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Second Annual International Models of Human Diseases Conference

Toronto, Ontario
June 28, 2010

8.30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Stone Lobby, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King’s College Circle, University of Toronto

“Models of Human Diseases” is an ambitious initiative started by two University of Toronto researchers, Drs. Lorelei and Rosalind Silverman. The project aims to accelerate the drug discovery process by improving communication between academic research groups, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and patient advocacy groups. It is a new and growing forum for global scientific collaboration.

n Tuesday 28th June 2011 the initiative will host its second“Annual International Models of Human Diseases conference” at the University of Toronto and all biomedical research scientists are invited to attend to present and discuss their work.Although the conference is being held at the University of Toronto it will also be an online conference so that researchers from all over the world can contribute easily and in an environmentally conscious way.

Speakers at the conference will include Dr. Peter Backx, Annie Cartman,Dr. Robert Gerlai,Dr. Avrum Gotlieb,Dr. Jeff Henderson, Dr. Mingyao Liu, Dr. Cindi Morshead,Dr. Eric Ostertag,  Dr. Peter J. O’Brien,Dr. Peter Wells.

For more information, or if you would like to get involved by contributing data to the project, volunteering or providing sponsorship, please visit