People

Hailey Begert-Hellings

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Originally from Santa Rosa, California, Hailey moved down to the Bay Area to attend college at UC Berkeley, where she recently graduated with a degree in integrative biology. As an undergraduate, she worked as a student instructor in the IB Human Anatomy Lab and worked with concussion detection technology at the company Oculogica. At the Memory and Aging Center, Hailey works with Dr. Kate Possin on the Care Ecosystem Study.

Rian Bogley

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Rian is an assistant clinical research coordinator in the ALBA Language Neurobiology Lab.

Valentina Borghesani, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Valentina Borghesani is a postdoctoral fellow in the ALBA Language Lab.

Adam Boxer, MD, PhD

Professor

Adam L. Boxer, MD, PhD, is Endowed Professor in Memory and Aging in the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He directs UCSF’s Neurosciences Clinical Research Unit and the Alzheimer’s Disease and Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) Clinical Trials Program at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Dr.

Nicole Boyd

Clinical Research Coordinator

Nicole Boyd is a clinical research coordinator in the Division of Geriatrics. She is working on a collaboration between the Memory and Aging Center and the Division of Geriatrics on a GBHI-funded project exploring the palliative care needs and challenges of people with dementia and their caregivers.

Farshad Bozorgi

Senior Software Developer

Melissa Brown

Technical Assistance Coord

Melissa is a clinical research analyst in the ALBA Lab and Dyslexia Center.

Jesse Brown, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jesse Brown is an assistant professor and works closely with the Seeley Selective Vulnerability Research Lab. His research is focused on:

  1. unraveling functional and anatomical brain connectivity
  2. diagnosing, tracking and ultimately curing neurodegenerative disease
  3. advancing neuroimaging data sharing and visualization

Remo Cabunoc

Administrative Assistant

Remo assists the Grinberg Lab and the ALBA Lab, both at the Memory and Aging Center. Remo has a BS degree in business with human resource management. Prior to joining the Memory Aging Center, Remo was a treatment coordinator and adult residential facility administrator at a post-acute rehabilitation facility for traumatic brain injury in Emeryville.

Nancy Cai

Research Coordinator

Nancy Cai is a clinical research coordinator working on the Huntington’s disease (HD) and spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) programs led by Michael Geschwind, MD, PhD. She also coordinates Dr. Geschwind’s projects investigating familial progressive supranuclear palsy and Guam PDC-ALS.

Pat Callahan

Clinical Research Coordinator

Pat is a clinical research coordinator in the the Social Function Lab led by Dr. Katherine Rankin.

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