The SCI-CTO welcomes Erin Royal, our new Data Manager 3 with Cancer Cell Therapy. Erin received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from UNC and Masters in Public Health from San Francisco State University in 2018! Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, Erin was a Clinical Research Coordinator at University of Washington. She is looking forward to building relationships, developing new skillsets, and becoming more confident in her career. Please help us welcome Erin!
The SCI-CTO welcomes LaTesha Jackson, our new Data Manager 3 with Cancer Cell Therapy. LaTesha graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, she was a Data and Quality Control Specialist. She is looking forward to being a part of the BMT-CCT team. LaTesha loves reading and the outdoors. Please help us welcome LaTesha!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Sindu Menon, our new Clinical Trials Regulatory Specialist with the Regulatory team. Sindu has an MBBS and MS in Ophthalmology from Mumbai University, India. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, she was a Clinical Research Coordinator at Rodriguez Lab, Stanford Dept of Psychiatry. She is looking forward to working with the SCI-CTO colleagues and providing regulatory support to cancer clinical trials at Stanford. Sindu is passionate about science and is a lifelong learner. Please help us welcome Sindu!
The SCI-CTO welcomes back Richard Fu, our new CRC2 with Pediatric Oncology. Richard received his Master’s degree from University of Washington. Prior to returning to the SCI-CTO, Richard was a Clinical Research Associate. He is looking forward to learning and career growth opportunities provided by Stanford. Please help us welcome Richard!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Noel Adre, our new Administrative Associate with the SCI-CTO. Noel, better known as Nolee graduated from Cal State East Bay with a degree in Health Sciences with a focus on Health Care Administration. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, he worked at Peninsula Diagnostic Imaging as the Billing/Authorizations Lead as well as co-managing his family’s small business, Pearls Café on the weekends. Nolee is extremely ecstatic to be part of the Stanford Community as he has admired Stanford’s exceptional services for many years. He has worked in Orthopedics, Neurology, Radiology, and is now eager to start the journey with the SCI-CTO. He is excited to further his knowledge and gain new skills in Healthcare Administration. In his free time, Nolee is a huge animal advocate and lover. He currently owns 3 snakes, a Mapp Turtle, a beautiful Chihuahua Terrier mix puppy, and plenty of fish. Nolee is also a former Hip-Hop dancer performing with SF State’s Modern and practicing with Pandora’s Myth. Please help us welcome Nolee!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Muna Tamang, our new Administrative Associate with the SCI-CTO. Muna graduated from San Francisco State University with a BS in Health Education and a minor in Women’s Health. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, Muna was a Health Education Assistant at Kaiser Permanente. She is looking forward to embracing opportunities to enhance her skill set, forge valuable connections through networking, and embark on a journey of continuous professional and personal growth. Additionally, she is committed to providing dedicated support to professionals at the SCI-CTO in their groundbreaking and life-changing cancer research endeavors. Please help us Welcome Muna!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Nghi Luu, our new Data Manager with Blood Marrow Transplantation. She came to the U.S. 18 years ago when her husband received a Fulbright Scholarship for his MS at Duke University. Nghi graduated from Ho Chi Minh City Open University in Vietnam with a BA and obtained her MS from Duke University. Prior to joining Stanford, Nghi worked as a Data Manager for the Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa. She is looking forward to opportunities to collaborate within a team-focused culture, enhance her skills, and thrive in a challenging environment. Please help us welcome Nghi!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Chloe Hunt, our new Data Manager with Blood Marrow Transplantation. Chloe graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, OH with a degree in Zoology and a minor in Social Justice. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, she worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at a children’s hospital in Ohio working on Pediatric Oncology clinical trials through the Children’s Oncology Group. Chloe is looking forward to expanding her knowledge of clinical trials and oncology and getting to learn in an environment of supportive, likeminded people. Please help us welcome Chloe!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Suzan Brumm, our new ACRC with Early Drug Development. Suzan obtained her BS in Chemistry from Marmara University in Istanbul and her MBA in Finance and Marketing from Notre Dame De Namur in Belmont, CA. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, Suzan worked at a medical device startup as a Business Operations Manager, where she enjoyed wearing different hats in a fast paced and dynamic startup environment. Some of her prior roles were as an engineering program manager, a systems business analyst, an information technology system analyst for early drug discovery and development at a biotech company. Suzan is passionate about traveling, is a mom to her fish, Andy X and would love to get better at swimming by attending the Master Swimmers program here at Stanford. Please help us welcome Suzan!