Successfully isolated insulin and received the Nobel Prize
Co-discoverer of insulin
Immunologist; international authority on mucosal immunity.
Among the first doctors to treat diabetic children with insulin
One of the world's foremost authorities in the areas of human memory and the effects of aging on learning, memory, and attention
Biochemist; Discovered that the heart produces a hormone, the Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF)
Visual neuroscientist who has pioneered research into how our brains see and hear, and how animals like monarch butterflies and seabirds navigate amazing distances.
Established paediatric pathology as a distinct subspecialty
Famous Doctor Obstetrician
Developed a simplified method for detecting cervix cancer
Designed Cobalt 60 units for treatment of cancer
Brought pharmacology and genetics together into a subspecialty called pharmacogenetics
Discovered genetic variants of plasma cholinesterase
World expert on sex differences in the brain.
Wrote the book Sex & Cognition, which argues that there truly is
a difference between male and female brains.
First purified insulin.
Pioneer in Psychosocial Oncology
World authority on the genetics of Alzheimer disease
World authority on human memory function
Neuroscience, biological basis for cognition in male and femal brains
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