Media Advisory: London Medical Network announces new research and commercialization centre

Members of the media are invited to attend as the London Medical Network announces the establishment of a new research, development and commercialization centre at Western University’s Discovery Park.

The new centre is based on an important industry partnership and will focus on the creation of medical instruments and surgical solutions.

WHAT: London Medical Network announcement
WHEN: Friday, April 21, 2017, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Western University Discovery Park, 800 Collip Circle, London, ON

Event details:
10:00 a.m. VIP and media tour
10:15 a.m. Formal remarks led by MP Peter Fragiskatos, London North Centre; and, MP Kate Young, London West
11:00 a.m. Wrap-up and media availability

MEDIA CONTACT: Crystal Mackay, Media Relations Officer, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, t. 519.661.2111 ext. 80387, c. 519.933.5944, @CrystalMackay

The London Medical Network (LMN) is a city-wide, cross-disciplinary, enterprise that aims to initiate, validate, translate and commercialize medical research and discoveries into market-ready health care solutions. This unique multi-institutional collaboration that includes Western University, Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Robarts Research Institute, Lawson Health Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph’s Health Care London, the City of London, and the public and private sector, is united around a single vision and a common purpose – to harness the expertise of some of the world’s top clinicians and scientists together with entrepreneurs and industry leaders to create a hub of innovation and commercialization. The focus is on resolving some of the world’s most challenging health care issues.

Western delivers an academic experience second to none. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community.