Though her father discouraged his children to attend school, she attended the University of Turin Medical School.
In 1986, she and her colleague received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the nerve growth factor.
She died at the age of 103 and was the oldest Nobel Prize winner to reach their 100th birthday.
was an American biochemist who became the third woman—and first American woman—to win a Nobel Prize in science
was a British biochemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry twice
was an American scientist in the field of genetics, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Nobel laureate who with Edward Lawrie Tatum discovered the role of genes in regulating biochemical events within cells in 1958.
was an American scientist and the 1983 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
Was an American pharmacologist and biochemist who was famous for her scientific discovery of drugs to treat leukemia and herpes and to prevent the rejection of kidney transplants.
Was an eminent German chemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1902 and was best known for his influential research regarding the purines and the carbohydrates.
Was a German physicist who won the 1914 Nobel Prize in physics for his discovery of X-ray crystallography which helps in determining the arrangement of atoms in some substances.
A Scottish chemist who discovered the noble gases.
is a German biologist