in American National Biography Online
P ublished online April 2015 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Neurology; Education. 1059 words.
Levi-Montalcini, Rita (22 April 1909–30 December 2012), Nobel Prize–winning neuroembryologist, was born Rita Levi in Turin, Italy, the youngest of four children of Adamo Levi, an electrical...