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Date:4/4/2008

MONTREAL, April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TSX:PLI) ("ProMetic") announced today that Dr. Robert Rohwer, Pathogen Removal and Diagnostics Technology Inc.'s ("PRDT") academic co-founder and Dr. Patrick Gurgel, ProMetic's Senior Research Scientist will present at the American Chemical Society's ("ACS") 235th National Meeting in New Orleans from April 6 - 10, 2008. Drs Rohwer and Gurgel will be speaking during the symposium honoring Dr. Ruben Carbonell's nomination as Fellow of the Industrial and Engineering Chemistry ("I&EC") Division of the ACS.

Dr. Carbonell is an academic co-founder of PRDT, a ProMetic joint venture with the American Red Cross, along with Dr. Robert Rohwer.

Dr. Rohwer will be speaking on April 7, 2008 at 16:25 (EDT) and the title of his presentation is "Managing the risks from blood-associated TSE infectivity with prion affinity ligands".

Dr. Gurgel's lecture titled "Development of a device for prion reduction based on affinity ligand" will be presented on April 8, 2008 at 13:30 (EDT)

The accompanying presentations will be available on ProMetic's website at http://www.prometic.com/en/scientific_information_et.htm following the respective lecture.

About PRDT Academic co-founders

Dr. Ruben Carbonell, is the Frank Hawkins Kenan Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Director of the Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center ("BTEC") at North Carolina State University. Dr. Carbonell's recent research in bioseparations led to the identification of a specific ligand for the prion protein responsible for the transmission of mad cow disease in humans. This ligand is being used to remove prion protein from blood products. Dr. Carbonell is the recipient of a number of teaching and research awards, including NC State's Alumni Distinguished Graduate Prof
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