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2018/01/22
Media Advisory: MP Housefather to announce investment in dementia research

 


January 22, 2018 – Montreal, Quebec – Mr. Anthony Housefather, Member of Parliament for Mount Royal, will announce, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, funding to advance dementia research in Canada and tour the Jewish General Hospital’s Lady Davis Institute.

He will be joined by Dr. Yves Joanette, Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Aging and Chair of the World Dementia Council, and Dr. Gerard Batist, Acting Director of the Lady Davis Institute.

Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Time: 9:30 a.m. – Announcement
           9:45 a.m. – Tour

Location: Jewish General Hospital
                  5750 Côte-des-Neiges road
                  Pavilion A, 2nd floor, library foyer
                  Montreal, Quebec

Media Inquiries

Thierry Bélair
Office of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Health
613-957-0200

David Coulombe
Media Relations
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
613-941-4563
mediarelations@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

Emmanuelle Paciullo
Media Relations
Jewish General Hospital
514-340-8222 ext. 24120
epaciullo@jgh.mcgill.ca