John J. R. Macleod—Nobel Prize for Discovery of Insulin

Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A.
August 2006
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2006, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p1006
Academic Journal
The article presents a discussion of John J. R. Macleod, the Nobel Prize winner for the discovery of Insulin. A son of a clergyman, Macleod was born on September 6, 1876 in Cluny in Central Scotland. He gained a position as a demonstrator in physiology at the London Hospital Medical School in 1899. Macleod was appointed professor of physiology at Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.


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