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REF NO.: 263

SUBJECT: Lecture on stem cells and current research

DATE: March 21

On Wednesday, April 6, 2005, the ALSand Parkinson Societies will sponsor a public lecture by Dr.Dale Corbett entitled Can Stem Cells be Used to Repair the Damaged Brain? Dr.Corbett is a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Stroke and Neuroplasticity and professor of neurosciences in the Division of Basic Medical Sciences of the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University.

This free public lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in room SN-2109 of the Science Building on Memorial University’s St. John’scampus. Free parking is available in Lot15, which can be accessed from Russell Road off Elizabeth Avenue.

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For further information contact Patricia Morrissey, executive director, Parkinson Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, 709-754-4428 or


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