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

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Edgardo Falcón-Morales, Ph.D., is a neuroscientist and program director in the Postdoctoral Training Branch of the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity. He manages the Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) R25 program, Research on Interventions (R01), Pathway to Independence (K99/R00) grants, and the NIH Diversity Program Consortium’s National Research Mentoring Network​. 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 postd​octoral research at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a B.S. in biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, and Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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