Photograph of Professor Minkowski
1 photograph ; 22 x 15 cm.
Original black and white oval portrait photograph. Shows head and shoulders of Professor Oskar Minkowski.
MS. COLL. 76 (Banting), Box 12, Folder 4
Title based on contents of photograph.
In 1889 Oskar Minkowski was the first person to establish a link between the pancreas and diabetes. His discovery was the result of experiments that showed that a dog becomes severely diabetic when the pancreas is removed.
Minkowski, O. (Oskar), 1858-1931Diabetes - Early research