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Surgeon Plans Human Head Transplant, Eyes Chinese National As First Patient - Tech Times

The first head transplant surgery in the world will not be on the Russian volunteer but with a Chinese national, according to the office of the Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero. In a new update, the neurosurgeon said that the operation will no ...and more »

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

After 14 head transplants on rats, a pair of surgeons say they will attempt a human head transplant in the next 10 months in China. By Eva Hershaw. Published On 05/01/2017. 9:37 AM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email. Chinese scientists ...and more »

Can Human Head Transplant Become A Reality? Scientist Plans To Test Procedure By December 2017 - Tech Times

A controversial scientist and his team claimed to have performed a successful head transplant on mice. Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero and colleagues were able to transplant a small rat head into a bigger rat sans blood loss or hypothermia ...and more »

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 »

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

Sergio-Canavero Xiaoping Ren Xiaoping Ren and Sergio Canavero, the surgeons behind the plans for the world's first human head transplant. OOOM-Sergio Canavero. Share. Tech & Science head transplant sergio canavero Valery Spiridonov. Updated | Italian ...and more »

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

mouse side heads 1 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 ...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 »

Scientists carry out full head transplant on rats - The Independent

Scientists have carried out a successful head transplant on rats ahead of plans to attempt a similar operation on a human later this year. During the procedure, the head of a smaller rat was attached to the body of a larger rodent. Rather than simply ...and more »

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

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. A third rat was used to keep up blood pressure on the rats being operated on, which ...and more »

This Surgeon Just Transplanted a Second Head to a Rat -- Are Humans Next? - Nature World News

The world's first head transplant just happened. Sergio Canavero, an Italian neurosurgeon who made news in 2013 with his bold proposal of conducting the world's first head transplant, revealed that he has given a rat a second head. Back in 2013 when ...and more »