IWK Health Centre

IWK Health Centre
National Research Council Canada-NRC

National Research Council Canada-NRC

January 11, 2008 11:51 ET

Media Advisory: IWK Health Centre Opens New Research Lab to Study Pre-Clinical Models of Diseases

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 11, 2008) - The media are invited to the opening of the Biomedical MRI Research Laboratory at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, in conjunction with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC).

Dignitaries include the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for NRC, Dr. Pierre Coulombe, NRC President, Ms. Anne McGuire, President and CEO, IWK Health Centre, and Dr. Patrick McGrath, Vice President, Research, IWK Health Centre.



Date : Monday, January 14, 2008

Time 11:00 a.m. AST

Place : Dr. Richard B. Goldbloom Research and
Clinical Care Pavilion
IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax, NS


In addition to a lab tour, there will be media availability with Minister MacKay and the IWK and NRC research team following the event.

Contact Information

  • IWK Public Relations
    Kelly Morrisey
    902-470-6740
    or
    National Research Council Institute for Biodiagnostics
    Valerie McPherson
    204-984-4890
    or
    Office of the Honourable Jim Prentice
    Minister of Industry
    Deirdra McCracken
    Press Secretary
    613-995-9001