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Banting, F. G. (Frederick Grant), 1891-1941

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Personal name headingBanting, F. G. (Frederick Grant), 1891-1941
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Variant(s)Banting, Frederick G. (Frederick Grant), 1891-1941
Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir, 1891-1941
Banting, F. G. (Frederick Grant), Sir, 1891-1941
LocatedToronto (Ont.)
Birth date1891-11-14
Death date1941-02-21
Place of birthAlliston (Ont.)
Place of deathNewfoundland and Labrador
Field of activityInsulin
AffiliationUniversity of Toronto
Royal Society (Great Britain) Royal Society of Canada
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Profession or occupationPhysicians Medical scientists Nobel Prize winners Painters
Found inThe antidiabetic functions of the pancreas and the successful isolation of the antidiabetic hormone--insulin, 1923: t.p. (by J.J.R. Macleod and F.G. Banting)
Diabetes and insulin, 1925: t.p. (Nobel lecture delivered at Stockholm on September 15th, 1925 by Frederick G. Banting)
Jackson, A. Y. The far North, [1928?]: t.p. (with an introduction by F.G. Banting)
Sir Frederick Banting's NRC papers, 1978.
Bliss, M. Banting, c1984: t.p. (Banting) Can. CIP (Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir, 1891-1941)
Canadian encyclopedia online, viewed 12 January 2017: Sir Frederick Grant Banting (Sir Frederick Grant Banting, KBE, MC, FRS, FRSC; co-discoverer of insulin, Nobel laureate, medical scientist, painter, and the most famous Canadian in the 1920s; born 14 November 1891 in Alliston, Ontario; entered the University of Toronto with the intention of becoming a Christian minister, but, after failing the first year of a general arts course, enrolled in the faculty of medicine, graduating in 1917 in an accelerated class due to a need for doctors to serve in the First World War; served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps and awarded the Military Cross, returning to Canada in 1919; established a general practice in London in 1920; came up with a research idea for curing diabetes in 1920, beginning research at the University of Toronto in 1921, and announcing the discovery of insulin in 1922; became Canada's first professor of medical research, leading a group at the University of Toronto through the 1930s; became Canada's chief liaison with British research scientists at the start of the Second World War;won the 1923 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine and awarded a lifetime annuity by the Government of Canada, knighted in 1934, made a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Royal Society of Canada; married Marion Robertson in 1924, having one child and divorcing in 1932, and married Henrietta Ball in 1939; as a member of the Arts and Letters Club in Toronto, became friends with the Group of Seven painters, adopting their style as an amateur and talking about his desire to spend his retirement painting; died 21 February 1941 near Musgrave Harbour, Newfoundland in a crash of a bomber being transported to England)
Wikipedia, viewed 12 January 2017: Frederick Banting (Sir Frederick Grant Banting KBE MC FRS FRSC; started at Victoria College, University of Toronto, in 1910, receiving his M.D. degree in 1922)
Nobel Prize web site, viewed 12 January 2017: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1923 (The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1923 was awarded jointly to Frederick Grant Banting and John James Rickard Macleod "for the discovery of insulin")
Amicus database, 12 January 2017 (authorized access point: Banting, F. G. (Frederick Grant), Sir, 1891-1941)
LAC internal file, November 23, 2020 (access point: Banting, F. G. (Frederick Grant), Sir, 1891-1941; variant: Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir, 1891-1941)
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