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$500,000 for health research at the IRCM

July 17 2012 | Donation

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The IRCM Foundation is pleased to announce an exceptional contribution by the Gosselin Family Foundation to its Give for Life major fundraising campaign. A donation of $500,000 was made to support health research at the IRCM.
 
“It is with conviction that our Foundation decided to participate in the IRCM Foundation’s major fundraising campaign,” said Diane and Léon Gosselin. “We believe in the IRCM, an internally-renowned institution, which invaluably contributes to improving the health of our society.”
 
“We are proud of the confidence Mr. and Mrs. Gosselin have placed in our institute,” mentioned the Institut’s President and Scientific Director, Tarik Möröy. “Their donation will allow us to fund priority projects at the IRCM.”
 
Léon Gosselin is the founder of Axcan Pharma, a pharmaceutical company known today as Aptalis. Mr. Gosselin is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors for CQDM (Québec Consortium for Drug Discovery).