Lunchtime Talk with Author Arthur Ainsberg, “Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle”
December 9, 2010, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of Health and Medicine
6900 Georgia Avenue NW
Building 54 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, DC 20307
In “Breakthrough,” authors Thea Cooper and Arthur Ainsberg tell the true story of the invention of insulin, one of the most important medical advances of the 20th century. Ainsberg will talk about this fascinating tale of Nobel prize-winning research, and the brave little girl who risked everything for the groundbreaking experiment that saved not only her life but the lives of countless others.