This Day in Jewish History 1909: 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.

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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....