People

Morgan Ebbert

Clinical Research Coordinator

Morgan is an assistant clinical research coordinator at the UCSF Dyslexia Center.

Lauren Edwards

Research Coordinator

Lauren helps to coordinate the Tau PET study as well as the Early Onset and Atypical Alzheimer’s Disease study as a part of Dr. Gil Rabinovici’s lab.

Amy Egan

Senior Software Engineer

Ola Egu

Clinical Research Coordinator

Ola graduated from UC Berkeley in 2020 and joined the MAC as a research coordinator on Dr. Joel Kramer’s team studying healthy aging.

Alexander Ehrenberg

Staff Research Associate

Alex started at UCSF in Spring 2012 as an intern under Dr. Pierre-Antoine Gourraud in the Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Research Lab. In 2013, he joined UCSF’s Memory and Aging Center as a staff member under the mentorship of neuropathologist, Prof. Lea T. Grinberg. There, he developed his interests in neurodegenerative diseases, specifically selective vulnerability and resilience at the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and the neuropsychiatric manifestations associated with those stages. Beginning in 2015, he also joined Dr.

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.

Michael Erkkinen, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Michael Erkkinen received his medical degree from Dartmouth College. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, residency in Neurology at the combined Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Program, and fellowships in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School until 2020, when he re-joined the Memory and Aging Center team to serve as the clinic’s medical director.

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.

Youssef Essanaa

Clinical Research Coordinator

Youssef is a clinical research coordinator for Dr. Christine Walsh's Sleep and Cognition in Older Adults study.

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).

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