© 2023 All Rights reserved WUSF
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Doctors Race to Complete First Face Transplant

The Cleveland Clinic has gotten approval from an independent review panel to proceed with what would be the first face transplant. But experience from other transplants suggests that there could be major psychological and ethical problems.

Copyright 2005 NPR

Award-winning journalist Patti Neighmond is NPR's health policy correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.
WUSF 89.7 depends on donors for the funding it takes to provide you the most trusted source of news and information here in town, across our state, and around the world. Support WUSF now by giving monthly, or make a one-time donation online.