Dan Tagle smiling in a collared shirt.

Dan Tagle

Director of NCATS' Office of Special Initiatives

Dr. Dan Tagle is the director of NCATS' Office of Special Initiatives.

Prior to joining NCATS, Tagle was a program director for
neurogenetics at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders
and Stroke (NINDS), where he was involved in developing
programs concerning genomics-based approaches for basic and
translational research in inherited brain disorders. Before joining
NINDS, Dr. Tagle was an investigator and section head of
molecular neurogenetics at the National Human Genome
Research Institute.

Dr. Tagle obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics from
Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1990. He was an
NIH National Research Service Award postdoctoral fellow in
Human Genetics in the Laboratory of Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD,
at the University of Michigan.