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(lē′vē-mŏn′tl-chē′nē, lĕ′vē-môn′täl-), Rita Born 1909.
Italian-American developmental biologist. She shared a 1986 Nobel Prize for the discovery of the nerve growth factor.
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Rita Levi-Montalcini, Nobel Winner, Dies at 103, N.
Born to a wealthy Jewish family in the northern town of Turin, Levi-Montalcini graduated in medicine.
5) Rita Levi-Montalcini, "The Nerve Growth Factor 35 Years Later,"
Rita Levi-Montalcini, the 1986 Nobel Laureate in Medicine for discovering nerve-growth factor more than 50 years ago.
y alumno de anatomia neuronal de Rita Levi-Montalcini, Premio Nobel en 1986 por haber ayudado a descubrir los agentes quimicos que participan en la regulacion del crecimiento celular, "los investigadores de neurociencias pueden sacar provecho de las ideas de Cajal a la luz de la enorme cantidad de conocimientos y metodologias con que contamos hoy en dia.
Rita Levi-Montalcini was born in 1909, and has just turned 90.
Rita Levi-Montalcini, who later won the Nobel Prize for describing proteins that help nerve cells grow and stay healthy.
The history of the nine women Laureates - Gerty Cori, Marie Curie, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Gertrude Elion, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Irene Joliot Curie, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Barbara McClintock, Rosalyn Yalow - and a few of their sisters whose genius was not recognized, including Mileva Einstein Maric, Lise Meitner and Rosalind Franklin - provides "a microcosm of the history of gender politics in science this century.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Rita Levi-Montalcini, holder of dual U.
Collaborators Cohen, Levi-Montalcini win medical Nobel
Anabasis, founded in 1999 by a group of Italian scientists who were among the first to study the use of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) - research which won Rita Levi-Montalcini the Nobel Prize - has advanced an ophthalmic formulation of NGF to preclinical and clinical stages for various diseases affecting both the anterior part of the eye, such as neurotrophic keratitis (NK) and dry eye, as well as the posterior part of the eye such as retinitis pigmentosa and glaucoma.
of New York) finds that the talents and characters of such women as Curie, Joliet-Curie, Mead, McClintock, Goeppert-Meyer, Carson, Levi-Montalcini, Hodgkin, Yalow and Ajzenberg-Selove were important to their developing foundational and breakthrough scientific discoveries.