People

Stephanie Gaus, PhD

Research Scientist

Stephanie joined the Seeley Selective Vulnerability Research Laboratory in October 2007 as an Associate Specialist. Her background is in sleep and circadian rhythms research, including neuroanatomy. She completed a doctorate in neurobiology (CB Saper, Harvard University), a master's in medical science (Harvard Medical School), and a postdoc focusing on narcolepsy (E Mignot, Stanford University/Howard Hughes Medical Institute).

Rosalie Gearhart, RN, MS, CS

Executive Nurse

Ms. Gearhart received her undergraduate degree in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. She began her nursing career at Johns Hopkins Hospital where she worked in acute care on Osler 4 General Medicine. Ms. Gearhart continued working in general medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center where she was nurse manager. She received her master's degree in Nursing Administration at UCSF and is certified as a Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist by the American Nurses Association Credentialing Center. 

Ethan Geier, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ethan is a postdoctoral scholar at the Memory and Aging Center interested in understanding how genetic variation contributes to the development of neurodegenerative disease. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology and earned a PhD degree in 2013 from the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco in the laboratory of Dr. Kathleen M. Giacomini.

Rose George

Product Manager

Rose George is a product manager at the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI), where she oversees the building of solutions and systems to support the Institute’s goal of reducing dementia worldwide from problem identification through to product launch.

Before joining GBHI, George worked in Silicon Valley, successfully launching and growing hardware and software products. She also brings extensive expertise in program and integration management to GBHI.

Michael Geschwind, MD, PhD

Professor

Dr. Geschwind received his MD and PhD degrees in neuroscience through the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, his neurology residency at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and his fellowship in behavioral neurology at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC).

Erika Glaubitz

Clinical Research Coordinator

Erika is a clinical research coordinator for the frontotemporal dementia program project grant.

Sheng-Yang Goh

Research Data Analyst

Aili Golubjatnikov

Research Coordinator

Aili joined the MAC in January of 2017 as a research coordinator in Dr. Michael Geschwind’s lab. Aili is the research coordinator for Dr. Michael Geschwind’s research on Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease and other rapidly progressive dementias. She also coordinates the Lifestyle Medicine for Alzheimer’s Disease study led by Dr. Joel Kramer.

Collette Goode

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Collette is an assistant clinical research coordinator for the TabCAT project.

Marilu Gorno Tempini, MD, PhD

Professor, Neurology
Director, Language Neurobiology Laboratory
Co-director, UCSF Dyslexia Center

Dr. Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini is a behavioral neurologist, currently directing the Language Neurobiology Laboratory of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center and serving as the neurology lead of the UCSF Dyslexia Center. She obtained her medical degree and clinical neurology specialty training in Italy, and has a doctorate in the neuroimaging of language from University College London.

Leslie Goss

Assistant to Bruce Miller, MD

Leslie Goss assists Dr. Miller in his role as Center Director.

Harli Grant

Program Manager

Harli manages the NIH-funded Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and the New Approaches to Dementia Heterogeneity project with nurse Robin Ketelle.

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