They spent many hours with Alexis Carrel
at that time discussing subjects 'beyond conventionally-accepted fields of science'.
of the Rockefeller Institute announced his discovery of leukocytes, or white corpuscles, agents in the blood that prevent the spread of infection.
The Lindberghs moved to Europe, where he worked with Alexis Carrel
on the mechanical heart.
They must have wondered how the aviation hero would occupy himself in the research lab of Alexis Carrel
, Nobel laureate in medicine.
The French scientist Alexis Carrel
demonstrated that a heart can be kept alive and functioning indefinitely if the toxins are removed from the blood that feeds it.
Following the kidnapping and death of their infant son, Lindbergh and his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh , moved to Europe, where Lindbergh collaborated with Alexis Carrel
on the development of an artificial heart.
, who won the Nobel prize for Medicine in the 1930s.
In 1910 Alexis Carrel
, at the Rockerfeller Institute, New York, carried out successful incision and suture of the ventricle, and digital exploration of the interior of the heart in dogs.
The Nobel laureate, Alexis Carrel
in 1912 developed the technique of vascular anastomosis and revolutionized the organ transplantation8.
Among the landmark discoveries described are those of the Italian anatomist Giovanni Morgagni, who in the mid-1700s clinched the link between many diseases and distinct changes within the body, and French surgeon Alexis Carrel
, who at the turn of the 20th century demonstrated the plausibility of organ transplants.
Alexis and Carrel were named in honour of Dr Alexis Carrel
, 1912 Nobel Prize winner for his transplant research.