People

Stephanie Chu

Research Coordinator

Stephanie Chu graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelor's degree in neuroscience. She worked as a research assistant in the Laboratory of Brain, Behavior, and Pharmacology at the Semel Institute at UCLA, where she assisted Dr. Aimee Hunter and Dr. Andrew Leuchter with research on depression and related psychiatric disorders using EEG data. Stephanie joined the Dementia Imaging Genetics Lab in 2017, where she assists Dr.

Annie Clark

Research Data Analyst

Claire Clelland, MD, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor

Yann Cobigo

Imaging Core Specialist

Quentin Coppola

Asst. Clinical Research Coordinator

Celica Glenn Cosme

Research Associate

Celica joined the Seeley Lab in September 2016 as a research associate to assist with the Neurodegenerative Disease Brain Bank and other technical work for various projects. She received her BA degree in molecular and cell biology with a neurobiology emphasis from University of California, Berkeley in August 2016.

Daven Crossland

Clinical Research Coordinator

Daven Crossland is a clinical research coordinator with the Geschwind Lab at the Memory and Aging Center. He currently oversees studies involving spinocerebellar ataxia and provides assistance with studies involving Huntington’s disease and multiple systems atrophy. When not working on research, Daven enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, running or playing soccer. Daven also enjoys playing a variety of musical instruments.

Noah Cryns

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Noah attended college at UC Berkeley where he recently graduated with a BA degree in neurobiology. Currently, Noah is an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator at the Memory and Aging Center for Dr. David Perry and Dr. Winston Chiong. Noah is interested in how reward processing and decision-making are impacted by neurodegenerative disease.

Deion Cuevas

Staff Research Associate

Deion joined the Seeley Selective Vulnerability Research Lab in 2019 as a research associate and assists with immunohistochemistry, cryosectioning and the brain bank for various projects. He received his BS degree in biology and BA degree in anthropology at the University of California, San Diego. During his time there, he was a lab assistant in the Lab for Human Comparative Neuroanatomy where he studied neurodevelopmental disorders. He focused on the GABAergic system within the striatum in postmortem human individuals with Williams Syndrome.

Jessica de Leon, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jessica de Leon received her undergraduate degrees in neuroscience and Spanish at the Johns Hopkins University and an MD with thesis degree at UCSF. She then completed a medicine internship and neurology residency at UCSF, where she served as chief resident.

Aura De Mare

GBHI Program Coordinator

Aura coordinates the Pilot Awards program within the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI). She also works closely with the International Research Manager to support regional impact efforts, with a particular focus on subawards, contracts and vendor payments.
 

Mary De May, MD

Hellman Master Clinician

Dr. Mary De May received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed an internship in medicine and psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and subsequently did her psychiatry residency and fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. She joined the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in 2000, where she is the center’s Hellman Master Clinician and the Hellman Family Distinguished Professor of Neurology.

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