In memoriam: Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, FACS, organ transplantation pioneer(Comments Off on In memoriam: Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, FACS, organ transplantation pioneer)
Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, FACS, a trailblazing transplant surgeon, died March 4 at age 90.
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