ProMetic to present at Merriman Curhan Ford's Investor Summit 2008 on September 16th

    Hundreds of Institutional Investors to Attend Conference

    MONTREAL, Sept. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX:PLI)
("ProMetic"), today announced that Mr. Pierre Laurin, President and Chief
Executive Officer, will present at Merriman Curhan Ford's 5th annual Investor
Summit on September 16, 2008 at 16:00 (PDT). This event will be held at the
Mark Hopkins InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco.

    More information about the conference can be found at:

    About Merriman Curhan Ford

    Merriman Curhan Ford (NASDAQ:  MERR) is a financial services firm focused
on fast-growing companies and the institutions who invest in them. The company
offers high-quality investment banking, equity research, institutional
services, primary market research, asset management and corporate & venture
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    About ProMetic Life Sciences Inc.

    ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. ( is a biopharmaceutical
company specialized in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of
a variety of commercial applications derived from its proprietary Mimetic
Ligand(TM) technology. This technology is used in large-scale purification of
biologics and the elimination of pathogens. ProMetic is also active in
therapeutic drug development with the mission to bring to market effective,
innovative, lower cost, less toxic products for the treatment of hematology
and cancer. Its drug discovery platform is focused on replacing complex,
expensive proteins with synthetic "drug-like" protein mimetics. Headquartered
in Montréal (Canada), ProMetic has R&D facilities in the U.K., the U.S. and
Canada, manufacturing facilities in the U.K. and business development
activities in the U.S., Europe, Asia and in the Middle-East.

For further information:

For further information: Pierre Laurin, President and CEO, ProMetic Life
Sciences Inc., (514) 842-9551,; Dominic Sicotte, Echoes
Financial Network Inc., (514) 341-2115,; Anne
Leduc, Manager, Investor Relations & Communications, ProMetic Life Sciences
Inc., (514) 341-2115,; Media Relations: Jules Abraham,
Lippert / Heilshorn & Associates, (212) 838-3777,

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