Luz Blanco

Luz Blanco

Luz Blanco

Power Words

Power Words: Spanish: 
¡Disfruta tu vida!
Power Words: English: 
Enjoy your life!

Where were you born? 


What school did you attend? 

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Universidad de Chile

What gained you interest in the NIH? 

I was recruited as a Staff Scientist from the University of Michigan.

What kind of work do you do at the NIH? 

Staff Scientist at Systemic Autoimmunity Branch, NIAMS. I am interested in how innate immune cells participate in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, with a particular interest in neutrophils and the mechanisms involved in the regulation of their functionality.

What message would you like to send to young Hispanics who are considering going to college? 

College will open wide doors to any job you would like to develop in your future