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Despite projections, Hopkins not first to perform US penis transplant

In this May 13, 2016 photo provided by Massachusetts General Hospital, Thomas Manning gives a thumbs up after being asked how he was feeling following the first penis transplant in the United States, in Boston. The organ was transplanted from a deceased donor. (Sam Riley/Mass General Hospital via AP)

BOSTON — A cancer patient received the first penis transplant in the United States and is recovering well from the delicate surgery, doctors said Monday. Thomas Manning of Halifax, Massachusetts, received the transplanted penis in a 15-hour procedure last week, ...

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Young Md. company awarded SBIR grant

Remedium Technologies Inc., of College Park, a startup company founded by University of Maryland graduates, has been awarded a $500,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation to test Hemogrip Foam, the company's sprayable foam to rapidly stop traumatic bleeding.

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Week in review: 7/20/12

Report: Raze Mechanic because of subway jolts A private engineering study has found widespread corrosion in the parking garage beneath the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre due in part to stray electrical currents from subway trains, according to an Owings Mills ...

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Mass. General displaces Hopkins as nation’s top hospital

Boston is celebrating another championship, but this time it’s not a sports team. Massachusetts General Hospital was named Tuesday as the nation’s top hospital by U.S. News and World Report. MGH, which held the No. 2 spot last year, displaced ...

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Lee elected chair of American Board of Plastic Surgery

W. P. Andrew Lee, M.D., 54, director of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and a nationally heralded hand transplant surgeon and researcher, was recently elected as chair of the American ...

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