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The Discovery of Insulin

The Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition

Series: Heritage

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.

Author Information

BlissMichael:

Michael Bliss is University Professor Emeritus in the Department of History and the History of Medicine Program at the University of Toronto.

Reviews

Washington Post:

"The Discovery of Insulin deserves a place on the bookshelf alongside such eye-openers as James Watson's The Double Helix."

London Review of Books:

'The definitive history ... well written, highly readable.'

British Medical Journal:

"Scrupulously researched and compellingly readable ... I wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone with an interest in diabetes, medical history, or medical scandal and gossip."

$122.00
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Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;

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