Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension within the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is visiting the Brent Richards Lab at the Lady Davis Institute for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Her empirical work has been in the areas of cardiovascular, clinical, and genetic epidemiology. She mainly focuses on understanding genetic and non-genetic determinants of health contributing to mineral metabolism disturbances and chronic kidney disease risk. She is also interested in identifying risk factors and potential treatment options to address the disproportionate burden of cardiovascular disease and bone disease in the setting of chronic kidney disease.