Provincia di Bologna

Giuseppina Cattani (1859 - 1914)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Giuseppina Cattani was a famous doctor and researcher, and it was she who discovered antitetanus serum together with Prof. Guido Tizzoni from the University of Bologna. She was one of the first women to obtain a degree and become a professor, she also worked at the hospital of Imola from 1897, as coroner. She was deeply involved in social causes and an ardent follower of Andrea Costa. She died in Imola of cancer from the radiations to which she was exposed to for her research.

 
Come arrivare nella località
Info on the tourist location

IAT - Tourist Information Office Municipality of Imola

Galleria Centro Cittadino

via Emilia 135 - 40026 Imola (BO)

Tel: +39 0542 602207; Fax: +39 0542 602141

 

Opening times: Monday to Friday 8.30am-1.00pm; Tuesday also 3.00pm-6.00pm;

Saturday 8.30am-12.30am
Late night openings on Sundays and holidays during major events in the city.

 

 
 
Last update: 21-10-2013

Edited by Area Imolese