HALIFAX, July 18 /CNW/ - MedMira Inc., ("MedMira") (TSX Venture: MIR,
NASDAQ: MMIRF) a developer and marketer of rapid diagnostics, announced today
that its president and CEO, Hermes Chan, will host a conference call with
analysts to discuss the company's recent patent announcement and new growth
opportunities for MedMira's rapid flow-through technology platform, beginning
at 1:00 pm EST (2:00 pm AST) on Monday, July 21, 2008.
In order to listen to the conference call, please dial 1-800-732-9307
toll-free anywhere in Canada or the USA, or 1-416-644-3418 in the Toronto
A replay of the call will be available until 23:59 pm EST, Monday,
July 28, 2008 and may be accessed by dialing 1-877-289-8525 toll-free anywhere
in Canada or the USA, or 1-416-640-1917 in the Toronto area, and entering the
pass code 21278759# anytime after the call has ended.
MedMira is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of advanced
rapid diagnostics. Built on the Company's patented rapid flow-through
technology platform, MedMira's single and multiple rapid tests provide
hospitals, labs, clinics and individuals around the world with reliable,
diagnosis for diseases such as HIV and hepatitis C in just three minutes. The
company's tests, which are sold under the Reveal(R), MiraWell(R), MiraCare(TM)
and Multiplo(TM) brands in global markets, have achieved regulatory approvals
in Canada, the United States, China, Russia, India, and the European Union.
MedMira is an approved supplier to US Agency for International Development
(USAID) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
In 2006, MedMira launched the Maple Biosciences division to develop and
commercialize diagnostic instruments based on biosensor technology platforms.
The new diagnostic solutions will enable routine laboratory tests to be
performed in a matter of minutes, increasing automation, and streamlining the
diagnosis of multiple conditions and diseases. Together MedMira and Maple
Biosciences will be leading participants in the emerging fields of
personalized medicine and molecular diagnostics. For more information visit
MedMira's corporate offices, R&D, and manufacturing facilities are
located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. For more information visit MedMira's
website at www.medmira.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements, which involve risk
and uncertainties and reflect the company's current expectation regarding
future events. Actual events could materially differ from those projected
herein and depend on a number of factors including, but not limited to,
changing market conditions, successful and timely completion of clinical
studies, uncertainties related to the regulatory approval process,
establishment of corporate alliances and other risks detailed from time to
time in the company quarterly filings.
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this statement.
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For further information: Dr. James Smith, Investor Relations & Corporate
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