Levi-Montalcini, Rita

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Name
Levi-Montalcini, Rita Gender: F
born on 22 April 1909 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Turin, Italy, 45n03, 7e40
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Qauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 02°07' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 08°46 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 14°41'



Rita Levi-Montalcini

Biography

Italian neurologist. For years she worked with the researcher Stanley Cohen, searching for “causes of growth,” during which time she discovered Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), which is responsible for the development and distribution of nerve cells. She won several prizes throughout the world for her significant research, including the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1986 for her discovery of NGF.

In 1987 she was awarded the National Medal of Science and in 2001 she was appointed as Senator-for-Life for her outstanding contributions to science.

She never married.

She died 30 December 2012, Rome. She was 103 and had worked well into her final years.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Gauquelin, vol. 2.

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Ambitious
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (103 yrs)
  • Vocation : Science : Biology
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession

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