The Independent Books. As a young woman - Barbara - he said he was discouraged from setting his sights on MIT, where he ended up receiving his bachelor's degree. Based on their support, I decided to transition. Barres blazed similar trails in neuroscience, elevating the long-marginalized glia and forcing other researchers to recognize their value. Chuka Ummuna. And he wants science to move forward, which means looking beyond the abilities of white men, who make up 8 percent of the world's population.
National Academy of Science Membership".
Did they think that the repercussions would be so bad that it would harm my career? In my case, testosterone treatment would have the added benefits of substantially lowering my chance of new or recurrent breast cancer, because it lowers estrogen levels, and would block the osteoporosis and menopausal symptoms that will otherwise follow when I have my ovaries removed because of my cancer susceptibility mutation. For example, upon solving a difficult math problem in a class at MIT, he recounts how the professor accused him of having had a boyfriend solve it.
A highly influential neurobiologist and advocate for women in science, Barres lived an unusually interesting life.