Today In Medical History – February 21

(1892) American Neo-Freudian psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Harry Stack Sullivan is born. He believed that the personality lives in a complex of interpersonal relationships.

(1895) Danish biochemist and physiologist Henrik Dam is born. He won the 1943 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery of vitamin K and its role in the human body.

(1941) Canadian medical scientist, and physician Frederick Banting passes away. He shared the 1923 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his co-discovery of insulin.

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