Media Advisory - Scientists Deliver on Stem Cell Therapy for Pulmonary Hypertension

    MONTREAL, June 17 /CNW Telbec/ - The Jewish General Hospital's Centre for
Pulmonary Vascular Disease is pleased to invite you to attend the presentation
of a promising study on genetically modified stem cells for the treatment of
pulmonary hypertension.
    Media representatives are invited to a news conference for the
presentation of these results. The conference will take place on Thursday,
June 19, 2008, at 10 a.m. at the Jewish General Hospital, 3999 Côte
Sainte-Catherine, Montreal.

    WHO:    Dr. Jacques Galipeau, Hematologist and stem cell researcher
            Jewish General Hospital

            Dr. David Langleben, Director, Centre for Pulmonary Vascular
            Jewish General Hospital

            Two patients who were treated with their own gene-modified stem

    WHAT:   Scientists deliver on stem cell therapy for pulmonary

    WHERE:  Jewish General Hospital
            Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
            Bloomfield Lecture Hall
            3999 Côte Ste-Catherine
            Montreal, QC H3T 1E2

    WHEN:   Thursday, June 19, 2008, 10 a.m.

    Parking will be made available in the Visitors Parking Lot located on
    Légaré Street.

For further information:

For further information: Glenn J. Nashen, Director; Reena Kudhail,
Communications Specialist Public Affairs & Communications, Jewish General
Hospital, (514) 340-8222 x 4120,;

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