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April 1, 1919 - November 26, 2012
| Age 93
MARK PRATT, The Associated Press
BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Joseph E. Murray, who performed the world's first successful kidney transplant and won a Nobel Prize for his pioneering work, has died. He was 93.
Murray suffered a stroke at his suburban Boston home on Thanksgiving and died at Brigham and Women's Hospital on Monday, hospital spokesman Tom Langford said.
Since the first kidney transplants on identical twins, hundreds of thousands of transplants on a variety of...
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