science: The Latest in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research.” This free and virtual event will take place on Friday, June 17, 2022, 12:00 pm CT. Register here.    

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Congratulations Vanderbilt University RASR Lab Class of 2022 Graduates!

May. 14, 2022—Claramence Dokyi received her B.A. degree in Medicine, Health, and Society with minors in Business and Psychology. Clara will be applying to medical school where she will pursue a career in emergency medicine and trauma surgery. Andrew Pumford received his B.A. degree in Physics and Chemistry and will be attending medical school at the Mayo Clinic Alix School...

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