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Will head transplants create an entirely new person?

1 year, 11 months ago

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Posted on Jul 03, 2015, 1 p.m.

Reported by medicalxpress.com

The world's first full head transplant could take place as soon as 2017 if the controversial plans by Italian neuroscientist Dr Sergio Canavero come to pass. Wheelchair-bound Valery Spiridonov, who has the muscle-wasting Werdnig Hoffman disease, has volunteered to have his head transplanted onto a healthy body in a day-long operation.

Read more: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-06-transplants-person.html

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Learn more: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3821155/

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