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Prometic provides information for its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

MONTREAL, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. ("ProMetic") (TSX:PLI) will host its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. (EDT). The Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders ("Meeting") will be held at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts located at 1379 Sherbrooke Street West in Montreal. Points to be covered are:

- Items on the Meeting's agenda as per the Management Information


- Corporate Presentations

- MacoPharma presents update on launch of P-Capt(R) prion capture


- Protein Technologies business update

- Anemia drugs program update - PBI-1402 and analogues

- Corporate strategy to build shareholder value

Following these presentations shareholders and guests will have the opportunity of viewing displays on ProMetic's various products, as well as meeting members of management and scientists who will be gathered for the occasion.

For those who are unable to attend in person, the Company will offer a live audio webcast through ProMetic's website at A replay of the webcast will be available following the meeting on ProMetic's website.

About ProMetic Life Sciences Inc.

ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. ("ProMetic") ( is a biopharmaceutical company specialized in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of a variety of commercial applications derived from its proprietary Mimetic Ligand(TM) technology. This technology is used in large-scale purification of biologics and the elimination of pathogens. ProMetic is also active in therapeutic drug development with the mission to bring to market effective, innovative, lower cost, less toxic products for the treatment of hematology and cancer. Its drug discovery platform is focused on replacing complex, expensive proteins with synthetic "drug-like" protein mimetics. Headquartered in Montreal (Canada), ProMetic has R&D facilities in the U.K., the U.S. and Canada, manufacturing facilities in the U.K. and business development activities in the US, Europe, Asia and in the Middle-East.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements about ProMetic's objectives, strategies and businesses that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements are "forward-looking" because they are based on our current expectations about the markets we operate in and on various estimates and assumptions. Actual events or results may differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements if known or unknown risks affect our business, or if our estimates or assumptions turn out to be inaccurate. Such risks and assumptions include, but are not limited to, ProMetic's ability to develop, manufacture, and successfully commercialize value-added pharmaceutical products, the availability of funds and resources to pursue R&D projects, the successful and timely completion of clinical studies, the ability of ProMetic to take advantage of business opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, uncertainties related to the regulatory process and general changes in economic conditions. You will find a more detailed assessment of the risks that could cause actual events or results to materially differ from our current expectations on page 21 of ProMetic's Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2007, under the heading "Risk Factors". As a result, we cannot guarantee that any forward-looking statement will materialize. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statement even if new information becomes available, as a result of future events or for any other reason, unless required by applicable securities laws and regulations.

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