Clinical Trials

People who work primarily in testing drug-based interventions through clinical trials.

Rebecca Snell

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Rebecca Snell graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior with an emphasis in Neurobiology and a minor in Psychology. She works as part of the Clinical Trials Team with Dr. Adam Boxer.

Julia Moreton

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Julia graduated from the University of California in Berkeley in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, with an emphasis in neurobiology and a minor in disability studies. As an undergraduate, she volunteered as a research assistant at Cortica, a center for advanced therapies for autism and neurodevelopment, and worked part-time at UCSF in the Neural Connectivity Lab. Julia is passionate about equitable healthcare and plans to apply to medical school to pursue a career as a physician.

Tayler Sulse

Asst. Clinical Research Coordinator

Tayler Sulse is an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator with the Clinical Trials Team.

Cole Mollard

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Sheena Horiki

Clinical Research Coordinator

Sheena graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA degree in Molecular and Cell Biology. She conducted cognitive neuroscience research during her undergraduate career and explored brain network reorganization after brain injury in her honors thesis. As a coordinator, Sheena continues to further her interest in neuroscience and hopes to pursue a career in medicine.

Lisa Romero

Clinical Research Coordinator

Lisa graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in neuroscience. As an undergraduate, she participated in neurodegenerative disease research with Penn’s Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research and Columbia University’s Taub Institute. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Lisa is proud to serve the UCSF community as a clinical research coordinator on the Boxer Clinical Trials team.

Jack Taylor

Clincial Research Coordinator

Jack Taylor is an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator in the Boxer Lab of the Memory and Aging Center, focused on piloting and implementing smartphone-based cognitive assessments into ALLFTD (the ARTFL-LEFFTDS Longitudinal Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration multisite research consortium).

Samantha Cheung

Administrative Officer

Samantha Cheung is an administrative officer for the clinical trials group. Samantha graduated from the University of San Francisco with a BA degree in Psychology and a minor in Child and Youth Studies.

Nhat Bui, NP

Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Nhật Bùi earned her master’s degree in nursing here at UCSF in 2016. She is certified as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Nhật assists with the Alzheimer’s Dementia Research Center and clinical trial projects by conducting patient assessments and caregiver interviews for observational research studies and clinical drug trials.

Doris Chen, MD

Behavioral Neurology Clinical Fellow

Dr. Doris Chen completed her undergraduate degree in cognitive science at UC Berkeley. She received her medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completed her neurology residency training at UC Davis. She is currently a clinical fellow at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Her vision is to provide comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals with neurodegenerative disease from all socioeconomic backgrounds.

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