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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1990

For their discoveries concerning organ and cell transplantation in the treatment of human disease
Name - Joseph E. Murray
Date of birth - April 1, 1919
InstitutionsBrigham and Women's Hospital Boston, MA, USA
Country - USA

Description - Joseph Edward Murray (born 1 April 1919) is a retired American plastic surgeon.[1] He performed the first successful human kidney transplant from an adult to his identical twin in 1954.


Name - E. Donnall Thomas
Date of birth - March 15, 1920
InstitutionsFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA, USA
Country - USA

Description - Dr. Edward Donnall (Don) Thomas is an American physician, professor emeritus at the University of Washington, and director emeritus of the clinical research division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.