Professional bio

Londa Tanner, LVMT, Research Assistant, grew up in Nashville, and is a Licensed Veterinarian Medical Technician (LVMT). She spent 20 years working in dermatology, and the past 10 years at Vanderbilt working with primates, mice and rat, and other research animals.

She joined Dr. Savona's lab in 2017 and maintains all the murine breeding colonies, performs the research experiments and teaches handling and care of animals.  he enjoys instructing new students and fellows in the lab, and teaching classes at Volunteer State Community College.