Surgeon who transplanted baboon heart into baby dies

LOMA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Leonard Bailey, who in 1984 transplanted a baboon heart into a tiny newborn dubbed “Baby Fae” in a pioneering operation that sparked both worldwide acclaim and condemnation, has died. He was 76. Bailey died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, said a statement from Loma Linda University Health, […]

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