Tameka A. Clemons, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology

Dr. Tameka A. Clemons is a biochemist and an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology at Meharry Medical College. Dr. Clemons’s research interests focus on aberrant biochemical signaling networks in beta-cells that lead to cell death in Alzheimer’s disease. Specifically, she is interested in probing inter-compartmental cross-talk between redox and amylin signaling networks. 

Dr. Clemons completed her doctoral degree in biochemistry at Meharry Medical College and a postdoctoral fellowship at Western Michigan University. She joined the Meharry Medical College faculty in 2020.