Murray, Joseph E., 1919-2012

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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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referencedIn Papers, 1902-2003. Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
creatorOf Cannon, Bradford. Papers, 1902-2003. Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
creatorOf Murray, Joseph E., 1919-. Papers, 1916-1999. Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
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Surgery, Plastic
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Plastic surgeons


Birth 1919-04-01

Death 2012-11-26




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SNAC ID: 75981224