The Future of Head Transplants

0506braintransplant01This News Week article was quite fascinating about Neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero insists that head transplants are not science fiction.  To the tune of $20 million, a 36-hour procedure involving at least 150 people including doctors and virtual reality engineers for a result that isn’t much better than the life of Christopher Reeves.  It all sounds crazy to me but worth reading the article.  President Obama has a special brain initiative at the National Institute of Health dedicating $4.5 Billion in the hopes of curing so many diseases!