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Arthur Coga’s Blood Transfusion (1667)

- April 15, 2014 in arthur coga, blood, experiments, lamb, sheep, transfusion

An account of the first ever blood transfusion involving a human in England. Six months after he successfully completed a blood transfusion between two dogs, the experimental physician Richard Lower administered 9oz of sheep's blood into the body of Arthur Coga, a Divinity Student from Cambridge.

Arthur Coga’s Blood Transfusion (1667)

- April 15, 2014 in arthur coga, blood, experiments, lamb, sheep, transfusion

An account of the first ever blood transfusion involving a human in England. Six months after he successfully completed a blood transfusion between two dogs, the experimental physician Richard Lower administered 9oz of sheep's blood into the body of Arthur Coga, a Divinity Student from Cambridge.