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  Red Gold . Innovators & Pioneers . Charles Best | PBS
Best was born on February 27, 1899, in West Pembroke, Maine, a town near the border of the Canadian province of New Brunswick.
Best was a direct descendant of Major William Best, who in 1749 was one of the founders of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Best had worked as a research assistant for Macleod and planned to begin studying for [a] master's degree under him in the fall.
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  Charles Best - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Best succeeded Macleod as professor of physiology at University of Toronto in 1929.
Best would act as adviser to the medical research committee of the United Nations World Health Organization.
Best is interred in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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 Charles Best - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Charles Herbert Best (February 27, 1899 - March 31, 1978) was a medical scientist.
Upset that the Nobel Prize committee chose to honor John Macleod rather than Best, Banting would share his 1923 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Charles Best.
During World War II Dr. Best was influential in establishing a Canadian program for securing and using dried human blood serum.
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 A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries: Charles Best
Charles Herbert Best was born in Maine, the son of a physician.
Best was still a medical student at the University of Toronto when he joined Frederick Banting in his work to isolate the pancreatic hormone insulin and apply it to the treatment of diabetes.
After continuing his studies in Canada, the United States, and Europe, Best returned to the University of Toronto in 1929 to become the head of the physiology department.
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 Charles Best   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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Charles Herbert Best, just a few weeks after receiving an Honours Baccalaureate in Physiology and Chemistry, jumped at the chance for a summer's work with Dr. Frederick Banting.
Charles Best was also awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada (1967) and the Companion of Honour (1971).
Charles Best never relaxed and enjoyed himself anywhere as much as he did at our farm, four miles form the village of West Pembroke, where his father’s horses were kept.
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 Encyclopedia: Charles Best
Charles Herbert Best, CC, (February 27, 1899 –; March 31, 1978) was a medical scientist.
The Nobel Prize committee had chosen to honor J.J.R. Macleod for the discovery of insulin —; ignoring Best.
The Nobel Prizes are a series of awards, posthumously instituted by bequest of Alfred Nobel, to be awarded to individuals who had served humanity in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and peace.
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 MSN Encarta - Charles Best
Best, Charles Herbert (1899-1978), Canadian physiologist who helped isolate insulin for the treatment of diabetes.
Best was born in West Pembroke, Maine, of Canadian parents, and educated at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
In 1923 the Banting-Best Department of Medical Research was established at the University of Toronto; Best became research associate of the department and director after Banting’s death in 1941.
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 Medi-Centre - Dr. Charles Herbert Best   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Shortly after graduating with his B.A. in Physiology, Charles Best collaborated with Dr. Frederick Banting in the series of experiments which proved that the pancreas produced an agent capable of controlling diabetes, and succeeded in isolating that agent (insulin) and making it available for therapy.
Best was appointed a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1967.
Dr. Best's parents were both Canadians, direct descendants of Major William Best, one of the founders of the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749.
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 A Singular Blend of Styles (washingtonpost.com)
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Despite the record company's objections, Charles made "Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music" (1962), an album that produced the multimillion-seller "I Can't Stop Loving You" and well as "Hit the Road, Jack" and "Let the Good Times Roll." What distinguished the Charles recording was that he remained a bluesman, not a drawling cowboy.
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 Charles Best - Wikipedia
Die Ausszeichnung wurde jedoch Frederick Grant Banting und dem schottischen Physiologen John James Richard MacLeod verliehen und nicht Charles Best (und dem kanadischen Biochemiker James Bertram Collip, der ein wichtiges Reinigungsverfahren entwickelte) woraufhin Banting und MacLeod jeweils die Hälfte ihrer Prämien abgaben um so ihre "Solidarität" und Anerkennung zeigten.
Dort bearbeitete er vorwiegend Spezielgebiete in Richtung Muskel- und Sportphysiologie und Kohlehydratstoffwechsel und war an vielen Einzelentdeckungen maßgeblich beteiligt.
