Get a sneak peek of new cutting-edge infectious diseases facility

The Imaging Pathogens for Knowledge Translation facility (ImPaKT) is unique in North America, housing a cutting-edge suite of imaging equipment within a high-level containment environment. The facility’s unique features allow researchers unprecedented ability to investigate infectious pathogens like HIV, Staph A and Zika Virus.

Media are invited to get an exclusive look at the facility with a guided tour.

Monday, July 29, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Media tour and one-to-one interviews
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.  Formal remarks

** Meet in the Dental Sciences Lobby – Lower Ground Floor at 9:25 a.m.

Please confirm your attendance with Crystal Mackay and to arrange for interviews.

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

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.

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University is one of Canada’s preeminent medical and dental schools. Established in 1881, it was one of the founding schools of Western University and is known for being the birthplace of family medicine in Canada. For more than 130 years, the School has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and a passion for scientific discovery.