This U of M Brain Science “Genius” Has Justice on His Mind

Damien Fair, PA-C, PhD, Professor in the Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience with the Department of Pediatrics and the Co-Director for the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain (MIDB) at the University of Minnesota, has not only been tackling research directed at studying the brain and neurological disorders, but has also been diving into academic activism. In this article, Dr. Fair discusses how his work in research and academia, in general, is helping to raise awareness and fight bias at all levels. Dr. Fair dives into details about his research, academia and research publication, disease diagnosis, politics, and his personal life, providing insight into his wisdom, experiences, and thoughts around various topics.