Joseph Edward Murray (b.1919) biographical file

Identifier: EBL-0730

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Biographical file includes a VUMC reporter article


  • 1993 - 1993

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Joseph Edward Murray, M.D., D.Sc., served as a visiting professor for the Vanderbilt Transplant Center's second Shumway Lectureship Endowmen Series program in 1993. Murray, a Nobel laureate, performed the first successful human renal transplant in 1954. He also performed the first successful kidney transplant just two years after he was board certified in general surgery.


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