Camillo Golgi

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Birthday
7, 1843
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jan 21, 1926 (82)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1843
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jan 21, 1926 (82)

About

Italian scientist and physician responsible for the discovery of the nervous tissue-related phenomenon known as the "black reaction". He also discovered the sensory organ which came to be known as the Golgi receptor.

Before Fame

He worked at a psychiatric hospital.

Trivia

In 1906, he earned the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries on the human nervous system.

Family Life

His father was also a physician.

Associated With

He and physicist Enrico Fermi are both Italians who have received the Nobel Prize in their respective fields.