Banting presents his idea to Dr. J.J.R. Macleod, Professor of Physiology at the University of Toronto, and leading expert on diabetes. Skeptical but won over by Banting’s proposal, Macleod agrees to supply a small lab for the upcoming summer session. Macleod also assigns Charles Best, a recent graduate in Physiology and Biochemistry, to assist Banting in the lab.
- May – Sept. 1921