People

Alexander Ehrenberg

Staff Research Associate

Alex graduated from UC Berkeley in 2017 with a B.A. in integrative biology (evolution, ecology, and organismal biology division) and molecular and cellular biology (developmental genetics division). He started at UCSF in Spring 2012 working under Dr. Pierre-Antoine Gourraud in the Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Research Lab. There, he developed skills in computational biology, informatics, and statistics.

Fanny Elahi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Fanny Elahi is a board-certified neurologist with specific expertise in the evaluation and management of patients with cognitive and behavioral disorders due to degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. She completed her bachelor's degree at Columbia University, her MD from Icahn School of Medicine, at Mount Sinai, and her DPhil from Oxford University.

Emma Eppley

Assistant Autopsy Coordinator
Administrative Assistant to Dr. William Seeley

Emma received her BA degree in biology from Swarthmore College in 2017. While at Swarthmore, she developed an interest in public health, which lead to her research on methods used by medical professionals to combat the stigma of schizophrenia in Valparaíso, Chile. After working as a medical scribe at CityMD in New York City for one year, she returned to her native Bay Area. At the Memory and Aging Center, Emma assists families with the donation process and acts as Dr. Bill Seeley’s administrative assistant.

Sabrina Erlhoff

Research Coordinator

Originally from San Diego, California, Sabrina graduated from UC Berkeley in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in cognitive science and a minor in Spanish language and literature. As an undergraduate, she worked with Dr. Robert Clark at UC San Diego to investigate the effects of hippocampal lesions in the spatial cognition of rats and later worked with Dr. David Whitney at UC Berkeley to create online tests to study human visual perception.

Rana Eser

Lab Manager

Rana graduated from UC Berkeley (2018) with a BA degree in molecular and cellular biology with an emphasis in neuroscience. Rana started volunteering at the MAC in fall 2014, where she joined the Grinberg lab researching the pathology of tauopathies. Her research focused on investigating the selective vulnerability of brainstem regions of various dementias. Rana now continues to work in the Grinberg lab as the lab manager and is continuing her investigation in the effect of dementia on the brainstem.

Enrique Esteinou

Clinical Research Coordinator

Enrique Esteinou is a clinical research coordinator in the Rosen Lab.

Eduardo Europa, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

Investigates the neurobiological mechanisms of language processing in neurodegenerative disease using multimodal imaging, and collaborates with UT Austin’s Aphasia Research and Treatment Laboratory to explore treatment-induced neural and behavioral changes in primary progressive aphasia (PPA).

Lauren Fisher

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Lauren Fisher is a senior clinical research coordinator in the MAC Clinical Trials program and Boxer lab.

Ryan Fitch

Data Manager

Ryan is a data manager for the Memory and Aging Center Technology Team.

Jessica Foley, PhD, PsyD

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Jessica M Foley, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology

Jamie Fong, MS

Genetic Counselor

Jamie Fong received her bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology at UC Berkeley and her master’s degree in human genetics at Sarah Lawrence College. Jamie is a board certified genetic counselor.

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