Dr. Renã A. S. Robinson is a bioanalytical chemist and an Associate Professor of Chemistry and Neurology at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Robinson’s research interests focus on developing novel proteomic and lipidomic platforms based on mass spectrometry to study aging and Alzheimer’s disease. She has a large emphasis on understanding the molecular contributions to health disparities in Alzheimer’s disease and in increasing disease awareness and research participation in minority communities. Dr. Robinson is an investigator in the Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and a preceptor for the Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease (T32).
Dr. Robinson completed her doctoral degree in analytical chemistry at Indiana University and Lyman T. Johnson and UNCF/Merck postdoctoral fellowships at University of Kentucky. She joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2017.