First person to receive pig heart transplant dies

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David Bennet, the first person in the world to receive a genetically modified pig's heart died at the University of Maryland Medical Center, United States of America. He was an American. 

He was the first person in the world to successfully receive a genetically modified animal organ.


The process of transplanting or grafting of animal organs is known as Xenotransplantation.

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