The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Director, Lab of Cell Biology
Italian National Research Council
"For a major breakthrough in neurobiology by her discovery of the Nerve Growth Factor and its effect on the growth of the sympathetic nervous system which set the stage for worldwide studies of the molecules involved in normal and malignant growth."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on June 25, 1987.
Physiology or Medicine, 1986