Musculoskeletal Systems Biology Lab Awarded NIH Diversity Supplement Grant

Ernesto Morfin Montes de Oca

Congratulations to Ernesto Morfin Montes de Oca on being awarded an NIH Diversity Supplement Grant from NIAMS! These grants support individuals from underrepresented groups to pursue biomedical careers by providing training, mentorship, and professional development.

Ernesto is a Research Scientist in the Musculoskeletal Systems Biology Lab. For his project, Ernesto is working to identify the causal genes underlying genetic risk for osteoporosis in order to identify new drug targets to reduce this massive health burden.