Monday, November 12, 2007

Mississippi Trivia

16. The world's first human lung transplant was performed at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, in 1963. The world's first heart transplant was performed at the Center the following year.

Souce, Visitmississippi.org

3 comments:

Watercolor said...

cool!

vhdawg said...

I don't think I actually knew lung transplants were possible. I've certainly never heard of one.

Susan said...

Yep yep. UMC has an incredible history of medical innovation, which I didn't know until I went to work there.