Tara Tracy, PhDTara Tracy, PhD

Assistant Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging


Tara Tracy received her PhD in neuroscience from the University of California, Berkeley. She obtained postdoctoral training at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease and University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Tracy was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institute on Aging and a BrightFocus Foundation Fellowship for her postdoctoral research to uncover mechanisms that promote memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease. She has received awards in recognition of her work from the Alzheimer’s Association and the Society for Neuroscience. Dr. Tracy’s research is currently supported by a Research Career Development Award from the National Institute on Aging.