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The first surgical implantation of genetically modified tissue into the brain of an Alzheimer's patient took place on April 5, 2001 at UCSD's John and Sally B. Thornton Hospital in La Jolla. Photo4.tiff   Photo4.jpg Photo4.eps
In the MRI suite, Dr. Mark Tuszynski and members of the surgical team discuss the brain coordinates for the tissue implants.  MRI Suite.tif   MRI Suite.jpg


Left to right, Drs. Mark Tuszynski, John Alksne and Hoi Sang U in surgery with the first patient to receive surgically implanted genetically modified tissue for Alzheimer's disease.  Surgery.tif   Surgery.jpg
Mark Tuszynski, M.D., Ph.D. and Hoi Sang U, M.D. TuszU.tif   TuszU.jpg  TuszU.eps


Dr. Hoi Sang U developed special surgical tools for the procedure.  U.tif   U.jpg