Michael Bliss’s books in medical history include The Discovery of Insulin (University of Chicago Press, 1982), Banting: A Biography (University of Toronto Press, 1992), William Osler: A Life in Medicine (University of Toronto Press, 1999), Harvey Cushing: A Life in Surgery (University of Toronto Press, 2007) and The Making of Modern Medicine: Turning Points in the Treatment of Disease (University of Chicago Press, 2011).
Articles by Michael Bliss
- Brain Surgery (May 2016)
A review of The Wounded Brain Healed: The Golden Age of the Montreal Neurological Institute, 1934–1984, by William Feindel and Richard Leblanc
- Medical Mountaineering (April 2004)
A review of Kenneth George McKenzie, 1892–1964: The Founding of Canadian Neurosurgery, by T.P.Morley.
- The Promise and Glory of Stem Cells (April 2012)
A review of Dreams and Due Diligence: Till and McCulloch’s Stem Cell Discovery and Legacy, by Joe Scornberger
- W.H.O. is Brock Chisholm? (June 2008)
A review of John Farley’s Brock Chisholm, the World Health Organization and the Cold War
- Has Canada Failed? (March 2006)