Insulin 100 Symposium

"Insulin wins great prize" article in Literary Digest, photographs of Collip, Macleod, Banting, Best

Banting, Bliss, and Beyond:
Insulin 100, A Century of Science and Care

We regret that the symposium originally scheduled for November 1, 2021 will be postponed until the spring of 2022 due to COVID-19 restrictions on in-person events. Details TBD.

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Sponsored by the Toronto Medical Historical Club

During this full day event we will celebrate the key contributions of Toronto researchers to the discovery of insulin, recognize the breakthroughs in science and care subsequent to the discovery, describe perspectives on the culture and genetics of diabetes, and pay tribute to the late Professor Michael Bliss.

This event will be of interest to health care professionals, researchers, medical historians and trainees.

Location: University of Toronto campus TBD. 

Registration: Free. Preregistration required. Details to follow soon.

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