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Research Team

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Lora Appel, PhD

Principal Investigator

aka The General

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Research Coordinator

aka Sam Fun-gal

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Isabella Garito

Research Assistant


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Joanne Berrigan


aka Dementia Doula

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Susanna Pardini

Intl PhD Student

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Shimi Mayer

Lab Programmer

aka The Real Shim Shady

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Clinical Lead

aka Right-hand Man

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Danielle Tchao

Research Coordinator

aka Dan B'chan

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Essete Makonnen

Research Assistant

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Post-doc Researcher

aka Post-doc Disney


Cameron Theta

Lab Recorder

aka 360 phenom

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Senior Investigator

aka Jenny from the Lab


Brenna Lawson

UX Research Intern

aka URL of the Internet

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Hannah Gray

Research Assistant

aka Winners

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Kelly Qi

Research Volunteer

kappa - IQ

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Eva Appel

Research Analyst II

aka Mother Nature

Advisory Committee

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Ron Beleno

Caregiver Advisor


Jessica Bindra

Caregiver Advisor

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Morgan Rosenberg

Business Advisor

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Jack Gilbert

Caregiver Advisor

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Barry Pendergast

Senior Advisor

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Deborah Bernstein

Senior Advisory Panel


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Erika Kisonas

Research Analyst​

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Dr. Orli Bogler

Research Assistant

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Tanya Narang

Research Assistant


Khrystyna Mozes

Research Assistnat

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Danjay Hill

Research Intern

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Suad Ali

Research Assistant

aka Suzy

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Zain Pasat

Research Assistant

aka Get your own Pasat

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Jaydev Vemulakonda

Research Assistant

aka Jay


Dr. Leedan Cohen

Research Assistant


Micaela Wiseman

Research Intern

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Vlad Luchnikov

Research Assistant

aka Nojuku

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Jamie Bursey

Design Intern

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Lucy Gao

Graphic Designer

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Natalie Ein, PhD

Research Assistant

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