Multi-million dollar gift to support the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital's Open Science Initiative

Donation will help accelerate discovery of innovative therapies for neurological diseases

MONTREAL, Dec. 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to attend the announcement of a transformative donation to the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital's Open Science Initiative. This new contribution will help position McGill University, Montreal, Quebec and Canada as global scientific leaders in expanding the impact of brain research, and accelerate the discovery of ground-breaking therapies to treat patients suffering from a wide range of devastating neurological diseases.

The announcement will be made in the company of a number of very important and distinguished guests, including Mr. Larry Tanenbaum, O.C., Chairman and CEO, Kilmer Van Nostrand Co. Limited; Professor Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University; and Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.

Reminder:


What:

Announcement of a transformative donation to the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.


Who:                   

Distinguished guests, including: 


Mr. Larry Tanenbaum, O.C., Chairman, and CEO, Kilmer Van Nostrand Co. Limited


Professor Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University


Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital


When:                 

Friday, December 16, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.            

Event begins


1:40 p.m.            

Official photo


1:41 p.m.            

Media Q&A session with Mr. Tanenbaum, Professor Fortier and Dr. Rouleau


1:50 p.m.            

One-on-one interviews with Professor Fortier and Dr. Rouleau



Where:

Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
3801 University Street
Montreal, QC H3A 2B4

 

SOURCE McGill University

For further information: Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, 514- 893-3376, shawn.hayward@mcgill.ca; Cynthia Lee, McGill University, 514-793-6753, cyntha.lee@mcgill.ca

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