Throughout 2020-2021, the U of T community is coming together with our clinical and industry partners to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin at the University of Toronto. 

Through this page, we are keeping our audiences up-to-date on the latest news and information, resources and events related to insulin’s discovery and impact. Check back regularly to see what’s happening and register for events today!

100 Years of Insulin—Celebrating Its Impact on Our Lives

JDRF and CIHR Announce Recipients of New Grants to Accelerate Stem-Cell Based Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes

"" The 100th Anniversary of University of Toronto’s Discovery of Insulin: A Scientific Symposium Celebration

The 100th Anniversary of University of Toronto’s Discovery of Insulin: A Scientific Symposium Celebration

Supporting New Generations of Diabetes Researchers: The Eli Lilly Clinician-Scientist Trainee Fellowships in Diabetes

“Walk in the Footsteps of Banting” at the birthplace of Sir Frederick Banting

Professor Daniel Drucker stands in front of shelves of medical ingredients in a variety of bottles. Drucker Family Innovation Fund to Support Research on Diabetes and Metabolism

Drucker Family Innovation Fund to Support Research on Diabetes and Metabolism

"" The Discovery of Insulin at the University of Toronto

The Discovery of Insulin at the University of Toronto

Six ways U of T researchers – and the Royal Society of Canada – are working to make our lives better

Six ways U of T researchers – and the Royal Society of Canada – are working to make our lives better

"" Banting, Bliss, and Beyond: Insulin 100, A Century of Science and Care

Banting, Bliss, and Beyond: Insulin 100, A Century of Science and Care

U of T's Patricia Brubaker, who has spent nearly 40 years studying anti-diabetic gut hormones, says the future of diabetes research will be figuring out how to prevent the disease in the first place (photo by Johnny Guatto) ‘Our very first biotech win’: How U of T’s discovery of insulin made it a research and innovation powerhouse

‘Our very first biotech win’: How U of T’s discovery of insulin made it a research and innovation powerhouse

"" World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

Diabetes Canada Lifetime Achievement Award

"" The Legacy of Insulin Discovery: Origins, Access, and Translation

The Legacy of Insulin Discovery: Origins, Access, and Translation

"" U of T Where You Are: The 100th Anniversary Of The Discovery Of Insulin: The Early Years [and Their Multifaceted Ramifications]

U of T Where You Are: The 100th Anniversary Of The Discovery Of Insulin: The Early Years [and Their Multifaceted Ramifications]

Insulin 100 Marketing Resources

We invite our partners and the University community to adopt and use the Insulin 100 logo as a symbol of our shared celebration of this historic achievement and as a marker of our collective impact on health care in Canada and globally.