Head Transplant Performed on Monkey, Claims Surgeon

January 20, 2016: Read article in Discovery News.

Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero is moving ahead with plans to perform a human head transplant in 2017, with his volunteer patient Valery Spiridonov. Canavero has now announced that he recently performed a successful head transplant on a monkey, although he has not published a peer-reviewed article on the subject as of yet.