Tracy McKnight, PhD

Translational Research

Tracy McKnight, PhD, has over 20 years of experience in bioengineering research. Before joining Valerion, she led an active cancer neuroimaging research program at the University of California, San Francisco as an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. Her research included both animal and human studies of magnetic resonance methods for managing patients with brain cancer. She also has experience with project management and science policy through her work with the California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program. Dr. McKnight holds BS (Spelman College) and MS (NYU-Poly) degrees in physics and a PhD (UC Davis) in biomedical engineering.