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Best, Charles Herbert

(1899–1978) Canadian physician. He was the codiscoverer of INSULIN in 1921, with Sir Frederick G. BANTING. He also discovered histaminase, carried out extensive studies on insulin and diabetes, and worked on heparin and thrombosis, and choline and liver damage.
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Caption: University of Toronto researchers Charles Best and Frederick Banting saved the lives of countless diabetics with their discovery of insulin in the 1920s.
In 1921, Canadian researcher Frederick Banting and his assistant, Charles Best, succeeded in isolating the hormone insulin at the University of Toronto.
Among the first-time honorees were Lucy Bernholz of the Stanford University Center on Philanthropy & Civil Society, Charles Best of DonorsChoose.org, Dara Richardson-Heron of the YWCA USA and Gregory Lewis of the True Colors Fund.
Novo Nordisk's Canadian roots can be traced to the University of Toronto, where Sir Frederick Banting and Charles Best first discovered insulin in 1921.
Started by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and WHO, the Day is celebrated on 14 November to mark the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, was instrumental in the discovery of insulin in 1922, a life-saving treatment for diabetes patients.
Charles Best, then a social studies teacher, personally experienced this scarcity of learning materials in the schools.
Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship Award--for Master's Students.
Insulin was discovered in Toronto in the summer of 1921 by Dr Frederick Grant Banting and Charles Best in a search for a cure for diabetes.
Charles Best, is credited with the discovery of insulin.
It is celebrated every year on November 14, the date of birth of Frederick Banting, who discovered insulin along with Charles Best.Aa
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In 1602 English poet Charles Best addressed the Moon as "the pale queen of the silent night" ("A Sonnet of the Moon"), a title perpetuated by astronomy writer Mary Proctor in 1928 (Romance of the Moon), by Jungian psychologist Erich Neumann in 1955 (The Great Mother), and by the 16th edition of Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable in 1999.