100 years of insulin
On July 27, 1921, Canadian doctors Frederick Banting and Charles Best successfully isolated the hormone insulin, one of the most important breakthroughs in treating diabetes. Experts from around the University share their thoughts on the medical triumph on the 100th anniversary.
Penn researchers weigh in on the regulatory and scientific efforts to track COVID-19 vaccines.FULL STORY
Juliana Rosati hosts this literary lunch featuring readings tied to the theme of Book to TV. Guests can come to chat or bring their own excerpts to share related to the theme. This is a hybrid event held on campus and accessible online.
Jonathan Zimmerman, the Judy and Howard Berkowitz Professor in Education at Penn, discusses his book “Free Speeh: And Why You Should Give a Damn,” which briefly tells the history of free speech in America. The book features cartoons by Signe Wilkinson.
Young professionals interested in a career in health care are encouraged to attend this free pre-med conference. The conference this year boasts a theme of unity.Ends August 6, 2021