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John James Rickard Macleod
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Born 6 September 1876
Cluny, Scotland
Died 16 March 1935
Alma mater University of Aberdeen
University of Leipzig
Known for Insulin
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1923)
Scientific career
Fields Physiology
Institutions University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

John Macleod (John James Rickard Macleod, 6 September 1876 – 16 March 1935) was an Scottish physiologist. He won the 1923 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, with Frederick Banting, for the discovery of insulin.


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