Great promise to help children with cerebral palsy, affecting approximately one in every 300 Canadian children.
TORONTO, April 24, 2012 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital invite you to the launch of a new clinical trial in robotic therapy. It could radically change physical therapy for children with disabilities, for the first time in 100 years.
Note to editors: Reporters and photographers are invited to attend.
|What:||Live Demonstration of the Pediatric Lokomat® Pro.|
|When:||April 26, 2012|
|Where:||Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital|
|CIBC, THREE TO BE and KRG Human Movement Lab|
|150 Kilgour Rd., Toronto, ON M4G 1R8|
|Who:||Dr. Virginia Wright, Scientist, Holland Bloorview|
|Dr. Darcy Fehlings, Senior Scientist, Holland Bloorview|
|Geoff Belsher, Managing Director and Group Co-Head, Wholesale Banking, CIBC|
|THREE TO BE Foundation|
|KRG Children's Charitable Foundation|
CIBC is committed to supporting causes that matter to our clients, employees and our communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of employees. With a strategic focus on Kids, Cures and Community, and employee commitment to causes including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, the CIBC Children's Foundation and United Way, we are investing in the social and economic development of communities across the country. In 2011, CIBC contributed over $35 million to charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national, regional and local organizations. To learn more, visit www.cibc.com
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation:
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation raises funds for Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Holland Bloorview is Canada's largest children's rehabilitation hospital. The hospital pioneers treatments, technologies, therapies and real-world programs that give children with disabilities the tools to participate fully in life. For more information, please visit: www.hollandbloorviewfoundation.ca
For further information:
Nicole Watson, Associate Director, Communications and Marketing
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation
T: 416-424-3850 E: [email protected]