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The Discovery of Insulin

The Discovery of Insulin( )
Author: Bliss, Michael
Publication Date:Jul 2000
Publisher:University of Toronto Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

In this engaging and award-winning account, historian Michael Bliss recounts the fascinating story behind the discovery of insulin - a story as much filled with fiery confrontation and intense competition as medical dedication and scientific genius.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Endocrinology & Metabolism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.89 x 8.96 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds
Author Biography
Bliss, Michael (Author)
John William Michael Bliss was born in Leamington, Ontario, Canada on January 18, 1941. He graduated from the University of Toronto. He taught at the University of Toronto from 1968 until 2006. He was a historian of Canadian business and politics as well as medicine. He wrote 14 books during his lifetime including A Canadian Millionaire, The Discovery of Insulin, Banting: A Biography, William Osler: A Life in Medicine, and Harvey Cushing: A Life in Surgery. He was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 2016. He died from complications of vasculitis, an inflammatory blood vessel disease, on May 18, 2017 at the age of 76.


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