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Katie Kapp Advances to PH.D. Candidate

Jul. 21, 2021—On July 15, 2021, Katie Kapp successfully passed her qualifying exam to become a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry. Katie joined RASR Lab in January 2019 and is currently using automated plasma proteomics to study racial disparities in sepsis.

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Bailey Bowser Advances to Ph.D. Candidate

Jul. 19, 2021—On June 30th, 2021 Bailey Bowser successfully passed her qualifying exam to become a Ph.D candidate. Bailey joined RASR Lab in January 2019 and is currently utilizing cPILOT, a proteomics multiplexing strategy, to study aging and Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Inclusion Matters

Jul. 12, 2021—Renã Robinson shares her ongoing research into the importance of diverse patient groups in Alzheimer’s Disease studies in the Analytical Scientist article.

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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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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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