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REF NO.: 81

SUBJECT: Major funding announcement to support health-care research

DATE: Nov. 26

Media advisory:

Memorial University will announce a $50-million partnership to strengthen health research in Newfoundland and Labrador Thursday, Nov. 27, at 10 a.m. in room 1M102 of the new Medical Education Centre, adjacent to the Health Sciences Centre.

This collaborative health-care initiative involves federal and provincial government partners along with private sector partner IBM. The funding will support an unprecedented health-care initiative through collaborative, multidisciplinary research.

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