Joseph Edward Murray Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Joseph Edward Murray Biographical File
Date
1993 - 1993
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes a VUMC reporter article

Preferred Citation

Murray, Joseph Edward (b.1919). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

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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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Surgery
  • VUMC History

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