Groundbreaking gene patent announcement in Canada

OTTAWA, March 8, 2016 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) will make an announcement regarding its legal challenge to gene patents.

WHAT:           

Gene patent announcement



WHEN:             

12 Noon



WHERE:           

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt - 340 Albert Street, 19th Floor,
Ottawa



WHO:             

Alex Munter, President and CEO, CHEO




Dr. Gail Graham, Chief and Clinical Geneticist, Department of Genetics, CHEO




Dr. Julie Richer, Clinical Geneticist with postdoctoral fellowship in medical ethics, Department of Genetics, CHEO




Nathaniel Lipkus, Lawyer, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP




Richard Gold, James McGill Professor, McGill University's Faculty of Law and Department of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine

 

SOURCE Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

For further information: Eva Schacherl, Communications Manager and Strategist, Cell: 613-769-5553, eschacherl@cheo.on.ca

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