Quotes by Rita Levi-Montalcini

About Rita Levi-Montalcini:

Rita Levi-Montalcini was an Italian Nobel Laureate honored for her work in neurobiology. She was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with colleague Stanley Cohen for the discovery of nerve growth factor (NGF). From 2001 until her death, she also served in the Italian Senate as a Senator for Life.

Author Bio

  • NameRita Levi-Montalcini
  • DescriptionItalian neurologist
  • BornApril 22, 1909
  • DiedDecember 30, 2012
  • CountryItaly
  • ProfessionNeurologist; Neuroscientist; Biochemist; Politician; Physician
  • AwardsNobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine; National Medal Of Science; Commander Of The Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic; Knight Grand Cross Of The Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic; Grand Officer Of The Legion Of Honour; Albert Lasker Award For Basic Medical Research; Great Cross Of The National Order Of Scientific Merit