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Sunday, March 02, 2014

Great-West Life has committed $700,000 on PET/MRI Brain Imaging Technology

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Great-West Life has committed $700,000 to support The Royal's Campaign for Mental Health seeking acquisition of PET/MRI Brain Imaging Technology, helping The Royal further advance mental health research and treatment in Canada.
"PET/MRI Brain Imaging Technology will transform the way major mental illness is diagnosed and treated by mapping the changes in brain activity," said Dr. Zul Merali, President and CEO of The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research. "This equipment will be the first of its kind in Canada dedicated to illnesses of the brain."
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"In the course of providing services to millions of Canadians each year, we see the significant negative impacts of mental health issues on a daily basis. Addressing the need for more effective treatment and better outcomes is a goal we passionately support," said Dave Johnston, President and Chief Operating Officer for Great-West Life. "The Royal has long demonstrated leadership in this regard. They are breaking new ground in mental health research. This new commitment builds on our previous support and their efforts to help more people be well."
Since 2005, including this recent commitment, Great-West Life has contributed a total of $1.5 million in support of mental health research and treatment to The Royal. This includes:


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