|Senator for life
|Born||22 April 1909
|Died||30 December 2012 (aged 103)
|Institutions||Washington University in St. Louis|
|Alma mater||Turin Medical School, University of Turin|
|Known for||Nerve growth factor|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1986)
National Medal of Science (1987)
She was the first Nobel Prize winner to have reached 100 years of age.
References[change | edit source]
- "Rita Levi-Montalcini" (in italian). Senato della Repubblica. http://www.senato.it/leg/16/BGT/Schede/Attsen/00018431.htm. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
- "Morta Rita Levi-Montalcini". ANSA. 30 December 2012. https://www.ansa.it/web/notizie/rubriche/scienza/2012/12/30/morta-Rita-Levi-Montalcini_8011133.html. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
- "Rita Levi-Montalcini - Autobiography". nobelprize.org. 2011 [last update]. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1986/levi-montalcini.html. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
Bibliography[change | edit source]
- Levi-Montalcini, Rita 1988. In praise of imperfection: my life and work. Basic Books, New York.