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Cameron Underwood before his suicide attempt, left, after the attempt, center, and after his face transplant, right.

A 26-year-old face transplant patient spoke about the astonishing recovery he made less than three years after attempting suicide

Cameron Underwood of Yuba City, California, was left with a severe gunshot wound to his face when he attempted suicide in June 2016.
Hedda Martin

A medical center allegedly told a single mother to fundraise $10,000 for a heart transplant after saying she didn’t have enough money to cover t...

Hedda Martin, 60, was notified by the transplant committee at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, saying she could not have a heart transplant.

A surgeon inspired by ‘Frankenstein’ claims he has completed the first head transplant on a corpse

An Italian neurosurgeon named Sergio Canavero said he did the world's first human head transplant on a corpse in China. Experts doubt it.

A startup cofounded by a 31-year-old just got a step closer to transplanting pig organs into humans

Egenesis is a startup that's using the gene-editing tool CRISPR to make pig organs viable for transplants into people.

The outlandish surgeon who aims to do the first body transplant says he wants to create a ‘full death experience’

"I want to create a near death experience — actually a full death experience — and see what comes next," Sergio Canavero told Business Insider.

An outlandish surgeon who aims to do the first head transplant has severed and reconnected the spinal cords of 9 mice

Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero and Chinese researchers severed the spinal cords of a group of mice and reconnected them with a mixture he calls "glue."

A startup cofounded by a 30-year-old just got $38 million to revolutionize the way we transplant organs

Egenesis, a startup that's using the gene-editing tool CRISPR to make pig organs viable for transplants into people, just raised $38 million.

2 tragedies intersected to give this man a face transplant — and the story that unfolded is powerful

The Mayo Clinic performed its first face transplant, a procedure that's still rare in the US.

From face transplants to ‘female Viagra,’ these were the medical innovations that defined 2015

From face transplants to a method to rewrite our DNA, 2015 has seen some major biotech breakthroughs.

Doctors think they have developed a successful penis-transplant procedure

Doctors plan to perform the first penis transplants in the US on soldiers with genital injuries.