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Barbara Tate

Venture Partner


Barbara joined SV as a Venture Partner in the Dementia Discovery Fund in 2016.

Barbara is a neuroscientist who has worked in both large and small pharmaceutical companies. She was Vice President and Head of Biology at Rodin Therapeutics, an Atlas Venture company, where she also consulted on other portfolio companies. Prior to Rodin, Barbara was Vice President for Research at Satori Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company developing a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. At Pfizer, Barbara managed the neurodegenerative disease area group in Groton, CT. Prior to working in industry, Barbara was an academic researcher at Brown Medical School and Harvard Medical School.

Outside of SV, Barbara enjoys long distance running with family and friends, as well as her horses and dog on her farm in CT.

Academic Credentials
BA in Biology, a PhD in Physiology, and was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School

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