Joseph Murray

Joseph Murray

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Joseph Edward Murray (born 1 April 1919) is a retired American plastic surgeon. He performed the first successful human kidney transplant on identical twins in 1954 december 23rd. Murray shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1990 with E. Donnall Thomas for work on organ and cell transplantation. Murray was born the son of William A. Murray and Mary DePasquale and grew up in Milford, MA. He was a star athlete at the Milford High School. Murray excelled in football, ice hockey, and baseball. Upon graduation, Murray attended the College of the Holy Cross and was prepared to play baseball. The baseball practices and medical labs were scheduledwas forced to give up baseball. Murray later attended Harvard Medical School. After graduating from medical school, Murray joined the US Army where he studied surgery at Valley Forge General Hospital in Pennsylvania.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135863479
  • 9786135863475