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Who Is Involved

Leading the Discovery of Treatments for Alzheimer's Parkinson's and Other Brain Disorders

Lead Scientific Investigators

Michael W. Weiner, M.D.

UCSF Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Radiology, Medicine, Psychiatry, & Neurology
NCIRE Principal Investigator of the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI)

Scott Mackin, Ph.D.

Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF

Rachel L. Nosheny, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF

The Brain Health Registry is supported by generous funding through:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation
  • California Department of Public Health
  • Connie and Kevin Shanahan
  • The Drew Foundation
  • General Electric
  • Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation
  • Larry L. Hillblom Foundation
  • The Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund
  • The Rosenberg Alzheimer’s Project
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Research Staff

Diana Truran-Sacrey

Executive Director, Finance Manager

Juliet Fockler

Program Director

Monica Camacho

Program Director

Melanie Miller, Ph.D.

Director of Operations, ADNI

Cat Conti

Program Manager

Winnie Kwang, P.M.P.

Program Manager

Joseph Eichenbaum

Program Manager

Erika Cavallone, C.C.R.P.

Program Manager

Anna Aaronson, M.S.

Program Manager

Krista Navarra, M.P.H.

Program Manager

Bernard Landavazo, M.A.

Project Coordinator

Rachana Tank, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Sandhya Kannan

Clinical Research Coordinator

Miriam Ashford, Ph.D.

Associate Researcher

Adrienne Kormos

Executive Assistant

Adam Diaz, M.S.

Research Statistician

Manchumad ('Eve') Manjavong, M.D.

Visiting Scholar

Jae Myeong Kang, M.D.

Visiting Scholar

Technical Team

Derek Flenniken

Engineering Director

Aaron Ulbricht

Technical Lead

Alexander Happ

Senior Software Engineer

Aishwarya Nair

Software Engineer

Aric Luo

Software Engineer

Jordan Phan

Software Engineer

Affiliations & Partners

It’s easy to join!

(You must be 18 years or older)

1. Sign Up

You can join as an individual or with a partner.

2. Tell Us About Yourself

Answer some questions about your medical history, current health, and lifestyle.

3. Do Some Online Brain Tests

These tests exercise your memory, and are like games.