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Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group
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Sergio Canavero of the ...
Sergio Canavero of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group has made it known that he intends to announce at this summer's American Academy of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgeons meeting, that he believes he has put together a group of techniques that should make it possible to attach a human donor body to a head.
As a preview, he has published his ideas in Surgical Neurology International.
Past Meetings | The American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons
Sergio Canavero, MD, Director, Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, Turin, Italy
Crumb.com Man About To Get Head Transplant... Um, Is That A Good Idea? - Crumb.com
Dr. Sergio Canavero (Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group) believes that medical expertise and technology has now reached the point where he and another 150 doctors and nurses can place the head of one individual on the body of another, and that the transplanted individual will have a viable opportunity to "live."
Dr. Sergio Canavero
is not considering brain or computer implants.
suggests that there are individuals who have bodies that maintain human life but are compromised by disease or trauma.
This time it's spearheaded by ...
This time it's spearheaded by Sergio Canavero, an Italian neurosurgeon at the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group who has claimed that advances in medical science now make it possible to carry out head transplants that would allow patients to not only survive, but function normally.
And with sufficient financial and legal support, he envisions successfully performing a transplant on a human as early as 2017.
"I think we are now at a point when the technical aspects are all feasible," Canavero told New Scientist.
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Technical barriers to grafting one person's head onto another person's body can now be overcome, says Dr. Sergio Canavero, a member of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group.
In a recent paper, Canavero outlines a procedure modeled on successful head transplants [...] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...