Man agreed to be the first human being to have a head transplant

April 15, 2015 1:02 AM

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The idea of head transplant was first coined by Dr. Sergio Canavero of Italy. It was in 2013. After probably searching for a person in his right mind to volunteer, he finally found the “one.”

Canavero finally found a volunteer for his head transplant procedure in the person of Valery Spiridonov. Spiridonov, 30, has a rare genetic condition – a Werdnig-Hoffman disease. He is a computer scientist from Russia.

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