OTTAWA, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, and Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, will announce new support for 30 cutting-edge research projects that will improve health care and medical technology for Canadians.
The announcement will be followed by a media availability with the Minister. Researchers and patients will also be available to speak to the media.
Media are then welcome to join a lab tour and view a demonstration in the Institute's cardiac tissue engineering lab.
June 13, 2018
9:30 a.m. EST
Centre Foustanellas, 2nd floor
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
40 Ruskin St.
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7
SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research
For further information: Media Inquiries: Caroline Thériault, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 613-462-5473, [email protected]; Thierry Bélair, Office of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, 613-957-0200; David Coulombe, Media Relations, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 613-941-4563, [email protected]; Ann Marie Paquet, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Science, (613) 404-2733, [email protected]; Martin Leroux, Senior Communications Advisor, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, (613) 943-7618, [email protected]