John James Rickard Macleod


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Noun1.John James Rickard Macleod - Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)John James Rickard Macleod - Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935)
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While the campaigns last the whole year, the day itself marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best and John James Rickard Macleod, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922.
It marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who along with Charles Best and John James Rickard Macleod, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922.
In 1921, Banting took his idea to John James Rickard Macleod (1876-1935), professor of physiology at the University of Toronto, because Macleod was an internationally known expert on carbohydrate metabolism.