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Michael Le

Clinical Research Coordinator

Michael is a clinical research coordinator for Dr. Christine Walsh's Sleep and Cognition in Older Adults study.

Shannon Lee

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Shannon is a research coordinator in the Healthy Aging lab. She works with Dr. Joel Kramer, coordinating the Aging & Cognitive Decline project, a longitudinal study to identify the cognitive mechanisms and neural structures that underlie aging-related declines in executive functioning. She is also the study coordinator for Dr.

Wing Hung Lee

Staff Research Associate III

Wenda joined the Grinberg lab in March 2015 to support the group's efforts in researching brain aging and associated disorders. Prior to moving to the United States in 2014, Wenda worked as an executive assistant in a private company in Hong Kong for 19 years, assisting in the overall management and operation of the company. In the Grinberg lab, Wenda supports and manages the administrative needs. She intends to continue working in the field of medical research, particularly in the specialty of brain disease.

Norbert Lee

Staff Research Associate

Norbert Lee joined Dr. Seeley's Selective Vulnerability Research Laboratory as a Staff Research Associate in 2010. He assists with brain banking and other histology technician functions.

Albert Lee

Programmer Analyst

Albert joined the Memory and Aging Center in 2007, initially serving as the center’s Data Manager. For four years he acted as the liaison between clinical research personnel and programmers on the technology team, helping identify and systematize improvements in data collection design and implementation across research projects. Since then he’s transitioned wholly to the technology team, serving as one of the main programmers for LAVA, the open-source clinical research data management solution used at the MAC and at sites around the world.

Suzee Lee, MD

Associate Professor

Dr. Suzee Lee is an Associate Professor of Neurology, the Director of the Dementia Imaging Genetics Lab, and the Director of the Visiting Scholars Program at the UCSF Weill Institute of Neuroscience’s Memory and Aging Center. Dr. Lee is a behavioral neurologist who received a BA degree in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard College and an MD degree from the McGill Faculty of Medicine.

Brandon Leggins

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Born and raised in the Los Angeles area, Brandon graduated from UC Berkeley in 2020 with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor in public policy. As an undergraduate, he worked as a research assistant at the Berkeley Social Interaction Lab investigating awe, stress, and psychophysiology. After graduating, Brandon joined Dr. Winston Chiong's Decision Lab as an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator where he is studying decision making in dementia mutation carriers.

Steven Lenio

Behavioral Neurology Clinical Fellow

Steve studied economics and neuroscience at the University of Michigan while an undergraduate before medical school at Case Western Reserve University. He completed neurology residency at the University of Colorado, serving as chief resident during his final year. His current research interests include characterizing the neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with neurodegenerative disease, the cognitive and behavioral sequela of critical illness, the economic impact of dementia, financial decision making and scam prevention, and functional neurological disorders.

Richel Leung

Full Stack Developer

Caroline Lew, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Caroline Lew is human comparative neuroanatomist, and received her PhD degree from UC San Diego in 2018. Her doctoral work utilized quantitative stereological methods in postmortem human brains to examine microstructural differences in limbic structures of neurodevelopmental disorders with atypical sociobehavioral phenotypes.

Amanda Li

Clinical Social Worker

As a social worker at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center Clinic, Amanda Li assists with brief psychotherapy, resource coordination and education, and psychosocial assessment to work with the multidisciplinary team with identifying areas of support that she can provide and areas of strength/growth for patients and their families.

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