An Italian neuroscientist researching the possibility of human head transplants believes that the procedure could help people with gender dysmorphia. Dr Sergio Canavero, of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, published a summary of the technique, known as ‘Gemini’ spinal cord fusion, in the Surgical Neurology International journal this month. In an interview with Newsweek, Dr Canavero said that the procedure could have wide-ranging implications for those who feel trapped in their own bodies, a condition he says prompts many to commit suicide. “Why not give them a chance?” he says.
Source: FLASHBACK: Because why not? Head transplants ‘could replace gender reassignment surgery’ for gender dysphoria