John H. Gibbon Jr. MD

Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 1960
"In recognition of his contributions to the knowledge of cardiology, and especially for his achievement in developing and using a heart-lung machine in the first successful surgical correction of a heart defect in a human patient, thus introducing new and practical means for prolonging life among persons with congenital and acquired heart defects."

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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