Science in the Cinema

"Living Drugs": A special preview screening

Featuring Dr. Michel Sadelain, 2024 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences recipient,
with Dr. Michael Chu, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard, and Dr. Lorne Tyrrell

Sunday, March 3, 2024

7 - 8:30 p.m. (Doors open 6:30 p.m.)

Free admission and popcorn!

Q & A session to follow.

Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre (8712 - 109 Street) 

We are proud to provide an opportunity to preview a new film entitled "Living Drugs" showcasing the groundbreaking research of Dr. Michel Sadelain which has revolutionized cancer treatment with the genetic engineering of a patient’s own T cells.

Join us in honouring U of A alum Dr. Michel Sadelain, recipient of the 2024 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences - dubbed the “Oscars of Science” - who will be in attendance!

Following the film, a Q & A session with Dr. Sadelain (Memorial Sloan Kettering), Dr. Michael Chu (Cross Cancer Institute & FoMD) and Dr. Hanne Ostergaard (Director, Cancer Institute of Northern Alberta and FoMD) will be facilitated by Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, Distinguished University Professor at the U of A.

Learn more about alumnus Dr. Michel Sadelien and CAR T cell therapy.

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Presented by the Alberta Cancer Foundation, the Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta, Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology and Science in the Cinema.