Monday, 1 November 2010

Remembering a giant in the fight against Diabetes

On Nov 1, 1920 - exactly 90 years ago, U of T's Sir Frederick Banting gives a lecture outlining a vision of the pancreas that laid the foundation for a breakthrough that continues to save millions of lives each year. At the age of 32, the discovery of insulin would make him the youngest Nobel prize winner in the history of Medicine.