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Aurinia Strengthens Its Senior Management Team with the Appointment of Max Donley & Dr. Glenn Schulman

July 18, 2019
“It is a pleasure to welcome Max and Glenn to the team at this critical juncture for Aurinia. As we continue to build and expand the organization and prepare for the potential U.S.... Learn More

Celgene Exercises Commercial Option for Zymeworks’ Azymetric™ Platform Triggering $7.5MM Milestone Payment

July 16, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Zymeworks Inc. (NYSE/TSX: ZYME), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing multifunctional therapeutics, today announced that its... Learn More

Exact Imaging Receives Frost & Sullivan’s 2019 Imaging Technology Innovation Award

July 2, 2019
TORONTO, CANADA -- Exact Imaging, the world's leader in high-resolution micro-ultrasound systems enabling real-time imaging and biopsy guidance for the prostate, is the proud recipient of Frost... Learn More

Pharmaceutical Industry Executive, Adele M. Gulfo Joins Medexus Pharmaceuticals’ Board of Directors

June 25, 2019
MONTREAL, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medexus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company” or “Medexus”) (TSXV: MDP, OTCQB: PDDPF), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company with... Learn More

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    Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

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