Harrison School of Pharmacy

Graduate Student Directory


Jenna Bloemer Jenna Bloemer
Degree: Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences
Degree Option: Pharmacology
Anticipated Graduation: 2018
Advisor: Vishnu Suppiramaniam
Email: jeb0021@auburn.edu

B.S., Biomedical Science – Auburn, 2014
Pharm.D. – Auburn, 2016

Research Areas:

  • Molecular mechanisms underlying Alzheimer’s disease pathology
  • Novel therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s disease

Jenna Bloemer has been with the Harrison School of Pharmacy since 2012, when she began her Pharm.D. program. She was accepted into the Pharm.D./Ph.D. program in 2013, and joined the lab of Vishnu Suppiramaniam. The major focus of the lab is synaptic mechanisms of learning and memory, especially in animal models of disease.

Bloemer’s research interests include molecular mechanisms underlying Alzheimer’s disease pathology with a focus on metabolic dysfunctions that occur in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease. Her primary project involves studying the effects of the hormone adiponectin on cognition and synaptic plasticity. As part of the Pharm.D./Ph.D. program, she also works at as a pharmacist at a Veteran’s Affairs outpatient clinic in Columbus, Georgia, under the supervision of clinical faculty member Pamela Stamm.

Last Updated: March 8, 2017