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June 8, 2000

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Hopkins Hosts 400 Transplant Patients at Conference June 10

Congressman Elijah Cummings to deliver keynote address

U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) will give the keynote address at a day-long educational seminar Saturday, June 10, sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center, at Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn. More than 400 transplant patients and their families from across the country are expected to attend.

The third annual conference, "Transplant: Bridges to a New Life," will address issues affecting the everyday lives of transplant recipients, candidates and their family members.

Among other topics, speakers from Hopkins, the Transplant Resource Center of Maryland and the National Institutes of Health will cover:

The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information about the conference, please call the transplant center at 410-614-3791. To interview any of the speakers, contact me at 410-955-1534 or kinfeld@jhmi.edu.

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