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.
, then a social studies teacher, personally experienced this scarcity of learning materials in the schools.
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.
, 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
James Naismith TELEPHONE Alexander Graham Bell SNOWMOBILE Fredrick Banting & Charles Best
ZIPPER Joseph Armand-Bombardier BASKETBALL Gideon Sundback INSULIN James Naismith BASKETBALL Alexander Graham Bell TELEPHONE Fredrick Banting & Charles Best
INSULIN Joseph Armand-Bombardier SNOWMOBILE Gideon Sundback ZIPPER
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.