NOTICE OF VACANT POSITIONS IN BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ATAXIA CANADA-CLAUDE ST-JEAN FOUNDATION CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Deadline: September 25th 2015 Dear members, At the November 2015 General Assembly we will have to elect three (3) members for our Association’s Executive Board. In this message we want to invite applications from people who satisfy any of the following criteria: be active in the business sector or in the community, be available, have...

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Does the treatment of rare diseases have a place in tomorrow’s economy in Quebec and Canada?

  Shire, the Irish pharmaceutical company that specializes in the treatment of rare diseases, bought the American group NPS Pharmaceuticals in February 2015 for US$5.2 billion. There have been other financial deals like this recently, always involving amounts in the billions of dollars. For some pharmaceutical companies, developing treatments for...

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