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March 12, 2010 17:04 ET

Media Advisory: New Brain Scan Research Lab to Study Brain Function and Neurological Diseases

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - March 12, 2010) - The media are invited to the opening of the Laboratory for Clinical Magnetoencephalography (MEG), a leading-edge clinical research centre based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The MEG Lab is a collaboration between the IWK Health Centre and the NRC, in partnership with Elekta Neuromag of Finland.

Dignitaries include Senator Stephen Greene (Nova Scotia), Dr. Roman Szumski, NRC Vice President - Life Sciences, Dr. Patrick McGrath, Vice President - Research, IWK Health Centre and Mr. Stephen Otto, Chairman of Elekta Neuromag.

Date : Monday, March 15, 2010
Time : 10:00 a.m. ADT
Place : Gallery of the Richard Goldbloom Research and Clinical Care Pavilion
  IWK Health Centre
  5850/5980 University Avenue
  Halifax, NS

In addition to a lab tour, media are invited to meet with Senator Greene and the IWK and NRC research team following the event.

Media are asked to come to IWK Public Relations, main floor, Women's Building in advance of the announcement.

www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Contact Information

  • IWK Health Centre
    Nick Cox, Public Relations
    902-470-6740
    or
    National Research Council Institute for Biodiagnostics
    Valerie McPherson, Communications
    204-984-4890
    or
    Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    Gary Toft
    Director of Communications
    613-943-7599