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March 18, 2004
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Efford announces funding
for health research
L-R: Minister John Efford, Carolyn Bennett and Dr. Terry Lynn Young
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At a press conference March 5, John Efford, minister of natural resources, on behalf of Pierre Pettigrew, minister of health, announced funding of over $2.1 million for health research in Newfoundland. Minister Efford made the announcement in the laboratory of molecular geneticist Dr. Terry Lynn Young in Memorial University’s Faculty of Medicine. Carolyn Bennett, minister of state (public health), joined Mr. Efford in announcing operating funding for Memorial researchers Dr. Sean Brosnan, Dr. Proton Rahman, Dr. Michiru Hirasawa and Dr. Thomas Michalak, as well as Dr. Young. Following the announcement, Dr. Young (R) gave a laboratory tour to Ministers Efford and Bennett.


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