Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel

Born: June 28, 1873

Died: November 5, 1944

Nationality: French

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: Alexis Carrel was a French surgeon and biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1912 for pioneering vascular suturing techniques. He invented the first perfusion pump with Charles A. Lindbergh opening the way to organ transplantation. He is also known for making famous a miraculous healing at Lourdes by witnessing the event.

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