Revisiting a 2009 interview with Dr. Robert White of “monkey head transplant” fame.

In 2009, Motherboard conducted the last ever interview with famed neurosurgeon Dr. Robert White. White. While his contributions to neuroscience were many, he is most remembered for the total body transplant he performed on a monkey.

A warning: As an animal advocate, researching and writing this was tough. Reading it or watching the accompanying video may be just as tough.

Meet the Late Dr. Robert White, Who Transplanted the First Monkey Head


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