Celebrating Diversity, Fostering Innovation, Lighting the Path to Global Progress

At the Arciniega Lab, our philosophy is rooted in a commitment to advancing knowledge, fostering innovation, and contributing to the betterment of society. We believe in the following core principles:

Scientific Excellence:

We are dedicated to the pursuit of scientific excellence in all our endeavors. We value rigorous research, critical thinking, and the highest standards of methodology in our work.


We recognize that the most significant breakthroughs often occur at the intersection of different fields. We promote interdisciplinary collaboration, encouraging the free exchange of ideas and expertise.

Ethical Conduct:

Our lab operates with the highest ethical standards. We prioritize the responsible and ethical conduct of research, respecting the rights and dignity of all individuals and the environment.

Innovation and Creativity:

We encourage innovation, creativity, and out-of-the-box thinking. We embrace new perspectives and unconventional approaches as catalysts for scientific discovery.

Education and Mentorship:

We are committed to nurturing the next generation of scientists and researchers. We provide a supportive and inclusive learning environment where mentorship and skill development are paramount.

Diversity and Inclusivity:

We believe that diversity is a source of strength. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive lab environment that respects and values differences in background, culture, and perspective.

Community Engagement:

Our lab sees itself as an integral part of the wider community. We aim to engage with the community through outreach, education, and by addressing pressing societal issues through our research.

Adaptability and Learning:

We recognize the dynamic nature of science and the need for continuous learning and adaptation. We are open to change, embracing new technologies and ideas that enhance our work.

Transparency and Openness:

We are committed to transparency in our research practices. We share our findings openly and promote reproducibility to contribute to the growth of scientific knowledge.

Our philosophy is not static but evolves with our understanding and the evolving landscape of science and society.

We are dedicated to these principles as we work towards our mission of understanding the consequences of head injuries across the spectrum. By adhering to these principles, we believe the Arciniega Lab can be a driving force for positive change and contribute meaningfully to the advancement of knowledge.