Barchas, Jack D.

Barchas, Jack D.

(1935–  ) neurologist, psychiatrist; born in Los Angeles. He was professor of psychiatry at Stanford (1967–89) and dean for research development and for neuroscience at the University of California: Los Angeles School of Medicine (1990). His major research dealt with the relationship between behavior and neuroregulators, chemicals that transmit information between nerve cells.