Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Diabetes

Dr. Hayden moved to British Columbia from Harvard Medical School in 1983 to join the medical faculty of UBC. He currently serves as President of Global R&D and Chief Scientific Officer for TEVA...
2017 Inductee
Dr. Macleod received his medical degree at the University of Aberdeen. What followed were many prestigious appointments in London, England and the United States. In 1918, he was elected Professor of...
2012 Inductee
Cyclosporine remains today as the drug of choice to combat tissue rejection after transplantation. He was responsible for the controversial but groundbreaking research that showed that cyclosporine,...
2010 Inductee
Dr. Vranic pioneered physiological and molecular mechanisms whereby exercise improves, or prevents onset of type 2 diabetes. He demonstrated a new mechanism whereby the muscle is protected against...
2009 Inductee
Dr. Hollenberg was particularly noted for his skill in recruiting and mentoring promising young researchers and practitioners. From 1981 to 1993 he was Director of the Banting and Best Diabetes...
2003 Inductee
Determined to investigate his hypothesis, Banting was recommended to Dr. J.J.R. Macleod at The University of Toronto, where he was hesitantly given laboratory space to conduct experiments on the...
1994 Inductee
Throughout Banting and Best's research at The University of Toronto, Banting completed the surgical work and Best conducted post-surgery chemical analyses. By the end of the summer, their hard work...
1994 Inductee
Collip’s skills in biochemistry were invaluable to Banting and Best’s research; Collip was able to refine and purify insulin to a form which permitted clinical use. This allowed insulin to be mass-...
1994 Inductee