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Anika Tahsin, our new CRCA with Hematology. Anika graduated from the University of Rochester with a BS in Molecular Genetics. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, Anika worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator for a Neuro Lab at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She has always wanted to work in patient care and feels that being part of Stanford Medicine will allow her to work closely with patients and make a small but hopefully significant difference in their care. Anika is a cat mom to a tuxedo kitten and is a big animal lover. Please help us welcome Anika!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Chidera Onwuka, our new CRCA with Genitourinary Oncology. Chidera graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Biology, specialization in global health with a minor in Statistics. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, Chidera was a Clinical Research Assistant at the University of Chicago Medicine Department of Public Health. She is looking forward to interacting with patients and helping to assist with new breakthroughs in Cancer treatment and care. Please help us welcome Chidera!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Kailee Kingston, our new CRCA with NCTN. Kailee graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2023 with a degree in Neurobiology and Business Management. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO she was a Clinical Research Coordinator Intern for Stanford School of Medicine Department of Pediatric Endocrinology. Kailee is looking forward to meeting new people, contributing to groundbreaking clinical research studies, and exploring the beautiful Stanford campus. Please help us welcome Kailee!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Bhuvana Ramachandran, our new Director of Business Services and Finance. Bhuvana holds several degrees, including an MS in Accounting and Finance, an MBA in International Finance, an MPH focusing on Clinical Health as well as a Lean 6 Sigma Black Belt in Process Improvement. Bhuvana was previously involved in management and finance of non-cancer clinical trials including Apple Heart Study Apple watch arrythmia detection and Baseline longitudinal study with Google in addition to other industry trials. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, she was most recently Division Director of Hematology here at Stanford, managing over $30M in clinical, lab research, clinical research, postdoc and Hem-Onc fellowship. Bhuvana is looking forward to collaboratively improving the opening and management of cancer clinical trials with specific reference to reduction in turnaround time, increasing diversity in accruals, long standing relationships with other departments and units at Stanford and outside partners, as well as, forging forward towards better processes. Bhuvana is a firm believer in creating strong relationships that make anything possible and easy to attain! In her spare time, she loves to travel, and spend time like a local in the places she visits; Bhuvana also enjoys cooking and trying different culinary dishes (vegetarian of course) and she plays a traditional stringed instrument called the Veena. She likes to garden and relax to music. Feel free to stop by her office and introduce yourself! Please help us welcome Bhuvana!
The SCI-CTO welcomes James Gilson Jr., our new RA2 with Finance. James received his MPM from Indiana University Kokomo with a concentration in Healthcare Management. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO, he was a Research Administrator at UC San Diego. James is a collaborative Research Administrator seeking to advance healthcare organizations’ strategies and operations. He has dedicated his course of study and professional development towards research administration, public administration, health information technology, and healthcare management. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and playing guitar. An interesting fact about James is that he has traveled the world playing music. He has played in Okinawa, Japan, Tokyo, Japan, Nairobi, Kenya, and many of the states. He is a highly motivated guitarist with an extensive background in performance. He plays many musical genres like gospel, R&B, jazz, and a little rock and country. Please help us welcome James!
The SCI-CTO welcomes Matthew Krull, our new CRC2 with Pediatric Oncology. Matthew graduated from the University of Memphis, with a Master of Public Health degree and a concentration in Epidemiology. Prior to joining the SCI-CTO Matthew was a Clinical Research Associate II at the Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis TN. Matthew is excited to be a part of a diverse group of professionals dedicated to clinical research and the advancement of cancer treatment; and is looking forward to learning more about pediatric oncology. He and his wife Stephanie are thrilled to have relocated to the Bay Area. They enjoy being outdoors, especially hiking and bug collecting. Matthew’s other hobbies include rock climbing, motorcycles and sailing. Please help us welcome Matthew!