Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc.

September 08, 2010 14:49 ET

Neurokine Announces Formation of Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2010) - Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB:NEUKF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Patrick McGeer has joined its newly formed Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board.

Dr. McGeer is universally acknowledged as one of the leading researchers on Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases and is among the world's top 100 most highly cited neuroscientists. In addition to research, Dr. Patrick McGeer also served as MLA and B.C. Cabinet Minister until 1986, and created the Open Learning Institute of B.C. In 2004, Dr. McGeer was awarded the Henry Wisniewski prize given to the top Alzheimer's disease researcher. He has received an Honourary Doctor of Science degree from UBC, the Medal of Service from the Cam Coady Foundation, the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry Prize from the University of Toronto, and a lifetime achievement award from the Science Council of B.C. Dr. McGeer was appointed as Officer of the Order of Canada in 1995, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2002.

About Neurokine

Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc. focuses on development of new use for existing marketed products for diseases mediated by acute and chronic inflammatory reactions. The company is developing proprietary encapsulation technology to allow better blood brain barrier penetration to initiate or enhance therapeutic effects of anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

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Contact Information

  • Neurokine Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Ahmad Doroudian, Ph.D.
    President and CEO
    (604) 805-7783