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Liver transplant pioneer Dr. Thomas Starzl dies

Dr. Thomas Starzl, the pioneer of liver transplantation and the driving force behind the world’s first baboon-to-human liver transplants and research on anti-rejection drugs, has died. He was 90.

The University of Pittsburgh, speaking on behalf of Starzl’s family, says the renowned doctor “died…



Source: LA Times

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