People

Karen Chen

Research Coordinator

Born and raised in the DC metro area, Karen attended Brown University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in materials chemistry. She went on to work as a postgraduate associate in Dr. Louis’ movement disorders team at Yale University, where she traveled cross-country to visit participants in the Family Study of Essential Tremor. Currently at the Memory and Aging Center, Karen helps coordinates Dr. Valcour’s MIND study and works on the SEARCH010.

In her free time, she like hiking, visiting national parks and baking.

Yingjia Chen, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Yingjia Chen is a postdoctoral fellow in the Possin Lab.

Vivian Cheng

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Vivian coordinates clinical trials for patients.

Carrie Cheung

Clinic Coordinator

Carrie, a San Francisco native, comes from a sales and public service background with over ten years of management. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a creative writing degree and a minor in holistic health. She enjoys helping the public, learning new cultures and challenges and writing about her experiences.

Winston Chiong, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Dr. Winston Chiong is an Associate Professor in the UCSF Department of Neurology Memory and Aging Center, and is principal investigator of the UCSF Decision Lab. His clinical practice focuses on Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia and other cognitive disorders of aging. His research has two main themes:

Stephanie Chu

Research Coordinator

Stephanie Chu is an assistant clinical research coordinator in the Lee lab.

Yann Cobigo

Imaging Core Specialist

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.

Devyn Cotter

Research Coordinator

Devyn joined UCSF in June 2017 as a research coordinator in Dr. Joel Kramer’s lab, where she coordinates a study examining the effects of chronic inflammation on brain aging in healthy elderly individuals and in those with mild cognitive impairment.

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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