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Andrea Lyon, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) toured the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM) facilities at the St-Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre today.

Hosted by Executive Director of Research Dr. Grant Pierce and CCARM Team Leader Dr. Dan Brown, the group toured the Centre’s laboratories and training facilities. Lyon also had the opportunity to meet with researchers Dr Chris Siow (Innovative Therapy Research), Dr. Thomas Netticadan (Heart Failure Research), and Dr. Randy Aitken (Director, R. O. Burrell Facility).

Ms. Lyon is the Deputy Minister University Champion for the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg and the Deputy Minister Champion for the Community of Federal Regulators.

 

Dr. Dan Brown with Deputy Minister Lyon

Dr. Dan Brown with Deputy Minister Lyon

Deputy Minister Lyon with Dr. Chris Siow

Deputy Minister Lyon with Dr. Chris Siow

Deputy Minister Lyon is greeted by Drs. Dan Brown and Grant Pierce

Deputy Minister Lyon is greeted by Drs. Dan Brown and Grant Pierce

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