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Pall Teams Up with RITT to Advance Transplantation Science
EAST HILLS, NY, July 12, 2007-Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) announced the establishment of a collaborative sponsorship agreement with the Research in Immune Tolerance in Transplantation (RITT) program at the Toronto General Hospital (University Health Network) located in Toronto, Canada.
The research and development, training, and education activities that are the focus of this collaboration will take place in the RITT Industrial BioDevelopment Laboratory (http://www.ibdl.ca), a state of the art facility for biotherapeutic and bioassay processing and development. The RITT program is funded jointly by the Canadian federal government (Canada Foundation for Innovation), the province of Ontario (Ontario Research Foundation), and the Toronto General Hospital. The RITT program is headed by Dr. Gary Levy, the director of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program (MOT) at the University Health Network, and one of the world leaders in both transplantation research and clinical practice. The MOT is Canada’s largest organ transplantation program and one of the largest in North America.