Media Advisory - Minister Philpott to make national health research announcement

OTTAWA, March 30, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, will make a national announcement regarding support for research that will benefit Canadians living with chronic diseases.

The Minister will be joined by Filomena Tassi, Member of Parliament for Hamilton West – AncasterDundas, Dr. Alain Beaudet, President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Dr. Patrick Deane, President and Vice-Chancellor of McMaster University, Dr. John Kelton, Dean and Vice-President of McMaster University's Faculty of Health Sciences, along with researchers and patient representatives.



Thursday, March 31, 2016


9:15 a.m.


Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute, Atrium
Third Floor, Blue Elevators
McMaster University Health Sciences Centre
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario




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SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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For further information: For media assistance contact: Christina Lazarova, Office of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, 613-957-0200,; Veronica McGuire, Media Relations, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 905-525-9140, ext. 22169,; David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, 613-941-4563,


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