Danilo Tagle

Associate Director for Special Initiatives
Bethesda, MD, US
Dr. Danilo Tagle is Associate Director for Special Initiatives at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). He leads and manages among other projects the NIH Microphysiological Systems program also known as the Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program. Prior to joining NCATS, Dr. Tagle was a Program Director for Neurogenetics at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) where he was involved in developing programs in genomics–based approaches for basic and translational research in inherited brain disorders. In addition to being Associate Director for Special Initiatives, Dr. Tagle recently served as Acting Director for the NCATS Office of Grants Management and Scientific Review, and currently serves as Executive Secretary to the NCATS Advisory Council, as well as the Cures Acceleration Network Review Board