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University of Maryland School of Medicine

In a First, Pakistani American Doctor Successfully Implants Pig Heart in Human

Considered one of the world’s foremost experts on transplanting animal organs, known as xenotransplantation, Muhammad M. Mohiuddin, MD, professor of surgery at UMSOM, joined the UMSOM faculty five years ago and established the Cardiac Xenotransplantation Program with Griffith.

A Pakistani-American Doctor Tries to Save Human Lives with Pig Hearts

Muhammad Mohiuddin is at the center of xenotransplantation research, which involves grafting animal organs into dying patients.

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