LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Better known as STEM.

All industries where men have traditionally dominated but are starting to see more female competition.

That’s evident in Dr. Lance Johnson’s lab at the University of Kentucky, where Dr. Cassi Friday just finished her PhD. She graduated in December and pursued research in the Alzheimer’s research field because it is something she has a lot of personal experience with

“I have a long family history of Alzheimer’s Disease. My grandmother, her two sisters, and three of her nieces have also passed from Alzheimer’s Disease,” Friday said.

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