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Russell P. Tracy, Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry
Director, Laboratory for Clinical Biochemistry Research,
University of Vermont, College of Medicine

208 South Park Drive
Colchester, VT 05446

P: 802-656-8961

F: 802-656-8965


Education and Training

B.S. 1971 (Biology)
LeMoyne College
Syracuse, NY

Ph.D. 1978 (Biochemistry)
Syracuse University,
Syracuse, NY

Post Doc 1978/83 (Clinical/Protein Chem)
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Research Interests

The physiological and pathophysiological roles of coagulation, fibrinolysis, fibrosis, and inflammation in several settings, including pulmonary disease, cardiovascular disease and stroke, diabetes, dementia, HIV/AIDS and aging.


Shlipak MG, Katz R, Sarnak MJ, Fried LF, Newman AB, Stehman-Breen C, Seliger SL, Kestenbaum B,. Psaty B, Tracy RP, Siscovick DS. The Prevalence and Impact of Preclinical Kidney Disease in the Elderly. Annals Int Med. 145(4):237-246, 2006.

Baker JV, Huppler Hullsiek K, Prosser R, Duprez D, Grimm R, Tracy RP, Rhame F, Henry K, Neaton JD. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor and hmg-coa reductase inhibitor as adjunct treatment for persons with hiv infection: A feasibility randomized trial. PLoS One. 2012;7:e46894.(PMCID: PMC3474775)

Pandrea I, Cornell E, Wilson C, Ribeiro RM, Ma D, Kristoff J, Xu C, Haret-Richter GS, Trichel A, Apetrei C, Landay A, Tracy R. Coagulation biomarkers predict disease progression in siv-infected nonhuman primates. Blood. 120: 1357-1366, 2012. (PMCID: PMC3423778)

Kaplan RC, Landay AL, Hodis HN, Gange SJ, Norris PJ, Young M, Anastos K, Tien PC, Xue X, Lazar J, Parrinello CM, Benning L, Tracy RP. Potential cardiovascular disease risk markers among HIV-infected women initiating antiretroviral treatment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 60 (4): 359-368, 2012. (PMCID: PMC3400505)

Berry JD, Dyer A, Cai X, Garside DB, Ning H, Thomas A, Greenland P, Van Horn L, Tracy RP, Lloyd-Jones DM. Lifetime Risks of Cardiovascular Disease. N Engl J Med. 366:321-329, 2012. (PMCID: PMC3336876)

Olson NC, Callas PW, Hanley AJ, Festa A, Haffner SM, Wagenknecht LE, Tracy RP. Circulating levels of TNF-alpha are associated with impaired glucose tolerance, increased insulin resistance, and ethnicity: The Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 97:1032-1040, 2012. (PMCID: PMC3319215)