Shirley Miller, Writer
Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2018, Screenwriting Award, USC
Project Type: TV Pilot
Length: 60 minutes
Field of Science: Biology
Nerve, a pilot that kicks off an envisioned anthology series exploring an unsung woman hero of science and history each season, tells the story of Rita Levi-Montalcini, a Jewish-Italian neurobiologist who battled sexism, fascism, and the confines of a secret lab to eventually win the Nobel Prize.