Murray, Joseph E., 1919-2012

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Birth 1919-04-01
Death 2012-11-26
English

Biographical notes:

Joseph E. Murray, plastic surgeon, B.A Holy Cross College, 1940 and M.D. Harvard, 1943. Professor of Surgery Harvard Medical School, Chief of Plastic Surgery Brigham Hospital and Children's Hospital. Received the Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1990 for performing the world's first human kidney transplant in 1954. Murray conducted research on immunosuppression and developed techniques in cranio-facial surgery.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1999. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 231042262

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Subjects:

  • Transplantation
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc

Occupations:

  • Plastic surgeons

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