In this issue:

Member & Local News

  • IMRIS Receives Health Canada Approval for AccuTrack   
  • A Superfood Arrives: Winnipegger First Out With Sea Buckthorn Products   
  • DiaMedica Expands Scientific Advisory Board with the Appointment of John M. Amatruda, M.D.     
  • Pfizer Profit Beats Analyst Estimates on Pain Drug Sales

Life Science in the News  

  • Less Funding for Biotech R&D Creates Opportunities for CROs 
  • Genetically Engineered Animals and Public Health  
  • Health Unit Tracks Ticks in Lyme Disease Fight   
  • Hands Off My Device! Could Medical Device Hacking Become a Problem?

You’ll Never Guess What Manitoba Company Solanyl Biopolyner Inc. is Doing With Potato Starch! 

Events

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About the Life Science Association of Manitoba (LSAM): 

LSAM represents all those involved in the Life Science Sector in Manitoba. The Life Science Sector focuses on the use of innovative biological tools and products, the creation of wealth and sustainability in the production of medical treatments, diagnostics, more-nutritional foods, energy, chemicals, and materials, while improving the quality of the environment.

The Life Science sector is a key to economic growth within the Province of Manitoba and is currently estimated to contribute more than 7% of the province’s GDP. In addition to generating value on its own, the Life Science sector is helping to grow and sustain competitiveness in ailing and traditional sectors of the economy, through the application of new and innovative products and processes. 

To find out more about LSAM visit its website here