People

Victoria Butler, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Victoria Butler is a postdoctoral fellow in the Kao Lab.

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.

Jessie Carr, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Kaitlin Casaletto, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Kaitlin obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in 2015. 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.

Megan Casey

Clinical Research Coordinator

Megan Casey is a Clinical Research Coordinator working on the rapidly progressive dementia (RPD) and Huntington’s disease (HD) programs led by Michael Geschwind, MD, PhD.

Josie Castro

Practice Coordinator

Jungho Cha, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Jungho Cha is a postdoctoral fellow in the Rabinovici lab.

Kevin Chang

Imaging Research Associate

Kevin Chang joined the Valcour Lab at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center in Fall 2017 as a research associate. He is a recent graduate of the UCSF Masters of Science in Biomedical Imaging program, where he completed his thesis on the metabolomics involved with hyperpolarized MR imaging of prostate cancer. Prior to this, he completed his undergraduate study at UC Berkeley, with a major in molecular and cell biology and a minor in bioengineering.

Kiran Chaudhary

Project Manager

Kiran was born and raised in India, where her interest in clinical research began while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in pharmacy. Her passion for the field brought her to the United States to obtain her master’s degree in Clinical Research Administration. As a graduate student, her thesis focused on the topic “The current status of the use of Amyloid-β Immunotherapy for the prevention for Alzheimer disease.”

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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