The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1986
Nobel co-recipients: Stanley Cohen
Prize: "for their discoveries of growth factors."
Rita Levi Montalcini at Nunziatella, 1990. Source: Wikipedia.org.
Photo of Rita Levi Montalcini, italian senator, Nobel prize neurologist. Photo taken in San Gemini, Italy. Left side 'chopped to edit out a bystander, 2007. Author: Jollyroger. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
The 98 year-old mother of neuroscience special guest speaker at the international NGF meeting 2008: Katzir Conference on Life and Death in the Nervous System, at Kfar Blum, Israel, 2008. Author: audrey_sel. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Rita Levi Montalcini, 2009. Author: Presidenza della Repubblica Italiana; edit, crop, blur, color, modify: Lucas. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Presentation at Auditorium della Musica di Linguaggio Universale in Rome, 2009. Author: Tregatti PM. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
From left to right: Oscar Luigi Scalfaro (former President of Italian Repubblic) Giorgio Napolitano (former President of Italian Repubblic), Rita Levi Montalcini (Medicine Nobel prize), Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (former President of Italian Repubblic), Carlo Rubbia, Aaron Ciechanover (Chemistry Nobel prize) Giuseppina Tripodi (member of Board of Directors of Fondazione Rita Levi-Montalcini Onlus; in the background) during the 100th birthday cerimony of Montalcini. Source:Wikimedia Commons.
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Name: Luc Montagnier
Birth: 22 April 1909, Turin, Italy
Death: 30 December 2012, Rome, Italy
Residence: Institute of Cell Biology of the C.N.R., Rome, Italy
Award: "for their discoveries of growth factors."
Portion of Cash: 1/2
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