Media Advisory - Minister Prentice to make health care research funding announcement

    CALGARY, Dec. 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to
attend a news conference by Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Member of
Parliament for Calgary Centre-North, to make a health care research funding
announcement. Minister Prentice will also tour a health research lab.

    Who: - Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and MP for Calgary Centre-North
         - Dr. Pierre Chartrand, Acting President, Canadian Institutes of
           Health Research
         - Dr. Harvey P. Weingarten, President and Vice-Chancellor,
           University of Calgary
         - Dr. Tom Feasby, Dean of Medicine, University of Calgary
         - Dr. Samuel Weiss, Director, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University
           of Calgary

    When:  Monday December 17, 2007
           2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (mountain time)

    Where: University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
           HRIC Atrium
           Health Sciences Centre
           3330 Hospital Drive NW
           Calgary, Alberta

For further information:

For further information: David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, (613)
941-4563, Cell: (613) 808-7526; Laryssa Waler, Press Secretary, Office of the
Honourable Tony Clement, (613) 957-0200; Lisa Fleece, Communications
Coordinator, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, (403) 220-3558; Karen Thomas, Media
Director, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, (403) 220-2431; Ce
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