Medicine: Well Won

Banting got it. The 1923 Nobel medicine award went to the 31-year-old discoverer of insulin, as forecast in TIME (Aug. 27). It will be equally shared by his superior in the physiology department of the University of Toronto, Dr. J. J. R. MacLeod, whose advice and cooperation speeded Dr. Banting's triumph. Dr. Banting announced that he would share his part of the award with Dr. C. F. Best, 23 years old, a fellow-graduate at Toronto, and co-worker in the insulin researches.

The young Canadian has now gained practically all the scientific and financial honors...

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