Latest Face transplant Stories

2009-05-18 15:57:00

MEADVILLE, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using recent advances in transplant surgeries as a focal point, distinguished professionals involved in this quickly changing field will explore how we communicate about identity -- through medicine, books, art, films and journalism -- in a public discussion presented by Allegheny College and held at the Carnegie Science Center at 7:30 p.m.

2009-05-08 21:34:36

Thomas Culp's lawyer insists the U.S. man shot his wife Connie in the face by accident and hopes to reunite with her when he gets out of prison. Connie Culp, who has publicly stated she forgives her husband, underwent the world's first near-total face transplant last December.

2009-05-06 10:51:50

An Ohio woman who became the first U.S. recipient of a face transplant has decided to reveal her identity because she is about to leave the Cleveland Clinic.

2009-05-06 05:50:00

The first woman who had a full blown face transplant showed her new resemblance to the public Tuesday, five years after a shotgun blast left a ghastly hole where the middle of her face had been.

2009-04-11 16:10:23

Doctors in Boston performed the world’s seventh face transplant on Thursday, and are planning more.

2009-04-10 13:00:35

A man severely injured in a fall has undergone the second partial face transplant performed in the United States, says a statement from a Boston hospital. Eight surgeons, led by Dr.

2009-01-21 15:56:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical history was made 10 years ago, greatly impacting the future of transplantation and reconstructive surgery around the world when a team of surgeons performed the first hand transplant in the U.S on January 25, 1999.

2008-12-17 16:14:00

MEADVILLE, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carla Bluhm, a developmental psychologist and visiting assistant professor at Allegheny College, and Nathan Clendenin, Allegheny class of 2007, have recently completed a book on the psychology of face transplants.

2008-12-17 12:00:00

Surgery Largest, Most Complex of Its Kind; 80 Percent of Trauma Patient's Face Transplanted CLEVELAND, Dec.

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