Media Advisory - 2nd annual Friesen Prize awarded

    - Public Forum to be held Wednesday -

    CALGARY, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - The Henry G. Friesen International Prize in
Health Research is holding the second annual Public Forum in Montréal this
Wednesday afternoon.

    Laureate Dr. John R. Evans will address the audience with his lecture:
        "The Infinite Horizon of Health Research: Is Canada Visible?"

    Date:        Wednesday, September 19, 2007

    Time:        3:30pm - 4:30pm
                 Reception to follow

    Location:    Hall d'honneur
                 Pavillon Roger-Gaudry
                 Université de Montréal
                 2900 boul Edouard-Montpetit

    The Forum and Reception are open to the public without charge.

    Interview and Photo opportunities available

    Available for comment:
        Dr. John R. Evans, 2007 Prizewinner, Chair, MaRS Discovery District
        Dr. Henry G. Friesen, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
        Dr. Aubie Angel, President, Friends of CIHR
        and others

    See attached media release.

For further information:

For further information: or to schedule an interview contact: Kathryn
Hendrick, (416) 277-6281; Marilyn Williams, (204) 770-6912; Cristina
Castellvi, (416) 506-1597

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