Where were you born?
What school did you attend?
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
What gained you interest in the NIH?
The wide range of expertise in different areas of neuroscience and the prospect of being part of and help build a newly developed group of intramural investigators that shared the common goal of studying neural bases of pain.
What kind of work do you do at the NIH?
I am a Principal Investigator at the NCCIH, where I lead a lab focused on studying the brain mechanisms underlying the modulation of pain.