MDS to Release Third Quarter 2008 Results

    TORONTO, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - MDS Inc. (TSX: MDS; NYSE:   MDZ), a leading
provider of products and services to the global life sciences markets,
announced that the Company will report third quarter results for 2008 on
Thursday, September 4.
    The Company will also host an analyst conference call with Stephen P.
DeFalco, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Douglas Prince, Executive
Vice-President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, to discuss the results
with analysts. The call will be webcast live at 9:30 am EST on September 4th.
    Interested parties may access the live webcast of the conference call
from the MDS website at Following the call, an audio archive
and the presentation slides will be available on the website in the "For
Investors" section under "Webcasts & Presentations".

    About MDS

    MDS is a global life sciences company that provides market-leading
products and services that our customers need for the development of drugs and
the 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: Media: Janet Ko, MDS Inc., (416) 213-4167,; Investors: Kim Lee, MDS Inc., (416) 675-6777 x 34721,

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