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  • Javier Avendano

    Javier Avendano

    Bilingual Research Assistant

    Javier started with our office as of December 2021 and is a bilingual research assistant/recruiter and he is responsible for pre-screening and identifying participants for our current studies from our internal database, incoming referrals from social media ads, incoming referrals from the community, and central recruitment campaigns. He will also be assisting with various other delegated tasks as needed for various ongoing studies, such as assisting with electronic regulatory and source documents within our internal CTMS or study-specific electron source systems. He will be performing rater assessments such as the MMSE on potential or ongoing participants.
    Javier graduated earlier in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Cetys Universidad in Mexicali, BC, Mexico. Javier has some experience over the past few years working with patients in psychology, group home, or addiction clinic setting.


    Bernardo Ng M.D.

    Principal Investigator & Rater (Board Certified Psychiatrist)

    Ernesto Tiznado, M.D.

    Board Certified Pediatric Neurologist

    Manjusha Kurada, M.D.

    Board Certified Psychiatrist

    Rater and Therapist
    Erike Apolinar, LMFT

    Sub-Investigator & Rater (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist)

    Judy Galindo, CCRC

    Director of Research (Certified Clinical Research Coordinator)

    Leslie Michelle Dowling

    Bilingual Clinical Research Coordinator & Phlebotomist

    Rossy Sanchez

    Clinical Research Coordinator

    Adolfo Ng

    Research Assistant

    SVRC Intern
    Jessica Barrios

    SVRC Research Assistant and Bilingual Clinical Research Coordinator in Training

    Inga Avagyan

    Clinical Research Contractor