Camillo Golgi facts for kids
|Born||7 July 1843
Corteno near Brescia, Italy
|Died||21 January 1926
|Institutions||Pavia University, Pavia, Italy|
|Alma mater||University of Pavia|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1906)|
Camillo Golgi (Italian: [kaˈmillo ˈɡɔldʒi]; 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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