Exhibit celebrates insulin, Toronto’s gift to the world

t's been 90 years since two Toronto researchers, Frederick Banting and Charles Best, discovered insulin. The University of Toronto commemorates their work with the unveiling of a permanent exhibit in the MaRS Atrium on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011.

t's been 90 years since two Toronto researchers, Frederick Banting and Charles Best, discovered insulin. The University of Toronto commemorates their work with the unveiling of a permanent exhibit in the MaRS Atrium on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011.

It has been 90 years since a group of Toronto researchers discovered insulin.

The breakthrough, made in the sweltering summer days of 1921, has saved the lives of millions of people around the world.

A new exhibit to commemorate the discovery opened Wednesday in the MaRS Centre. Toronto’s current generation of diabetes physicians and researchers say it has been a long time coming.

“In the past, I’ve met visitors wandering through our halls and they ask to be directed to the Banting and Best museum,” says Dr. Gary Lewis, the Drucker family chair in diabetes research at the University of Toronto… Read More

Source Photo and Text: Healthzone.ca

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