The goal of this podcast is to capture the work of a Banting family historian. Bob Banting has dedicated a large part of his retirement activities to gather data, conduct interviews and collect family memories related to Sir Frederick Banting. He will be sharing his wealth of knowledge throughout these episodes. This podcast will focus on sharing the lesser know details and stories on the life and times of Sir Frederick Banting.
Episode 28 - Canada's gift to the world
In this episode, the years around 1921 are explored in further detail - including Banting's pathway to starting a research project related to diabetes. Details of Dr. Banting's life on a farm in Alliston are revealed, together with some important history of the small farming town. Dr. Banting's appreciate for Canadian's indigenous people is also explored in this episode.
100 Years of Insulin
In this episode, we feature a panel of experts exploring three questions:
Why is the discovery of insulin still relevant today, 100 years later? What is the continued impact of the discovery? What is it about the story that continues to resonate today? Our panelists include Dr. Christopher Rutty (Historian), Dr. Alison Li (Historian), Grant Maltman (Banting House Museum Curator), Bob Banting (Expert on Banting history), and colleagues from the Defining Moments Canada team.
This episode is dedicated to the late Dr. Michael Bliss.
'Beyond Banting' by Krista Lamb
Journalist, author, and podcast host Krista Lamb joins this episode to talk about her recently published book entitled Beyond Banting: From Insulin to Islet Transplants, Decoding Canada’s Diabetes Superstars. This important book describes the research in Canada, related to diabetes, since the discovery of insulin in 1921.
Follow Krista Lamb on Twitter - @KristaLambComms
Banting Genealogy - Brenda Ayers (Part 3)
In the third of a three-part episode, we learn about the Banting Family genealogy from Ms. Brenda Ayers (a member of the Banting family).
Banting Genealogy - Brenda Ayers (part 2)
In the second of a three-part episode, we learn about the Banting Family genealogy from Ms. Brenda Ayers (a member of the Banting family).
Banting Genealogy - Brenda Ayers (part 1)
In the first of a three-part episode, we learn about the Banting Family genealogy from Ms. Brenda Ayers (a member of the Banting family).