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‘Father of Lung Transplant’ wins age discrimination case

University wins breach of contract claim

A famed surgeon known as the "Father of the Lung Transplant," won a $525,000 verdict in his age-discrimination lawsuit against Washington University after a three-week trial in St. Louis Circuit Court. Dr. Joel Cooper sued the university and his supervisor, Dr. Timothy Eberlein, for age-discrimination alleging the university asked him to step down when he turned ...