PreMD Completes Private Placement and Announces Conference Call To Discuss Full Year Results

    TORONTO, March 28 /CNW/ - Predictive medicine company PreMD Inc. (TSX:
PMD; Amex:   PME) today announced that it has completed its previously announced
private placement for gross proceeds of $3,879,965. Under the terms of the
private placement, PreMD issued 2,917,268 units at a price of Cdn. $1.33 per
unit, each unit consisting of one common share and one half of one common
share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant is exercisable at a price of
Cdn. $1.66 per share for a period of three years from the closing date. The
proceeds from the private placement are to be used for general corporate
    "We are pleased by the continuing support provided by our existing base
of institutional shareholders as we continue to execute on our plan to build
market awareness and expand the opportunities for our PREVU(*) technology, while
advancing our pipeline of oncology products," said Dr. Norton, President and
Chief Executive Officer of PreMD. "This financing further secures our ability
to pursue our growth initiatives."
    Separately, PreMD announced that it will hold a conference call and
webcast tomorrow, Thursday, March 29, 2007, at 10:30 a.m. ET, to review its
full year 2006 results and provide an outlook for 2007. To access the
conference call, please dial 416-915-5651 or 1-800-588-4942. A live audio
webcast will be available at, and will be subsequently
archived for three months. To access the replay via telephone, which will be
available until April 5, 2007, please dial 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525 and
enter the passcode 21225276 followed by the number sign.

    About PreMD

    PreMD Inc. is a world leader in predictive medicine, dedicated to
developing rapid, non-invasive tests for the early detection of
life-threatening diseases. PreMD's cardiovascular products are branded as
PREVU(*) Skin Cholesterol Test. The company's cancer tests include
ColorectAlert(TM), LungAlert(TM) and a breast cancer test. PreMD's head office
is located in Toronto, and its research and product development facility is at
McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. For further information, please

    This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements
involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which could cause the
Company's actual results to differ materially from those in the
forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among
others, the successful development or marketing of the Company's products, the
competitiveness of the Company's products if successfully commercialized, the
lack of operating profit and availability of funds and resources to pursue R&D
projects, the successful and timely completion of clinical studies, product
liability, reliance on third-party manufacturers, the ability of the Company
to take advantage of business opportunities, uncertainties related to the
regulatory process, and general changes in economic conditions.
    In addition, while the Company routinely obtains patents for its products
and technology, the protection offered by the Company's patents and patent
applications may be challenged, invalidated or circumvented by our competitors
and there can be no guarantee of our ability to obtain or maintain patent
protection for our products or product candidates.
    Investors should consult the Company's quarterly and annual filings with
the Canadian and U.S. securities commissions for additional information on
risks and uncertainties relating to the forward-looking statements. Investors
are cautioned not to rely on these forward-looking statements. PreMD is
providing this information as of the date of this press release and does not
undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in
this press release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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For further information:

For further information: Brent Norton, President and CEO, Tel: (416)
222-3449 ext. 22, Email:; Ron Hosking, Vice President
Finance and CFO, Tel: (416) 222-3449 ext. 24, Email:

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