Name the Pakistan-born surgeon among team who made history with pig-to-human heart transplant?

A. Dr. Ammar Hameed Khan

B. Dr. Syed Dawood Shah

C. Dr. Mohammad Mohiuddin

D. None of these

Detail:

Dr Mohiuddin did his MBBS from the Dow Medical College, Karachi in 1989 and did his residency at the Civil Hospital Karachi in 1990 and 1991. Between 1991 and 1993, he did his fellowship in transplantation biology and immunology at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Centre. He has made the Pakistani nation proud. Dr Mohiuddin is the director of the university’s xeno­transplant programme. Taking a tissue or organ from a donor of a species and planting it in the body of another species is called xenotransplant or xenografting. The world's first pig-to-human heart transplant was done in the US and the opeartion is done by Dr. Mohammad Mohiuddin 


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