Ben Barres was born as Barbara Barres on September 13, 1954, in West Orange, New Jersey . He was a neuroscientist and a citizen of the United States . Barres passed away on December 27, 2017, in Stanford, California .
Barres was educated at various prestigious institutions, including Dartmouth College , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Harvard University , and Geisel School of Medicine .
In addition to his academic accomplishments, Barres founded Annexon and Annexon Biosciences .