/R E P E A T -- Merck to announce new multi-million dollar public-private partnership into academic research to support research

/R E P E A T -- Merck to announce new multi-million dollar public-private 
partnership into academic research to support research in patient-centered 
care/ 
Join one of Canada's top R&D investors on Friday, September 27 during the 
Sherbrooke International Life Sciences Summit 
SHERBROOKE, QC, Sept. 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited 
to attend a special announcement during which a multi-million dollar 
public-private partnership will be announced as the next installment of 
Merck's $100-million commitment to fund research in Quebec. The announcement 
will be made in the company of: Dr. Réjean Hébert, Québec Minister of 
Health and Social Services; Dr. Renaldo Battista, Scientific Director, Fonds 
de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS), and Dr. Thomas R. Cannell, President 
and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc. 
REMINDER: 
WHAT:    Special announcement at the Sherbrooke International Life 


         Sciences Summit
    WHO:     Dr. Réjean Hébert, Québec Minister of Health and Social
         Services
         Dr. Renaldo Battista, Scientific Director, FRQS
         Dr. Thomas R. Cannell, President and Managing Director, Merck
         Canada Inc.
    WHEN:    Friday, September 27(th), 2013 at 11:45 a.m.
         11:45 a.m.  Press conference begins
         12:05 p.m.  Q&A
         12:10 p.m.   One-on-one interviews and photo opportunity
    WHERE:   Delta Hotel and Conference Center -Lac Aylmer Room (2(nd)
         floor)
         2685 King Street West
         Sherbrooke, QC J1L 1C1







SOURCE  Merck 
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ST: Quebec
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