Marguerite Matthews, Ph.D.

Job Title
Program Director
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Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity
Division of Extramural Activities
Areas of Interest

Diversity F31, Research Supplements to Support Diversity and Re-entry in Biomedical Research, ENDURE and Diversity R25 awards

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Marguerite Matthews, PhD, is a Program Director in the Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity. Dr. Matthews manages the Research Supplements to Support Diversity and Re-Entry, and addresses inquiries related to the Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31), the NIH Blueprint Program for Enhancing Neuroscience Diversity through Undergraduate Research Education Experiences (BP-ENDURE, R25), the NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25), and "Appropriate Representation" guidance for R13 Conference Grants. Before working at NINDS, Dr. Matthews came to NIH as a 2016-2018 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow in the Office of Extramural Research, within the Division of Biomedical Research Workforce and the Division of Loan Repayment. She earned a BS in biochemistry from Spelman College and a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh, studying the development of the dopamine system during adolescence. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Oregon Health & Science University, where she examined the development of the human brain using functional and structural neuroimaging.