Studies regeneration of neurons in the brain and spinal chord
Successfully isolated insulin and received the Nobel Prize
Co-discoverer of insulin
Immunologist; international authority on mucosal immunity.
Neurologist who first used synthetic dopamine to treat Parkinson's disease.
Pioneered surgical technique of cardiomyoplasty for failing hearts
Studied Rh disease (erythroblastosis fetalis) and developed the serum which now prevents this illness worldwide
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)
Endocrinologist; developed a method for testing infants for hypothyroidism
Psychiatrist, leader in brain research and in the causes and treatments of clinical depression
Visual neuroscientist who has pioneered research into how our brains see and hear, and how animals like monarch butterflies and seabirds navigate amazing distances.
Neurologist and leader in developing new tools for diagnosis and treatments for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Developed the first and still most widely used blood test for certain types of cancer
Co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1981 for mapping the visual cortex
Noted for studies on electrical activity in human and animal brains
Designed Cobalt 60 units for treatment of cancer
Brought pharmacology and genetics together into a subspecialty called pharmacogenetics
Discovered genetic variants of plasma cholinesterase
Endocrinologist who won the 2007 King Faisal Prize for developing a steroid hormone therapy for prostate cancer.
Developed the gate-control theory of pain
First purified insulin.
Best-known physician in the English-speaking world around 1900
Mapped out the functional areas of the cerebral cortex
Pioneer of toxicology in Canada
World's premier HIV/AIDS researcher
World-famous pioneer and popularizer of research on biological stress in human individuals and groups
World authority on the genetics of Alzheimer disease
World authority on human memory function
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