What's the Common Denominator?
Sydney M. Pugh - Millenium Biologix Inc., Kingston, Ontario
Osteoporosis, one of the most common and devastating bone diseases on
earth, is also a serious problem for astronauts, male and female alike.
Millenium Biologix is a Canadian company at the forefront of international
efforts to study and treat this and other crippling bone diseases. This
presentation will focus on OSTEO; an innovative Canadian space experiment
for bone research which the company designed and built under contract
to the Canadian Space agency; and which flew for the first time late last
year on the John Glenn Shuttle mission. It's an example of Canada's involvement
in the space program generating near term "earthly" benefits
that accrue to the whole nation. This presentation will feature a functional
demonstration of equipment actually operated by Senator Glenn during the
Shuttle Discovery mission.
Mr. Pugh is President & CEO of Millenium Biologix Inc., the company
he co-founded in 1993, after an extensive international career in the
medical industry. The Kingston, Ontario based company has developed a
unique synthetic bone technology with a wide variety of applications.
DATE: Thursday, December 2, 1999 from 7:30 am - 9:00 am