Banting, Frederick Grant at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:
Canadian physician. Born in Alliston, Ontario, he taught at the Univ. of Toronto from 1923. With C. Best, he was first to obtain a pancreatic extract of insulin (1921), which they isolated in the laboratory of J. Macleod in a form effective against diabetes. Banting and Macleod received a 1923 Nobel Prize for the discovery of insulin; Banting voluntarily shared his portion of the prize with Best.