First Organ Transplant Doctor Dead at 93

Dr. Joseph Murray won Nobel for pioneering work

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 27, 2012 1:03 AM CST | Updated Nov 27, 2012 1:18 AM CST

(Newser) – Tens of thousands of people alive today owe their lives to techniques pioneered by Dr. Joseph Murray, who has died at the age of 93 in the same Boston hospital where he carried out the world's first successful human organ transplant. Murray made history...   Read full story »


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