Biographical Sketch: Edgardo Falcón-Morales, Ph.D.

Edgardo Falcón-Morales, Ph.D., is a neuroscientist and program director in the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity. He manages the Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA), and the NIH Diversity Program Consortium's Dissemination and Translation Awards (DPC DaTA) programs. He is also a project coordinator for the Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC)​ program.  Falcón-Morales is the director of the Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) program. He also manages research grants in the area of multi-organ physiology in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry.

Before joining NIGMS, Falcón-Morales was a health program specialist in the Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Prior to that, Falcón-Morales conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a B.S. in biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

To contact Falcón-Morales, send email to edgardo.falcon@nih.gov.

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