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Levi-Montalcini, Rita

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Personal name headingLevi-Montalcini, Rita
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Variant(s)Montalcini, Rita Levi-
Levi-Montalcini, R. (Rita)
Birth date1909-04-22
Death date2012-12-30
Place of birthTurin, Italy
Place of deathRome, Italy
Field of activityNerve growth factor
AffiliationConsiglio nazionale delle ricerche (Italy). Istituto di biologia cellulare
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Profession or occupationNobel Prize winner
Neurologists Women Nobel Prize winners
Found inStudy Week on Nerve Cells, Transmitters and Behaviour (1978 : Vatican City) Semaine d'étude sur le thème Cellules nerveuses, transmetteurs et comportement, 1980 (a.e.) t.p. (Rita Levi-Montalcini) p. xi (Academician)
Molecular aspects of neurobiology, c1985: CIP t.p. (Rita Levi-Montalcini) t.p. verso, etc. (prof., Dr., Inst. of Cell Biol., CNR, Italy; b. 4/22/09)
Reti, c1993: cover (R. Levi-Montalcini)
New York times WWW site, Dec. 31, 2012 (in obituary published Dec. 30: Dr. Rita Levi-Montalcini; b. Apr. 22, 1909, Turin; d. Sunday [Dec. 30, 2012], Rome, aged 103; Nobel Prize-winning neurologist who discovered critical chemical tools that the body uses to direct cell growth and build nerve networks, opening the way for the study of how those processes can go wrong in diseases like dementia and cancer)
Associated languageeng ita