Dr West discussing the film "Tales from the Organ Trade" at the Science in the Cinema prog
Dr. Lori West, CNTRP Director and Director of the Alberta Transplant Institute, will be discussing the award winning Canadian made documentary called Tales from the Organ Trade at an upcoming event in Edmonton. Tales from the Organ Trade is a gritty film about the lucrative black market industry of human organ trafficking and the motivations of buyers, sellers, and middlemen. Organized by Alberta Innovates Health Services, this “Science in the Cinema program” helps illuminate the science in popular cinema and provide a venue for the general public to learn about current research.
Dr. Lori West will speak at this event in Edmonton and Dr. Braden Manns, Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary, will speak at the Calgary event.
Tales from the Organ Trade: 6:30pm., Thursday, March 19, 2015 at The Metro Cinema (Edmonton) and The Globe Cinema (Calgary).