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Leonard Bailey, surgeon who stoked moral dilemma with baboon-to-human heart transplant, dies at 76

Leonard Bailey, the Loma Linda surgeon who opened new doors in medicine when he transplanted a baboon heart into an infant girl but then endured withering criticism for harvesting an organ from an animal to help save the life of a human, has died after a years-long fight with cancer. He was 76.


Source: Los Angeles Times

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