World’s First Head Transplant For Terminally Ill Russian Man

Russian computer scientist Valeri Spiridonov is set to undergo the world's first full head transplant
Russian computer scientist Valeri Spiridonov is set to undergo the world’s first full head transplant

Terminally ill man Valery Spiridonov will undergo the world’s first full human head transplant at the hands of controversial surgeon Dr. Sergio Canavero. We take a look at the story on the Lip News with Mark Sovel and Elliot Hill.

Russian computer scientist Valeri Spiridonov is set to undergo the world’s first full head transplant, with the 30-year-old expressing hope of “success” in a pioneering operation he has deemed similar in importance to space travel while speaking in Moscow, Thursday.