Black History Month: taking a look back at neuroscience and neurology

Written by Sharon Salt, Senior Editor

In the USA, Black History Month is marked in February each year. To celebrate the achievements of Black people in the field of neuroscience and neurology, we wanted to compile a list of inspiring individuals who have helped shape and excel the field, which we hope to expand upon during this month and beyond. Keep checking back periodically as we include more names and faces. Solomon Carter Fuller (1872–1953) Dr Fuller is widely recognized as the first African-American psychiatrist, however, he was also a pioneer in the field of Alzheimer’s disease. He worked with Alois Alzheimer as a research assistant...

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