HALIFAX, NS, June 12 /CNW/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a
vaccine development company, has awarded the $1,000 Warwick Kimmins Science
Scholarship today to Alecia Kennedy. Alecia is graduating from Northeast Kings
Education Centre in NS and will be attending St. Francis Xavier University in
"To win this scholarship Alecia wrote a compelling essay on her belief
that further research into stem cells and regenerative medicine has the
potential to revolutionize organ transplant surgery," said Brian Lowe, Vice
President of IVT.
Organ transplant surgeries are of particular interest to Alecia, as she
recently had a family member undergo a kidney transplant.
"She is an excellent student with a genuine interest in scientific
research. We are pleased to offer her this scholarship and wish her well in
pursuing her Bachelor of Science degree," continued Lowe.
The scholarship is in memory of IVT's founder, Dr. Warwick Kimmins.
Kimmins, was the former Dean of the Faculty of Science at Dalhousie University
and was instrumental in bringing IVT to where it is today.
ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. is a vaccine development company. Through
its own biotech research, patented DepoVax(TM) technologies, and
collaborations with partners, IVT creates vaccines with the potential to help
save and improve lives around the world. www.immunovaccine.com.
For further information:
For further information: Brian Lowe, Vice President IVT, (902) 492-1819,
firstname.lastname@example.org; Jennifer Ayotte, Communications, (902) 209-4704,