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In December, the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation will publish an issue dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first human heart transplant, performed by Christiaan Barnard, M.D., in Cape Town, South Africa, on Dec. 3, 1967. VCU cardiologist Michael Hess, M.D., and Sharon Hunt, M.D., of Stanford University, are co-authoring the special issue’s first chapter, “Early Challenges in Cardiac Transplantation.”