People

Amy Egan

Senior Software Engineer

Alexander Ehrenberg

Staff Research Associate

Alex graduated from UC Berkeley in 2017 with a B.A. in integrative biology (evolution, ecology, and organismal biology division) and molecular and cellular biology (developmental genetics division). He started at UCSF in Spring 2012 working under Dr. Pierre-Antoine Gourraud in the Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Research Lab. There, he developed skills in computational biology, informatics, and statistics.

Fanny Elahi, MD, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor

Fanny Elahi is a board-certified neurologist with specific expertise in the evaluation and management of patients with neurodegenerative disorders. She completed her bachelor's degree at Columbia University, her MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and her DPhil from Oxford University. She pursued her residency in neurology at the University of California, Los Angeles and joined the University of California, San Francisco Memory and Aging Center in 2015.

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.

Rana Eser

Lab Manager

Rana graduated from UC Berkeley (2018) with a BA degree in molecular and cellular biology with an emphasis in neuroscience. Rana started volunteering at the MAC in fall 2014, where she joined the Grinberg lab researching the pathology of tauopathies. Her research focused on investigating the selective vulnerability of brainstem regions of various dementias. Rana now continues to work in the Grinberg lab as the lab manager and is continuing her investigation in the effect of dementia on the brainstem.

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).

Lauren Fisher

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Lauren Fisher is a senior clinical research coordinator in the MAC Clinical Trials program.

Jessica Foley, PhD, PsyD

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Jessica M Foley, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology

Jamie Fong, MS

Genetic Counselor

Jamie Fong received her bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology at UC Berkeley and her master’s degree in human genetics at Sarah Lawrence College. Jamie is a board certified genetic counselor.

Raquel Gardner, MD

Assistant Adjunct Professor

As a board-certified neurologist, Dr. Gardner evaluates and treats patients with various neurological disorders and provides them with follow-up care. As a fellowship-trained behavioral neurologist, Dr. Gardner has specific expertise in the evaluation and management of patients with neurodegenerative disorders such as dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

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