Research Team


Ileana Rubio

Ileana Rubio, BA

Ileana Rubio is a graduate of UCSD and has worked for UC San Diego Health for most of her professional career. Ms. Rubio started in the Department of Medicine as a Registered Sleep Polysomnogpraher and then as a Clinical Research Supervisor in the Division of Pulmonary Vascular Medicine where she managed multiple clinical trials. In 2018, Ileana transitioned to the Department of Neuroscience - Movement Disorders Center as the Program’s Research Manager. 


Christina Addington, BA

Clinical Trials Coordinator, Christina graduated from UCSB with a BS in cell and development biology. She began her career in research in 2007 at UCI. She has since been the Study Coordinator on over 45 Clinical Trials in the fields of neurology, psychiatry and rheumatology.



Edward Ceballos, BS

Initially a design major in college, Edward changed to philosophy before finally achieving a B.S. in Health Science from George Washington University. His clinical research career spans over 8 years as a research coordinator, clinical rater, and project manager. He has worked in multiple departments at both UC San Diego and UC Irvine including: psychiatry, neurology, pediatrics, and oncology.

Uroosa Khan, BS

Uroosa has a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Chemistry and was graduated Suma Cum Lade from Rust College. She has over 9 years of experience in almost all aspects of Clinical Research ranging from research coordination of multiple trials to training of research staff, and from auditing research patients' charts to managing regulatory binders. Uroosa joined UCSD as a Clinical Trial Regulatory Research Associate in February 2019.