Camillo Golgi

Camillo Golgi (1843 – 1926) was an Italian biologist and pathologist.

1906 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine shared between Camillo Golgi and Santiago Ramón y Cajal “in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system.”

  • Born 7 July 1843 Corteno, Italy
  • 1906 – Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Died 21 January 1926 in Pavia, Italy

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