Media Advisory - Governor General to Address Top Canadian Researchers on Dementia in Ottawa on September 30

MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) will be holding its first annual Partners Forum and Scientific meeting in Ottawa at the Bruyère. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will address CCNA Partners and researchers on September 30 at 4:15 p.m.

The CCNA Partners Forum and Science Day will bring together the best and brightest Canadian researchers in dementia and the funding Partners of the CCNA, a unique and dynamic initiative and the premier Canadian research hub for all aspects of research involving neurodegeneration in aging. Researchers will convene over one-and-a-half day to discuss their research progress and present their work to funding Partners. A person living with Alzheimer's disease will address the researchers on October 1.

Media are invited to attend on September 30 at 4:15 p.m. and on October 1, 9-10 a.m.

Who:  

The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA).

What: 

CCNA Annual Partners Forum and Science Day

Where: 

Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital, 75 Bruyère St, Ottawa, ON 

When: 

September 30 – October 1, 2015

 

About the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA)
Established in 2014, the CCNA provides the infrastructure and support that enables collaboration among Canada's top dementia researchers. By accelerating discovery, innovation and the adoption of new knowledge, the CCNA positions Canada as a global leader in increasing understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, working towards prevention, and improving the quality of life for those living with these conditions.

For more information, visit http://ccna-ccnv.ca/en/

 

SOURCE Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging

For further information: Media information: Victor Whitehead, National Operations Manager, CCNA, Montreal office: (514) 340-8222 ext. 5267, Cell phone: (514) 502-5480, Whitehev@gmail.com; Brian Kuan, Communications Officer, CCNA, Montreal office: (514) 340-8222 ext. 2298, Cell phone: (514) 607-0124, brian.kuan@ladydavis.ca

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