Micaela L. Nee, CRC I
Clinical Research Coordinator
Micaela's primary role at the center is to assist the laboratory coordinator on clinical trials investigating devices and biologics in Mild Cognitive Impairment and mild to moderate stage Alzheimer's disease. She spends most of her time in the laboratory processing specimens and working with patients receiving infusions, Micaela has also managed clinical trials investigating devices in her role as a clinical research coordinator. She continues to work as a research coordinator on Phase II and Phase III trials investigating newer medication for patients with MCI and mild stage Alzheimer's disease.
Micaela started her career at BCM as a Research Associate. She received extensive training learning to administer follow up neuropsychological assessments in our clinical practice and collaborated with the clinical research coordinators and clinical research manager completing tasks related to BCM's clinical trials.
Micaela graduated from Connecticut College with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Art. During her senior year she completed an honors thesis in Psychology looking at the role of place on donative behavior. Through the design of two experiments, she investigated how nostalgia, place attachment, and environment influence charitable behavior. Micaela also worked as a full time research assistant in Harvard’s Laboratory for Developmental Studies run by Dr. Elizabeth Spelke. In this developmental psychology lab, she worked on studies investigating the cognitive capacities of infants, toddlers, and children by tracking their eye movements during study sessions.
Micaela plans to gain clinical experience and additional research experience at Boston Center for Memory before pursuing a graduate career in psychology. Micaela was also accepted into Brandeis University's Post-Baccalaureate Studio Art Program and graduated in May 2020.