MDS to present at UBS 2008 Global Life Sciences Conference

    TORONTO, Sept. 15 /CNW/ - MDS Inc. (TSX: MDS; NYSE:   MDZ), a leading
provider of products and services to the global life-sciences markets, today
announced that Stephen P. DeFalco, President and Chief Executive Officer, will
present at the UBS 2008 Global Life Sciences Conference in New York on Monday,
September 22, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. EDT.
    Interested parties may access the live Webcast of the presentation at through the "Upcoming Events" link on the home page and then by
clicking on the conference link. An audio archive and the presentation slides
will also be available on the MDS Web site in the "For Investors" section,
under "Webcasts & Presentations".

    About MDS Inc.

    MDS Inc. (TSX: MDS; NYSE:   MDZ) is a global life-sciences company that
provides market-leading products and services that our customers need for the
development of drugs and diagnosis and treatment of disease. We are a leading
global provider of pharmaceutical contract research, medical isotopes for
molecular imaging, radiotherapeutics, and analytical instruments. MDS has more
than 5,500 highly skilled people in 29 countries. Find out more at or by calling 1-888-MDS-7222, 24 hours a day.

For further information:

For further information: Kim Lee, Investor Inquiries or Investor
Relations, (416) 213-4721,

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