Workforce Diversity Success Stories

From Potential to Action: NINDS Awardees Navigate Diverse Paths to Success

Here we highlight outstanding neuroscientists who have used NINDS programs to become successful researchers in their field. Below, find personal stories of current and former trainees that showcase the benefits of various NINDS programs in the context of scientific careers and get real-world examples of how NINDS programs could help you.

2022 Success Stories

photo of Ukpong Eyo

Ukpong Eyo, Ph.D.
Surround yourself with a supportive network

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Audrey Winkelsas, DPhil
Serving my community through translational research


Past Success Stories




Michelle Jones-London, PhD
Chief, Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity

Marguerite Matthews, Ph.D.
Scientific Program Manager

Lauren Ullrich, Ph.D.
Program Director

Jenny Kim, PhD
Health Program Specialist

News and Events



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Strengthening a Neural Network: Pathways for Institutional Change Regarding Diversity and Inclusion
April 29 - 30, 2019

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Building Up the Nerve is a podcast  for neuroscience trainees that takes you through the life cycle of a grant from idea to award.