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VMAC Alzheimer’s Prevention Lunch & Learn

Jun. 11, 2021—The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center (VMAC) will be offering a free Lunch & Learn virtual event where attendees can learn more about digital tools to help with caregiving for Alzheimer’s disease and staying connected to family members. Facilitated by Dr. Renã Robinson, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University, the online event will take...

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The Alzheimer’s Crisis & The Clergy Connection Virtual Panel Conversation

Jun. 10, 2021—The Alzheimer’s Association is partnering with local faith-based partners to host “The Alzheimer’s Crisis & The Clergy Connection Virtual Panel Conversation.” The event, a morning of connection, conversation, and learning that is rooted in hope, will take place on Tuesday, June 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CST). Registration is required for this event.  

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African American Chemists: Academia, Industry, and Social Entrepreneurship

Jun. 7, 2021—Dr. Renã Robinson is featured in the ACS Symposium Series #1381 electronic publication “African American Chemists: Academia, Industry, and Social Entrepreneurship” which features and celebrates the contributions of African Americans in the chemical sciences. This book will be made available at most educational institutions of higher learning libraries and will be available in print through Oxford University...

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Memory Sunday: African American Faith Leaders Rally to Increase Awareness of Alzheimer’s disease

Jun. 2, 2021—Sunday June 13th is a national observance known as Memory Sunday, when African American faith leaders use the power of the pulpit to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease in the Black community. The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center is working to make discoveries in Alzheimer’s treatment and prevention and to figure out the complexities that...

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VMAC “Digital Tools 101” Virtual Lunch & Learn Event on May 19

May. 18, 2021—The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center (VMAC) will be offering a free Lunch & Learn virtual event where attendees can learn more about digital tools to help with caregiving for Alzheimer’s disease and staying connected to family members. Facilitated by Dr. Renã Robinson, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University, the online event will take...

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Women and the Alzheimer’s Crisis Event May 14, 2021

Apr. 28, 2021—There are more than six million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, and nearly two-thirds are women. That is why we are inviting you to attend: Women and the Alzheimer’s Crisis Friday, May 14 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CT This virtual panel discussion will feature experts in the areas of early detection, prevention, caregiving, and health disparities....

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Katie Kapp To Present at Vanderbilt University Chemistry Forum on April 15

Apr. 15, 2021—RASR Lab Research Group team member Katie Kapp will present a talk on “Plasma Proteomics to Study the Effect of Race on Survivorship Outcomes in Sepsis” as part of the Vanderbilt University Chemistry Series Spring 2021 on Thursday, April 15 at 4:15 pm. The presentation will be virtual and can be accessed via Zoom –...

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MARC Scholar Bethanie Stauffer Featured in NIH Biomedical Beat Blog

Apr. 15, 2021—MARC Scholar Bethanie Stauffer was featured in the NIH Biomedical Beat Blog article “Making a MARC at Vanderbilt.” Bethanie, a Vanderbilt University undergraduate student double majoring in chemistry and in medicine, health, and society, is part of the NIH MARC at Vanderbilt Program. She is a researcher at Vanderbilt’s RASR Lab. Photo Credit: Abby Lee  

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Dataset of Why inclusion matters for Alzheimer’s disease biomarker discovery in plasma

Mar. 23, 2021—Congratulations to RASR Laboratory alum Mostafa Khan whose article “Dataset of Why inclusion matters for Alzheimer’s disease biomarker discovery in plasma” is now available online. The article discusses how the use of a plasma proteomics dataset was generated to understand the importance of self-reported race for biomarker discovery in Alzheimer’s disease.

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RASR Lab Alumni Andrew Pumford Participates in IRONMAN Foundation’s Your Journey, Your Cause

Mar. 6, 2021—RASR Lab alum Andrew Pumford, an undergraduate student at Vanderbilt University, will be participating in the IRONMAN Foundation’s Your Journey, Your Cause fundraising program to support the Alzheimer’s Association. The Alzheimer’s Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research to end Alzheimer’s disease. Andrew will be running the IRONMAN Triathlon in Santa Rosa, California on June...

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