May cure diabetes
1/2 column ; 8 x 6 cm.
Item is a half column newspaper clipping from an unidentified newspaper, based on a Canadian Press dispatch. Reports on experiments to 'cure' diabetes conducted under Professor J. R. McLeod [sic] at the University of Toronto and of the first injection of extract given to a human, a 13 year old boy, 'a day or two ago.' The injection referred to was the first injection of pancreatic extract administered to Leonard Thompson, on January 11th, 1922.
University of Toronto Archives. A1982-0001, Box 1, Folder 7
Title taken from headline.
Macleod, J. J. R. (John James Rickard), 1876-1935Thompson, Leonard