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Catching the Future of Life Sciences and the Opportunities for Canada

September 21, 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2018--In celebration of Global Biotech Week, CDRD and BIOTECanada invite you to a thought-provoking evening to experience changes in life sciences and biotechnology that are unfolding today.

Join futurist Juan Enriquez, noted author (As the Future Catches You), Harvard professor, biotechnology entrepreneur, and investor who will be joined by Dr. Kym Boycott, Chair of the International Rare Disease Research Consortium and Clinical Genetist at CHEO in discussions moderated by Alison Smith, CPAC.

In addition, David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and MP representing LaSalle-Émard-Verdun, CDRD President and CEO Gordon C. McCauley, and BIOTECanada President and CEO Andrew Casey will also be on hand to discuss the rapid expansion of life sciences and the enormous economic opportunities this presents for Canada.

RSVP: Members of the media who are planning to attend the event are asked to RSVP to Aurelina Rodrigues via email aurelina.rodrigues@biotech.ca by Monday, September 24, 2018.

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CONTACT: CDRD

Julia White, 604-307-2372

jwhite@cdrd.ca

www.cdrd.ca

or

BIOTECanada

Nadine Lunt, 613-230-5585 ext. 257

Nadine.Lunt@biotech.ca

www.biotech.ca

KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY GENETICS PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT OTHER GOVERNMENT OTHER SCIENCE SCIENCE

SOURCE: The Centre for Drug Research and Development

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