Clinical Trials

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

Xueyi Yang

Research Study Coordinator

Tara Ellingson

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Claudio Gamboa

Clinical Research Coordinator

Claudio graduated from California State University East Bay with a BS degree in Health Science: Pre-Clinical Medicine. Coming from an immigrant family, Claudio strives to create a sphere of inclusion for underserved communities in clinical research.

Aedan Enriquez

Aedan Enriquez

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Cherrie Demayo, MSN, RN

Clinical Trials Research Nurse

Karin Snowberg

Research Project Manager

Karin (“Kari”) joined the Boxer Lab’s Clinical Trials team as a Project Manager in 2023. A San Francisco native (born at UCSF!), she has managed intervention research for over 15 years, the last ten aiming to reduce stress in family caregivers of people with dementia.
 

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.

Jack Taylor, BS

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.

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