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Biographical entry Best, Charles Herbert (1899 - 1978)

Born
27 February 1899
Canada
Died
31 March 1978
Occupation
Physiologist

Summary

Charles Herbert Best, together with Frederick Banting, isolated insulin from the pancreas in 1921 and showed its use in the treatment of diabetes. He also studied cardiovascular disease and established the clinical use of heparin as an anticoagulant for blood in the treatment of thrombosis.

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Rosanne Walker