From Alliston, London, Ontario
Sir Frederick Grant Banting is a Nobel Laureate noted as co-discoverer of insulin and its therapeutic potential.
Born in 1891 in Alliston, Ontario.
Lived & worked in London, Ontario
Died in 1941 near Musgrave Harbour, Dominion of Newfoundland.
In 1920 Frederick Banting wrote down an idea for research aimed at isolating an internal secretion of the pancreas that might prove to be a cure for diabetes.
In 1921, Banting began work in University of Toronto under the direction of Professor J.J.R. Macleod and assisted by C.H. Best.
The Toronto experiments culminated in the winter of 1921–22 in the discovery of insulin.