Neurology

Li-Chun Lin, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Neurology

Serggio Lanata, MD, MS

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Neurology

Renaud La Joie, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Neurology

Elissaios Karageorgiou, MD, PhD

Asst Adjunct Faculty
Neurology

Dr. Karageorgiou was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Athens, Greece, where he graduated from Athens College and subsequently obtained a medical degree and a PhD degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Upon completion of his medical studies, he worked as a post-doctoral associate at the Brain Sciences Center of the University of Minnesota under the mentorship of Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, MD, PhD, studying the encephalographic brain patterns in health and diseases such as dementia, multiple sclerosis, and schizophrenia.

Ethan Geier, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Neurology

Raquel Gardner, MD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Neurology

As a board-certified neurologist, Dr. Gardner evaluates and treats patients with various neurological disorders and provides them with follow-up care. As a fellowship-trained behavioral neurologist, Dr. Gardner has specific expertise in the evaluation and management of patients with neurodegenerative disorders such as dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

Maryana Alegro Ribeiro, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Neurology

Dr. Alegro joined the Grinberg lab in 2015, where she uses her knowledge in image and signal processing for building computational tools to help improve the understanding of neurodegenerative diseases. She also works in building and testing prototype imaging equipment for the lab. Her major experience is in MRI and histological image processing and, more recently, polarized light imaging. Dr.

Salvatore Spina, MD, PhD

Asst Adjunct Professor
Neurology

Kesshi Jordan, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Neurology

Dr. Jordan is a postdoctoral fellow in the Alba Language Lab led by Dr. Marilu Gorno Tempini.

Panos Theofilas, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Neurology

Dr. Theofilas is Assistant Professor at the Memory and Aging Center, UCSF. He obtained his bachelor and masters’ degrees in Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh, UK, and his doctorate at the University of Bonn, Germany, studying apoptosis signaling pathways, mitochondria dysfunction and excitotoxicity in animal models of epilepsy.

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