Dr. Sergio Canavero last year made a vow that he will do the world’s first head transplant, using the body of a dead donor. But while many people doubted this was true, it appears that Dr. Canavero is definitely making plans and attempt to do the first human head transplant in the world!
The Italian neurosurgeon in spite of being a year since he made his proclamation still stands his ground. And this is notwithstanding the experts declaring the doctor’s statements nothing but a hoax or PR stunt!
Many have even made a hypothesis that Dr. Sergio Canavero did it for the promotion of Metal Gear Solid. And that is due to the presence of an uncanny resemblance of the doctor he has to the main character of the game. In fact, there are damning pieces of evidence to prove and support experts’ hypothesis and claims against the neurosurgeon.
WHOLE LOT OF DRAMA AND LAWSUIT
The story is filled with drama. It is a startling publicity and the mess drove its car beyond the boundary of lawsuits.
Irrespective of the legalities of his statements and claims, Dr. Sergio Canavero is unwilling to budge from his stands and continues to execute on his vows.
In a recent interview with The Guardian – Dr. Sergio Canavero was asked, “Why not now?” and he replied by saying that history is filled with trial and error. However, it does not stop dreamers to dream big. People call him crazy, but it doesn’t worry him.
He further adds that such audacious enterprises and actions are crucial parts of scientific innovations and explorations. There’s no denying that society calls such innovators and explorers mad and kooks.
WILL IT BE IN 2017?
Dr. Sergio Canavero at the annual meeting of American Academy of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgeons in 2016 tried to employ specialists from the US and create a team for this endeavor. He also shared that he has made recruitment from Russia, South Korea, and China as well. And he is only waiting for two crucial things – Money and Approval!
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