This day in Jewish history / A Nobel-winning Italian neurologist is born
Rita Levi-Montalcini, who died last year at 103, helped identify a protein that is responsible for the growth and maintenance of nerve cells.
April 22, 1909, is the birthdate of the late Italian neurologist Rita Levi-Montalcini, who helped identify nerve growth factor, a protein responsible for the growth and maintenance of nerve cells. Levi-Montalcini was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology for...
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