Rita Levi Montalcini, digital illustration

Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909-2012) was an Italian neurobiologist and joint-recipient of the 1986 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for the discovery of nerve growth factor (NGF). Levi-Montalcini attended the University of Turin Medical School having overcome her father's objections to women pursuing professional careers. She graduated from medicine in 1936, before choosing to specialise in neuro…

Dividing HeLa cell, LM
HeLa cell, LM
HeLa cells, LM
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