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Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and
Richard J. Solove Research Institute
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Hematology
Starling Loving Hall
A361 Starling Loving Hall
320 W. 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
April 30, 2014
We are pleased to announce that the Ohio State University TTP/aHUS Research Program will again
be holding a patient support group meeting on the campus of the Ohio State University Medical
Center. The goal of the meeting is to provide a forum for patients and their family/friends to
discuss on an informal basis any questions related to their previous diagnosis and treatment for
thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) or atypical HUS, a condition closely related to TTP.
We will also be presenting some of the research that has been ongoing at Ohio State that has
involved many of our patients, and has benefited many of our patients. Members of the Ohio State
Research program will be present to help facilitate discussions and answer any questions that may
arise.
Please note that the meeting will take place at a different location. The meeting will be held
on Tuesday June 3rd at 5:00 pm, in Room 100 on the first floor of Starling Loving Hall, 320
W. 10th Ave. in Columbus, Ohio. Starling Loving Hall is located across the street from the
James Cancer Hospital. Parking passes will be available that will allow you to exit from Parking
Garages without expense to you. An informal dinner will be served beginning at 5:30pm, with an
open discussion/questions and answer session beginning shortly after at approximately 5:45 pm.
Please feel free to pass this invitation along to others who may be interested in attending the TTP
Patient Support Group meeting. We only ask that you RSVP by Thursday May 29th to allow us to
prepare for the number of participants at the meeting. Please contact Linda Young by email
([email protected]) or phone (614-293-2887) to RSVP for the meeting.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions. We look forward to seeing you at
the meeting in November.
Sincerely,
Spero R. Cataland, MD
Haifeng M. Wu, MD
Leslie Witkoff, RN
Victoria Haley, RN
Linda Young
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