Insulin At 100

Date and Time

Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM


SpeakEZ Lounge | 600 Monroe Ave.  Grand Rapids NW 49503


Science on Tap

Insulin At 100

Speaker: Chris Pearl, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Grand Valley State University

Location: SpeakEZ Lounge | 600 Monroe Ave.  Grand Rapids NW 49503  also the event will also be live-streamed via our Facebook page:

Date: Thursday, October 14

Time: 8 p.m.


Event Description:

Insulin’s discovery in 1921 turned diabetes from a fatal diagnosis to a chronic, but livable, condition. Come hear the early history of hormones leading to insulin’s identification and rapid impact in patient care. We will then journey over the last 100 years to see how insulin therapy has changed and developed into its current form.



Twitter: @ScienceOnTapGR


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Laura K. Stroik, Ph.D.


Ph: (616) 331-8954

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