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Cryogenically frozen brains will be 'woken up' and transplanted in donor bodies within three years, claims surgeon -

People who have had their brains cryogenically frozen could be 'woken up' within three years, a pioneering Italian surgeon has claimed. Professor Sergio Canavero, Director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, is aiming to carry out the first ...and more »

Barking Mad Head Transplant Doctor Claims He'll Revive Frozen Brains in Three Years - Gizmodo

An Italian neuroscientist who says he's planning to perform the world's first head transplant later this year has told a German magazine that he intends to thaw a cryogenically preserved brain and transplant it in a donor body within three years.and more »

Head Transplants: Sergio Canavero Says First Patient Will Be Chinese National, Not Valery Spiridonov - Newsweek

Updated | Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero has announced further details about the plan to carry out the world's first head transplant surgery. In a turn of events, the operation will no longer be performed on Valery Spiridonov, a Russian man ...and more »

An outlandish surgeon who aims to perform the first head transplant just gave a rat a second head - Business Insider

CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero made headlines around the world two years ago with the bold claim that he would soon be stitching one person's head onto another's body. Despite the numerous obstacles ...and more »

Surgeons Conduct Head Transplants on Rats, Say Humans Are Next - Seeker

Chinese scientists have transplanted the head of a donor rat onto the back of a host body, creating an equally garish and impressive two-headed rat that may offer insights into the viability of an eventual human head transplant. The process, which was ...and more »

“Out of his mind” surgeon plans human head transplant, revival of frozen brain - Ars Technica

Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero will undertake the first human head transplant later this year in China, the doctor told German magazine Ooom in an article published Thursday. And, following that effort, he will revive a cryogenically frozen brain ...and more »

Experts Skeptical of Plans for First Human Head Transplant - The Scientist

Despite claims of preclinical success by a leading surgeon, doctors, scientists, and medical ethicists say the science is not ready. By Aggie Mika | May 1, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Reddit Share to Email ...and more »

Scientists in China conduct 'successful' head transplant on rat - The Independent

Scientists in China claim to have conducted a successful head transplant on a rat. Controversial surgeon Sergio Canavero and colleague Xiaoping Ren attached the head of a smaller rat onto a larger one while maintaining the brain activity of the donor.and more »

Cryogenically Frozen Brains Will Be 'Woken up' and Transplanted in Donor Bodies Within Three Years, Neurosurgeon ... - Futurism

Given the remarkable advances that have been made in medicine in recent years, it's hard to believe anything is still truly impossible. Artificial intelligences are diagnosing diseases, real-life cyborgs walk among us, and we're finding promising new ...and more »

'Mad' scientist creates a rat with two heads - The Times

A controversial scientist has transplanted the living head of one rat on to the back of another, in what he claims to be a step towards completing the first human head transplant this year. Other scientists condemned the experiment as “mad” and ...and more »