Female Professionals

Famous Female Neuroscientists

List of famous female neuroscientists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female neuroscientists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being neuroscientists. There are thousand of females working as neuroscientists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic neuroscientists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a neuroscientist then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing has a variety of people in it, like Susan Hockfield and Laura-Ann Petitto.

While this isn't a list of all female neuroscientists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female neuroscientists?" and "Who are the best female neuroscientists?"
  • Aafia Siddiqui
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Susan Hockfield
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: London, England
    • Age: 95