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|Born||7 July 1843
|Died||21 January 1926
|Alma mater||University of Pavia|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1906)|
|Institutions||Pavia University, Pavia, Italy|
Camillo Golgi ( 7 July 1843 – 21 January 1926) was an Italian physician, biologist, pathologist, scientist, and Nobel laureate. Several structures and phenomena in anatomy and physiology are named for him, including the Golgi apparatus, the Golgi tendon organ and the Golgi tendon reflex. He is recognized as the greatest neuroscientist and biologist of his time.
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Drawing by Camillo Golgi of a hippocampus stained with the silver nitrate method.
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