|Birth Day||November 14, 1891|
|Birth Place||Alliston, Canada|
|Age||128 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 21, 1941 (age 49)|
Nobel Prize-winning physician who co-discovered insulin, the hormone that helps keep diabetics alive.
He got extensive surgical experience with the army in WWI.
Despite having little training in research, he managed to persuade a Toronto scientist to lend him a lab for eight weeks for his research.
Charles Best partnered with Banting in the pioneering research on insulin.