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Jessie Carr, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Carr is a postdoctoral fellow in the Yokoyama neurogenetics lab.

Kaitlin Casaletto, PhD

Assistant Professor

Kaitlin obtained her PhD degree in Clinical Psychology from the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in 2016. She completed her clinical internship as part of the UCSF Clinical Psychology Training Program in the Department of Psychiatry, and her post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in the Department of Neurology.

Josie Castro

Practice Coordinator

Brandon Chan

Staff Research Associate

Marianne Chapleau

Postdoctoral Fellow & Clinical Neuropsychologist

Dr. Chapleau is a clinical neuropsychologist and postdoctoral scholar at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in the Rab Lab led by Dr. Gil Rabinovici. She completed a BSc degree in psychology and a PhD degree in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Montreal. She received dual training in clinical neuropsychology and neuroimaging research. Her research interests include age-related neurodegenerative diseases, neuropathology, multimodal neuroimaging (PET, MRI) and healthy aging.

Ankita Chatterjee

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Ankita graduated from UC Berkeley in May 2021 with a major in Integrative Biology and a minor in Creative Writing. She joined the MAC in August 2021 as a research coordinator on the Kramer team, coordinating a study on small vessel diseases of the brain which produce vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia.

Chelsea Chen

Clinical Research Coordinator

Chelsea Chen is a clinical research coordinator with the Geschwind Lab at the Memory and Aging Center. She oversees studies involving spinocerebellar ataxia and multiple systems atrophy.

Chelsea previously worked for the Bove Lab at the UCSF Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroinflammation Center and studied psychology at UC Berkeley. She plans to go to medical school.

Yu Chen

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Yu (Sherry) Chen is a full-time postdoctoral researcher with a background in Neuropsychology and Neurology. She completed her Bachelor of Clinical Medicine (MBBS) and Master of Clinical Medicine in Neurology (MMed) at Capital Medical University, China. She undertook her Neurology training at Beijing Tiantan Hospital in China. In 2015, she joined FRONTIER (Frontotemporal Dementia Research) clinic in Sydney, Australia, and began her Ph.D. with Dr.

Jonathan Chen

Staff Research Associate

Jonathan graduated from UC Berkeley in 2018. He was first exposed to research was through UCSF's Diversity Scholar Program in the summer of 2015. Through this program, he received training in neuroscience lab techniques, computational science, and entrepreneurship. He joined the Grinberg Lab in fall 2015 as an undergraduate student. His goal is to pursue a medical career as a clinician in neurology.

Miranda Chen

Clinical Research Coordinator

Miranda was born and raised in Palo Alto, California and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in May 2020 with a bachelor of arts degree in molecular and cell biology. At the Memory and Aging Center, she is working as a clinical research coordinator in the Rabinovici Lab to help coordinate studies examining the utility of innovative neuroimaging techniques and other biomarkers for the improved diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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.

Gillian Chen

Administrative Assistant

Gillian Chen is an administrative assistant for the Rabinovici and Rosen Labs. Born and raised in the Bay Area (mostly in the East Bay), she earned her bachelor of science degree in health sciences with a focus on administration and management at California State University, East Bay. She then completed her master’s degree in health care administration with a focus in management and change in health care, also at CSU East Bay.

In her free time, Gillian likes to work out, play with her dog and read.

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