Female Neurologists

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Rita Levi-Montalcini
(Italian Neurologist Who Won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Rita Levi-Montalcini
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Birthdate: April 22, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: December 30, 2012

Rita Levi-Montalcini was an Italian neurologist whose discovery of nerve growth factor earned her the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Throughout her life, Levi-Montalcini's work in neurobiology earned her several other honors and awards, including the Golden Plate Award from the American Academy of Achievement and the European Academy of Sciences' Leonardo da Vinci Award.

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Colleen McCullough
(Novelist, Writer, Neurologist, Biographer, Science fiction writer)
Colleen McCullough
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Birthdate: June 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: January 29, 2015

Australian author Colleen McCullough soared to fame with her bestselling novel The Thorn Birds, which was also made into a hit miniseries. Fans also lover her Masters of Rome and Carmine Delmonico series of novels. A former neuropsychologist, she has previously taught at the Yale School of Medicine.

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Roberta Bondar
(Astronaut & Neurologist)
Roberta Bondar
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Birthdate: December 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

Canadian neurologist, educator, scientist, astronaut and photographer Roberta Bondar CC OOnt FRCPC FRSC is noted as the first female astronaut and the first neurologist of Canada to travel into space. She flew as part of the Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-42 and performed over forty experiments in Spacelab. She later served as head of an international team of researchers at NASA.

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Eleanor Maguire
(Neuroscientist)
Eleanor Maguire
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Birthdate: March 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Irish neuroscientist and UCL professor Eleanor Maguire is best known for her work on the role of the human brain, especially the hippocampus. One of her best-known works was on the spatial abilities of cab drivers in London. She has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the British Academy.

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Sabina Brennan
(Actresses)
Sabina Brennan
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Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Pilar Mazzetti
(Minister of Health of Peru)
Pilar Mazzetti
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Birthdate: September 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Pilar Mazzetti is a Peruvian health administrator and physician. She is best known for her service as the Minister of Health of Peru on three occasions between 2004 and 2021. She also served as the Minister of the Interior from 2006 to 2007. Mazzetti is the first woman to serve as the Minister of the Interior in the Peruvian government.

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Shawna Pandya
(Canadian Citizen-Scientist Astronaut)
Shawna Pandya
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Birthplace: Brandon, Manitoba, Canada