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StL prof, Miss Mississippi among Transplant Symposium speakers

UMMC Transplant Guild

Begins: Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.
Ends: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall

Contact Info: Tricia Freeman at


​Dr. Krista Lentine, professor of medicine and director of living donation at the Saint Louis University Transplant Center, Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer, UMMC transplant faculty members, an organ donor and a UMMC patient who received a liver transplant are scheduled to speak during University Transplant's annual Mississippi Transplant Symposium Thursday-Friday, Oct. 10-11.

Topics will include trends in transplantation, increasing access to care and the process of being a live donor. Continuing education is available.