Frederick Banting: Hero, Healer, Artist

Front Cover

Frederick Banting was a surgeon and a decorated war hero when he had the idea to develop insulin in 1920, This achievement earned him the 1923 Nobel Prize for medicine, a knighthood, and the gratitude of diabetics around the world.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Goooogle

Contents

1 A Brilliant Idea in the Middle of the Night
1
2 Discovering Insulin
15
3 The Luckiest Boy in the World
35
4 Bringing the Bones to Life
57
5 The Nobel Prize
73
6 Waiting for Another Great Idea
89
7 The Great Utopia and the Ministry of Love
103
8 Painting Till His Fingers Froze
111
9 Fighting Like a Man
125
10 A Man Who Saved Lives
135
Chronology of Frederick Banting 18911941
147
Sources Consulted
169
Index
173
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

Stephen Eaton Hume has published a young-adult novel, a creative non-fiction, a biography, and three picture books. His articles have appeared in the "Globe and Mail," the "Toronto Star," the "Journal of the American Medical Association," the "Medical Post," the "Vancouver Sun," and other publications. He teaches in the English Department at the University of Victoria.