Nobel prize medal.svg

Frederick Banting

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Frederick Banting
Fredrick banting.jpg
Frederick Banting
Born November 14, 1891
Alliston, Ontario, Canada
Died February 21, 1941
Dominion of Newfoundland (now part of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater University of Toronto
Known for Insulin
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1923)
Scientific career
Fields Medicine
Institutions University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Frederick Grant Banting (November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941) was a Canadian doctor.[1] He won the 1923 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with John James Richard Macleod, for the discovery of insulin.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of Frederick Banting". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1923". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.