Literatur von und über Charles Best im Katalog der DDB
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 What substance did Charles Best and Frederick Banting discover in 1922?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
INSULIN was discovered by Frederick Banting, Charles Best, J.B. Collip and J.J.R. McLeod in Toronto in 1922.
Since the late 19th century, diabetes has been known to be related to the pancreas and, in 1922, Canadians Frederick Banting and Charles H. Diabetes, once a fatal disease, can now be controlled with insulin, a substance discovered by the Canadian surgeon Frederick Grant Banting, and his assistant, Charles Herbert Best.
Insulin was discovered by Dr. Frederick Banting and Charles Best at the University of Toronto in 1921.
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 Best, Charles H.
But because Best did not receive his medical degree until 1925, he did not share the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine awarded to Banting and J.J.R. Macleod in 1923 for their role in the work.
Best also discovered the vitamin choline and the enzyme histaminase.
Best continued as research associate in the Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, which was created at the university in 1923, and he succeeded Banting as its director (1941-67).
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 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses.
The winners are chosen by the Academy membership as a whole.
Following the Academy's practice, the films below are listed by release year: for example, the Oscar for "Best Supporting Actor in 1999" was announced during the award ceremony held in 2000.
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 Charles Best   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Banting would his 1923 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Charles Best.
During World War II Dr. Best was influential in establishing Canadian program for securing and using dried blood serum.
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 sd43 : school : DR CHARLES BEST SECONDARY SCHOOL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Charles BEST 1811-1891 & Maria COUSINS 1814-1872, Sandford, Victoria, Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1811, Dorsetshire, Eng son of John BEST and Susannah MARTIN was married in 1831 Dorsetshire to Maria COUSINS, b.
Charles and Maria BEST and their children arrived in Victoria on the "British Empire" in 1849.
Charles and Maria BEST were both buried in the Sandford Cemetery in 1891 and 1872 respectively, as was their son Henry BEST after his drowning tragedy in 1863.
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 Charles Coburn - Best Supporting Actor: MovieActors.com
Charles Coburn won his Supporting Oscar for playing the rich philantrhropist (Benjamin Dingle) who gives a young romance a boost in THE MORE THE MERRIER.
In 1918 Charles Coburn and his first wife formed the Coburn Players which preformed on broadway until her death in 1937.
It was then that Charles Coburn signed a hollywsood contract and stared making films at the age of sixty.
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 Best m Hunt Somerset-Australia
Charles Hunt married Ann Best (IN S.AUST) 1846 - they both arrived here in 1840, i assume Charles is James's brother and Ann is Rhodas sister.
I think George was another brother for Charles and James and Mary was a sister to Rhoda and Ann.
I have searched thru birth records in South Australia and the children of these three couples all seem to have been named after aunts/uncles so that is why i am assuming all Hunts and Bests are from the same families.
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 Soap Opera Central News | SOC Names Port Charles Best Soap of '01
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 Frederick G. Banting - Biography
Determined to investigate this possibility, Banting discussed it with various people, among whom was J.J.R. Macleod, Professor of Physiology at the University of Toronto, and Macleod gave him facilities for experimental work upon it.
Charles Best, then a medical student, was appointed as Banting's assistant, and together, Banting and Best started the work which was to lead to the discovery of insulin.
In 1922 Banting had been appointed Senior Demonstrator in Medicine at the University of Toronto, and in 1923 he was elected to the Banting and Best Chair of Medical Research, which had been endowed by the Legislature of the Province of Ontario.
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 Prize to Group That Uses Web to Aid Schools - New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Best said more than 150 teachers in the six areas where the organization operates - New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, North Carolina, South Carolina and Los Angeles - had submitted proposals for classroom supplies and other items that their students could package creatively and send to schools in the gulf region.
Morgan Chase and the family of Morton H. Meyerson, an investor who is emerging as a philanthropic force, have put up the money to cover the operating costs of the Gulf Coast effort at the outset.
Best said he and his staff and board members pulled out all the stops to win.
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 Charles Best Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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