Program

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

November 1, 2021 in Toronto, Canada

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9:00-9:10
Welcome by THMC Insulin 100 Committee Chair
Carol Sawka

Session 1: Tribute to Michael Bliss
Chair: John Dirks

9:10-9:30
Paper: Michael Bliss and the impact of The Discovery of Insulin

9:30-10:30
Panel discussion

10:30-10:50
BREAK

Session 2: The Discovery of Insulin and Beyond
Chair: Pat Brubaker

10:50-11:30
Keynote: Precursors to the Toronto Group
Jeffrey Friedman

11:30-11:50
Paper: Where credit is due: Collip, the Nobel controversy, the legacy
Alison Li

11:50-12:10
Paper: From bench to bedside: the commercial production of insulin
Christopher Rutty

12:10-12:30
Panel discussion

12:30-1:15
LUNCH

Session 3: Breakthroughs
Chair: Dan Drucker

1:15-1:55
Keynote: Breakthroughs in basic science of insulin after 1922
Jeffrey Flier

1:55-2:35
Keynote: Breakthroughs in the management of diabetes
Bernard Zinman

2:35-2:55
Panel discussion

2:55-3:15
BREAK

Session 4: Culture and genetics of diabetes
Chair: Aubie Angel

3:15-3:55
Keynote:  A cultural history of diabetes
Arlene Tuchman

3:55-4:35
Keynote: Genetics of diabetes
Robert Hegele

4:35-5:05
Paper: Diabetes in South Asian immigrants
Ananya Banerjee

5:05-5:15
Closing remarks and thanks

6:00
Arthur Gryfe Dinner (paid event)
Presentation: Respect for Eccentric Scientists
RH Thomson

Introduction: Peter Kopplin
Thank you: THMC President